For some general information on Northwestern/Kellogg and the Univerersity of Chicago please see the following
Northwestern and Chicago are both ultra elite cluster schools so they are both strong across virtually every subject. Chicago is known for being particularly strong in finance and other quantitative disciplines and Northwestern is known as particularly in strong in fields such as Marketing but they are both strong in many fields.
The admission deadline for the "Managers's Program" is Oct21
http://www.kellogg.northwestern.edu/tmp ... lendar.htm
Likewise, the deadline for the Evening MBA at Chicago is Oct21.
http://gsb.uchicago.edu/parttime/admiss ... lines.aspx
Check with the websites for information on the center of the distribution for the PT programs and Northwestern and Chicago.