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Chicago Booth MBA Class of 2024 Profile

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The University of Chicago Booth School of Business MBA Class of 2024 profile demonstrates how an emphasis on diversity of background attracts future business leaders who are ambitious, supportive, and intellectually curious to the program.

This year’s class numbers 621 students, out of 4,352 applicants. Thirteen are enrolled in Booth’s accelerated joint degree program in law and business.

Here are some key elements of the profile:

Chicago Booth Class Profile: Undergraduate Background

Average Undergraduate GPA 3.6
Percent majoring in business 25%
Percent majoring in economics 25%
Percent majoring in engineering 24%
Percent majoring in liberal arts 13%

Class of 2024 GMAT & GRE Statistics

Average GMAT Score 729
GMAT Score Range 600-780
GRE Quant Average 164
GRE Verbal Average 163
Percent Submitting GRE Scores 26%

Chicago Booth Class Profile: Student Characteristics

Women 40%
Countries Represented (by citizenship) 57
International Students 37%
Average Work Experience 5 years


International students make up 37 percent of the class and represent 57 countries. Nearly half of students—49%—were born outside of the US. Women comprise 40 percent of the class. Based on Federal guidelines, 30 percent identify as Asian American, 10 percent as Hispanic/Latinx, four percent as Black/African American and another four percent as multi-race.

Academic and Professional Background

Students in the MBA program come from 264 different undergraduate institutions and 17 percent already hold a graduate-level degree. A quarter of the class studied economics and the same had studied business during their undergraduate years. Twenty-four percent had majored in engineering and 13 percent in liberal arts. Nine percent had pursued degrees in the physical sciences. Their average GPA landed at 3.6.

Averaging five years of work experience, the MBA class comes from a variety of industries. Eight percent of the MBA class are US Military veterans. Twenty-five percent of the class came from a consulting background followed by 19 percent from financial services.  Thirteen percent had worked in the tech industry before matriculating and 11 percent in the non-profit and government sectors. Healthcare rounds out the top five industry choices at six percent.

Meet some new members of the Chicago Booth MBA Class of 2024 in this Real Humans: MBA Students.

Lauren Wakal
Lauren Wakal has been covering the MBA admissions space for more than a decade, from in-depth business school profiles to weekly breaking news and more.