The University of Chicago Booth School of Business is a graduate business schoollocated in Chicago, Illinois, at the University of Chicago. Formerly known as the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, Chicago Booth is the second oldest business school in the U.S., the first such school to offer an Executive MBA program, and the first to initiate a Ph.D. program in Business. The school was renamed in 2008 following a $300 million endowment gift to the school by alumnus David G. Booth. The school has the third-largest endowment of any business school. Various rankings place Chicago Booth's MBA program among the best in the United States and in the world.
The school's flagship campus is located in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago on the main campus of the university. The school also maintains additional campuses in Londonand Singapore, as well as in downtown Chicago on the Magnificent Mile. In addition to conducting graduate business programs, the school conducts research in the fields offinance, economics, quantitative marketing, and accounting.
Since 1898, the University of Chicago Booth School of Business has produced ideas and leaders that shape the world of business. Its rigorous, discipline-based approach to business education transforms its students into confident, effective, respected business leaders prepared to face the toughest challenges.