The UCLA Anderson School of Management is the graduate business school at the University of California, Los Angeles, one of eleven professional schools. The school offers full-time, MBA, part-time MBA, Executive MBA and global EMBA programs, as well as Masters of Financial Engineering and Ph.D. degrees. UCLA Anderson has consistently been ranked a first tier business school, both in United States and international rankings.
The UCLA Anderson MBA program offers a world-class academic experience, a highly collaborative student culture, real-world business research and consulting experience and a proven process for significant career advancement. The personal transformation and advancement achieved by our MBA graduates is reflected by the impressive accomplishments of our MBA alumni.
There are numerous ways to financially support your next phase of development. In fact, approximately 80% of our MBAs will receive some form of financial assistance, and half of students receive fellowships. UCLA Anderson awards over $17 million dollars in fellowships every year, with awards ranging from $20,000 to full tuition.
Entering students are automatically considered for merit and donor fellowships prior to admission. In addition to fellowships and loans, second-year students are also eligible to apply to become graduate teaching assistants (TAs) or research assistants (RAs). Additional financing options are available through the UCLA Graduate Division.
International student loans are also available, either with or without a co-signer.
Our core curriculum gives all students a business foundation and then our full-time MBA students can begin taking elective courses in as early as winter quarter of their first year. This flexibility helps them quickly build in-depth expertise in their chosen function and industry, strengthening their performance in their summer internship.
MBA students have the option to customize their academic and career preparation by completing one or two of our academic specializations out of a list of 15:
UCLA Anderson prepares the brightest aspiring MBAs to become leaders in the business world — which is why recruiters from some of the country’s top companies, including BCG, Google and Goldman Sachs, work with us year after year. At UCLA Anderson, you’ll gain an advanced tool kit and an alumni network of 39,000 to start your career and the life you’ve always wanted.
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Top hiring companies recruit at UCLA Anderson include Amazon, Google, BCG, Bain & Co., and EY…and all have recently hired international students! About 1/3 students pursue careers in Technology and 1/5 in Consulting. Our top-rated career services provides one-on-one coaching for international students by an experienced International Career Advisor.
STEM-Certified: UCLA Anderson’s MBA academic program is STEM-certified! Grade non-disclosure is also voted on by every class.
Strong Jewish Community: Our very active Jewish Business Student Association has connections and access to LA’s extremely strong Jewish community – join in professional networking events, mentorship programs, Shabbat dinners, and more. LA has the 2nd largest Israeli population in the US.
Very Flexible Curriculum: UCLA Anderson offers 200+ electives, 15 specializations, and the ability to take classes at other UCLA programs. All students also complete the Capstone Project, a hands-on real world experience with the option to build your own company or work as a consultant for a real company during school.
Los Angeles Benefits: In addition to the summer internship, Our MBAs have the ability to do internships during the school year because of our flexible class schedule and UCLA’s location so close to Fortune 500 companies and big technology companies/start-ups.