University of California, Los Angeles | Anderson School of Management
The Full-time MBA Program
UCLA Anderson School of Management ranks among the top-tier business schools in the world. Award-winning faculty renowned for research and teaching, highly selective admissions, successful alumni and world-class facilities combine to provide an extraordinary learning environment in the heart of Southern California. Each year our students convene from around the world to share knowledge, unforgettable experiences, and a desire to excel in global business. The diversity of the class spans a wide range of industries and functions ensuring an unequalled variety of perspectives.
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.
Class Size – 330
Average Age – 28
Women – 35%
International Students – 47% (43 countries represented)
Average GMAT – 711
Undergraduate Majors: Business 26%, Engineering 26%, Humanities 14%, Economics 14%, Math/Science 10%, Other 10%
Top Backgrounds by Industry: High Tech 26%, Finance 24%, Consulting 14%, Marketing 11%, Public/Nonprofit 9%, Health Care & Biotechnology 6%, Entertainment & Media 6%, Real Estate 4%
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 (by invitation only).
For more details on our application requirements please visit our Application Requirements page.
There are numerous ways to financially support your future MBA. In fact, approximately 80 percent of our students will choose some form of financial assistance, and half of students receive fellowships.
$71,071 per year (2-year program) for non-residents
$71,071 per year (2-year program) for California residents
In 2021-22, we awarded $18 Million in fellowships and our international students are able to obtain MBA loans without the need for U.S. co-signer.
For more information on our fees and fiancial aid resources available please visit our Fianancing your MBA page.