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University of California, Los Angeles

Anderson School of Management

Quick Stats

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  • Avg GMAT (Admitted Students)
    670
  • Program Cost
    $136,038
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Program Enrollment
    245
  • Yield
    78%
  • Selectivity
    65%
Contact Information
110 Westwood Plaza
Suite A105
Los Angeles, California 90095, United States
Website

Best B-School Road Trip: UCLA Anderson School of Management

Bloomberg Businessweek's Jeniece Pettitt and Rachel Crane hit LA's west side for a little surf and some insight into what makes UCLA's Anderson School of Management unique.

About Anderson School of Management

UCLA Anderson School of Management is among the world’s leading business schools, with faculty renowned globally for their research and teaching excellence. Supported by a powerful network of 36,000 alumni and set in the trend setting and globally diverse economy of Los Angeles, UCLA Anderson marries analytical rigor with bold thinking as it prepares its graduates to shape what’s next in business. Every year, more than 1,800 exceptional individuals pursue MBA, Fully-Employed MBA, Executive MBA, Global Executive MBA for Asia Pacific, Global Executive MBA for the Americas, Master of Financial Engineering, and doctoral degree programs, along with some 3,000 executives in non-degree programs.

What Recent Grads Say See All 11 Comments >

What made me choose UCLA Anderson's EMBA program is the caliber or experienced professionals that are students with me. I have learned so much more from them than than I thought possible. They have made the experience a great one, and I am elated that I am a part of Anderson's alumni network.

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Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 157
  • Middle 80% 96 to 240
Admissions Selectivity
65% Anderson School of Management 77% Average Across All Schools

670 Average GMAT Score
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 143
65% 65.0
78% 78.0
Re-Applicants
3% 3
0%
Wait-listed
100% 35
600 Minimum TOEFL Score
Pre-MBA Careers
Other
28% 28
Finance / Accounting
18% 18
Operations
15% 15
General Management
14% 14
Marketing / Sales
14% 14
Management
7% 7
Consulting
4% 4
Human Resources
0% 0
Other
32% 32
Pharma / Health Care
14% 14
Government
14% 14
Technology
13% 13
Media / Entertainment
10% 10
Financial Services
7% 7
Consulting
4% 4
Petroleum / Energy
3% 3
Manufacturing
2% 2
Non-Profit
1% 1
Consumer Products
0% 0
Real Estate
0% 0
$129,000 Applicant Average Base Salary
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • Disney
  • UCLA
  • Amgen
  • Deloitte
  • US Marines/Navy/Air Force

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$136,038
Total Program Cost
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$136,038
Total Program Cost
Basic scholarships awarded
Loans
Loan guarantee policy Yes Max loan guarantee per year $28,000
0 Full Tuition Scholarships Awarded
52% Percent that received aid
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Academics: What will I learn?

Faculty
  • Faculty from Full-Time program
  • Faculty with at least 5 years corporate experience
100% 100
48% 48
Students in Core Classes
72 Anderson School of Management 36 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Lectures
35% 35
Team project
25% 25
Experiential learning
25% 25
More Information
Joint Degree Programs
Top Areas of Study
  • Economics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • International Business
  • Leadership
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
  • 0
  • Students must write a complete business plan
  • Student must present final company-specific project results to relevant parties
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 22
  • Distance learning No
  • Out of country or special trip/project Yes
Technology Improvements
  • Continued expansion of student-centered tools and services in order to create the most reliable and useful technical environment while earning an MBA. Anderson boasts Polycom remote classrooms for distance learning from all over the world. Unlimited Lynda.com access. Full-function student club sites. Over a full-year of Mediasite course lecture captures. Moodle-based course web sites. Hundreds of research databases and core software. New online student-friendly apps for room, tutoring & consultation scheduling, event management, career planning, etc., all aimed at streamlining the administrative aspects of being a student, so the

Students: Who are my classmates?

37 Average age of student 15% International Students
28% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
51% 51
Asian American
28% 28
Hispanic
12% 12
Student Citizenship
North America
80% 80
Asia
11% 11
Dual Citizen
7% 7
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Campus
  • Campus distance from airport 10 miles
  • Pre-program Orientation
  • Types of housing Local hotels
  • Temporary housing available

Alumni: How strong is my network?

22,952 Living MBA Alumni 22 Countries where alumni clubs exist
43 Active alumni clubs
20% Participating in gift donations No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.