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Why Chicago Booth Scholars

How It Works

As a Chicago Booth Scholar, you’ll apply for admission during your final year of college. Then you’ll work for two to five years before starting the Full-Time MBA Program or Evening and Weekend MBA Programs at Booth. During the deferment period, you’ll have full access to Booth resources and events, specialized deferred scholar programming, and to our vast network of business professionals.

Student Profile 2020

Booth’s MBA deferred admission program welcomes applicants from all undergraduate institutions, with any undergraduate majors, and with a wide array of backgrounds and interests. Successful applicants demonstrate intellectual curiosity, personal maturity, competitive scores, and leadership. They also have a history of substantive internships or part-time jobs and/or an entrepreneurial spirit.

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GMAT Range

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Countries Represented

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Undergraduate Institutions Represented

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GPA Range

Student Backgrounds

Common Undergraduate Majors 

Biology Computer Science Economics Engineering Science History
Mathematics Political Science Psychology Public Policy Statistics

Common Pre-Booth Industries

Consulting Education Government Health Care
Investment Banking Nonprofits Sports/ Recreation Technology

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Explore the Application Process

Learn how to apply for the Booth MBA Chicago Booth Scholars Program and defer your MBA enrollment while you gain work experience.

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Join us at a reception, an MBA forum or campus fair, or an on-campus visit to learn more about the distinct benefits of the Chicago Booth Scholars Program.

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Begin Your MBA Journey

The first step in joining the Chicago Booth Scholars Program is to apply for admission.
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Questions about the MBA with deferred enrollment at Chicago Booth? See our FAQ or contact us. We look forward to hearing from you!

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