The Full-time MBA Program

University of California, Los Angeles | Anderson School of Management
American MBA

The diversity of the class spans a wide range of industries and functions ensuring an unequalled variety of perspectives.

Program Info

The UCLA Anderson full-time MBA is a market-facing curriculum that integrates real-world experience for real-world impact. We’ve designed our career and academic programs to complement each other every step of the way. Market-focused and developed with close attention to feedback from corporate recruiters, our curriculum ensures that you will leave UCLA Anderson ready to have an immediate and positive impact wherever you go. The key components of the academic program include; a focus on leadership and communication, customizable schedule, flexibility and specializations, Applied Management Research, global exposure and an internship experience. With 15 optional specializations to choose from, students have the ability to craft their curriculum to explore new ideas and experiences or zero in with laser focus on an industry.

Student Body

Class Size – 360
Average Age – 29
Women – 32%
International Students – 38% (44 countries represented)
Average GMAT – 715

Undergraduate Majors: Business 28%, Engineering 22%, Humanities 16%, Economics 16%, Math/Science 7%, Other 11%

Top Backgrounds by Industry: High Tech 26%, Finance 25%, Consulting 15%, Public/Nonprofit 9%, Consumer Goods 9%, Health Care & Biotechnology 7%, Entertainment & Media 6%, Real Estate 3%


The application process ensures we find not only the best students, but also the most diverse group who fit hand-in-glove with our Think in the Next credo. We make sure that you and your classmates will excel while supporting each other in reaching beyond conventional thinking and becoming the industry-shaping leaders of tomorrow. The following components are considered in the admissions process: Online application, academic record (4-year bachelor's degree or equivalent), test scores (GMAT or GRE), professional work experience, recommendations, essay, TOEFL/IELTS and interview.


$55,149 per year (2-year program)




UCLA Anderson School of Management

MBA Admissions & Financial Aid Office

110 Westwood Plaza, Gold Hall, Suite B201

Los Angeles, CA 90095-1481


Telephone: 310-825-6944


Dean: Judy Olian

Director: Alex Lawrence

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