Chicago MBA Programs That Don’t Require Work Experience

It’s true that most traditional full-time MBA programs look for candidates who have demonstrated leadership and success in professional positions. But, just as many MBA programs don’t require the GRE or GMAT examsmany business schools are willing to consider applicants with limited or no prior professional experience. We’ve compiled a list of these schools in your metro below. Click on a program profile below to see if you meet the eligibility requirements for that program.


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Booth School of Business – The University of Chicago
No work experience is required to apply, but students average 5 years.


Loyola University Quinlan School of Business
No work experience is required.


Northern Illinois University College of Business
No work experience needed in order to apply.


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