The Best Chicago Metro Executive MBA Programs

The Basics At A Glance

School Cost Start Date Months Format GMAT
Chicago (Booth) $148,000 June 21 Alternate weekends with occasional week-long residencies Yes
DePaul University $64,800 September 24 Alternating Saturday sessions No
Northwestern (Kellogg) $159,000 January & September 22 Alternate weekends with occasional week-long residencies No
Loyola University $80,000 August 18 Alternating Friday-Saturday classes, with three residencies including one in Rome, Italy No
Northern Illinois University $47,000 August 18 Meets every Saturday in Naperville, with 3-day weekend residency & 9-day global trip No
Purdue University-Calumet $50,000 September 18 Meets Saturdays in Hammond, Ind., with elective business study abroad trip No
St. Xavier University NA August 24+ Saturday classes No
University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign) $94,000 September 20 Alternating Friday-Saturdays, with two residential weeks and an international trip No
University of Notre Dame (Mendoza) $90,000 January 17 Alternating Friday-Saturdays in downtown Chicago, with three residential weeks on South Bend campus No

 

Source: School websites

The Basics At A Glance

School Age Salary Work Exp.(months) Adv.Degree Intl Female
Chicago (Booth) 36 NA 152 20% 8% 22%
DePaul NA NA NA NA NA NA
Northwestern (Kellogg) 38 $97,465 168 38% 32% 24%
Loyola University 37 NA 168 NA NA 31%
Northern Illinois University 38 NA 180 NA 4% 25%
Purdue University-Calumet 39 NA 179 NA 17% 21%
University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign) 37 NA 156 NA NA NA
University of Notre Dame (Mendoza) 37 $140,000 169 24% 2% 18%

 Source: School websites