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Accounting

University of Chicago

M.B.A.
21 months
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39542 USD/year
39542 USD/year
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The study of an organization’s financial information, accounting is often referred to as the language of business. An organization’s financial performance and health are reflected in its balance sheet and income statement. Accounting gives you a framework from which you can quantifiably evaluate how choices are affected by incentives and resources. 

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Overview

You'll have the chance to explore activities outside the classroom in numerous ways that will also allow you to build new skills, relationships, and networks. These include: 

  • Corporate Finance Group - This group is dedicated to serving its members in their pursuit of a rewarding career in the field of finance. The Corporate Finance Group serves members with interests that cross various industries, including financial services, high tech, entertainment, and many others.
  • Distressed Investing and Restructuring Group - The Distressed Investing and Restructuring Group provides resources to its members and the Chicago Booth community to enable a better understanding of the field and to improve the competitive position of Chicago Booth students interested in entering turnaround and crisis management.
  • American Bankruptcy Institute Corporate Restructuring Competition -Students from leading business schools participate in the American Bankruptcy Institute Corporate Restructuring Competition to solve a realistic business case for a hypothetical, distressed company. Judges are experts in the turnaround/crisis management field.

Programme Structure

  • Cost Analysis and Internal Controls
  • Accounting and Financial Analysis I
  • Accounting and Financial Analysis II
  • Taxes and Business Strategy
  • Financial Statement Analysis

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 21 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

1000 units alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
104 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

A complete submission will consist of the following items:

  • Completed application with required personal background
  • Completed essay questions 
  • Professional resume
  • Two letters of recommendation 
  • Unofficial (scanned) transcripts from all post-secondary educational institutions attended. Note: Official transcripts are requested from admitted students only.
  • GMAT or GRE score
  • TOEFL, IELTS or PTE scores (international applicants only) Note: TOEFL/IELTS/PTE scores are valid for two years.
  • $250 application fee

Tuition Fee

  • International

    39542 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 69200 USD for the full programme and a duration of 21 months.
  • National

    39542 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 69200 USD for the full programme and a duration of 21 months.
  • In-State

    39542 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 69200 USD for the full programme and a duration of 21 months.

Funding

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