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Quick Stats

  • Avg GMAT (Admitted Students)
    676
  • Program Cost
    $72,977
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Yield
    84%
  • Selectivity
    14%
  • Job Offers
    94%
  • Average Salary
    $90,023
  • Top Industry
    Other
Contact Information
One Shields Avenue
Gallagher Hall
Davis, California 95616, United States
Website
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Graduate School of Management

About Graduate School of Management

Dedicated to preparing innovative leaders for global impact, the UC Davis Graduate School of Management is consistently ranked among the premier business schools in the United States and internationally. The School’s faculty members are globally renowned for their teaching excellence and pioneering research. With prime locations in Northern California’s economic hubs, the UC Davis provides a bold, innovative approach to management education to Full-Time MBA students and Master of Professional Accountancy students at the UC Davis campus, and Part-Time MBA students in Sacramento and the San Francisco Bay Area.

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The culture is hard to beat. Classmates, faculty, and other staff are very friendly, supportive, and want to see everyone succeed. Where competition exists, it is friendly.

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About University of California, Davis

Admissions: Can I get in?

3.29 GPA of All Applicants 3.27 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 60
  • Median 48
  • Middle 80% 24 to 108
Admissions Selectivity
14% Graduate School of Management 46% Average Across All Schools

676 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
78% 624
85% 676
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 374
14% 14.0
84% 84.0
Female
44% 44
International
67% 67
Re-Applicants
1% 1
20% 20
Wait-listed
100% 48
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • English
  • Other Science
  • Economics
  • Accepted
  • Psychology
  • Economics
  • English
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • UC Davis
  • UC Berkeley
  • UC San Diego
  • UC Santa Barbara
  • UC Riverside
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Very Important
  • Application Essay Very Important
  • Interviews Very Important
  • Recommendations Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
$68,958 Applicant Average Base Salary
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • US Military
  • University
  • Self-Employed
  • eBay
  • Hewlett-Packard
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
4% 4
13% 13
710 to 739
13% 13
24% 24
680 to 709
18% 18
21% 21
650 to 679
15% 15
16% 16
620 to 649
14% 14
18% 18
590 to 619
10% 10
0% 0
560 to 589
7% 7
0% 0
530 to 559
7% 7
8% 8
500 to 529
2% 2
0% 0
Under 500
10% 10
0% 0
English Language Requirements
600 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test

Careers: Will I find a job?

Other 27%
Top Industry
  • Technology 23%
  • Consulting 17%
  • Financial Services 13%
Autodesk 2
Top Employer
  • HelloSociety 1
  • NetApp 1
  • Marketing Evolution 1
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
94% Graduate School of Management 83% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
57% 57
61% 60.97325153374234
57% Receive Offers
52% 52
56% 55.69710982658959
52% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
37% 37
22% 21.9117610062893
37% Receive Offers
34% 34
25% 25.424767441860464
34% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
3% 3.0
0%
11% 11.25
80% Graduates seeking full-time employment
20% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • Autodesk 2
  • HelloSociety 1
  • NetApp 1
  • Marketing Evolution 1
  • Intel 1
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
20% 20
$90,260.00
73K 110K
Finance/Accounting
23% 23
$85,780.00
70K 100K
General Management
0% 0
Data not provided
Human Resources
0% 0
Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
34% 34
$88,810.00
50K 120K
Information Technology
0% 0
Data not provided
Operations/Logistics
0% 0
Data not provided
Other
23% 23
$98,060.00
60K 125K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
17% 17
$84,625.00
60K 110K
Consumer Products
0% 0
Data not provided
Financial Services
13% 13
$91,667.00
80K 110K
Government
0% 0
Data not provided
Manufacturing
10% 10
$100,300.00
94K 107K
Media/Entertainment
10% 10
$77,667.00
50K 120K
Non-profit
0% 0
Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
0% 0
Data not provided
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
0% 0
Data not provided
Real Estate
0% 0
Data not provided
Technology
23% 23
$101,191.00
61K 125K
Other
27% 27
$76,200.00
60K 102K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
One Year or Less
13% 13
Data not provided
More than one year, up to three years
30% 30
$94,571.00
60K 110K
More than five years
40% 40
$96,574.00
60K 125K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Asia
3% 3
Data not provided
North America
97% 97
$90,893.00
50K 125K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
13% 13
$91,585.00
63K 110K
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
3% 3
Data not provided
U.S. Midwest
7% 7
Data not provided
U.S. West
73% 73
$93,188.00
50K 125K
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Average Signing Bonus for Most Recent Graduates
Other Income for Most Recent Graduates

Long Term Pay of MBA Graduates by Industry

5-10 years post-graduation
10-20 years post-graduation
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Long Term Pay of MBA Graduates by Job Function

5-10 years post-graduation
10-20 years post-graduation
5-10 years post-graduation
10-20 years post-graduation
5-10 years post-graduation
10-20 years post-graduation
Top Companies with Interns / Hired
  • CHIC Group 3
  • Blue Shield of CA 2
  • NetApp 2
  • Autodesk 2
  • California Chamber of Commerce 2
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks 15
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 95
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School
  • BSR Conference
  • Wine Trek
  • NSHMBA Conference
  • NBMBAA Conference

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$158,620
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $72,977
  • Budget $21,682
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$158,620
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $97,467
  • Budget $21,682
0 Full Tuition Scholarships
$12,163 Average Scholarship Amount 72% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
100% 100
72% 72
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
$1,706,928
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • A Combination Of Need And Merit
0%
Of first-year institutional scholarship recipients who received at least the same amount for the second year
Loans
  • Loan guarantee policy No
  • Max loan guarantee per year
  • Average post-graduation debt $52,705
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
36 Graduate School of Management 43 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
30% 30
Lectures
30% 30
Experiential learning
15% 15
Top Areas of Study
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Technology
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Accounting
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Marketing
  • Strategy
  • Technology
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/JD (Law)
  • MBA/MA (Arts)
  • MBA/MD (Medicine)
  • MBA/ME (Engineering)
  • MBA/MSME (Mechanical Engineering)
  • MBA/MSN (Nursing)
  • MBA/PhD
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must complete a company-specific project and present results to relevant parties
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 21
  • Distance learning Yes
Technology Improvements
  • Implemented Mediasite Lecture Recording system in 20% of classrooms. Implemented PolyCom RealPresence Video-Conferencing system in 20% of classrooms. Implemented Crestron Air Media devices in 100% of classrooms to provide students ability to wirelessly connect to audio/visual system. Implemented a new on-line course scheduling and registration web system. Implemented Qualtrics Survey web service.

Students: Who are my classmates?

20% Married Students 39% International Students
30% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
55% 55
Asian American
15% 15
Hispanic
15% 15
Student Citizenship
North America
57% 57
Asia
34% 34
Dual Citizen
7% 7
More Information
Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Biotech/Health care
  • Social Impact
  • Consulting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Other
Active Networking Clubs
  • International students
  • Women students
  • Other

Alumni: How strong is my network?

3,315 Living MBA Alumni 1 Countries where alumni clubs exist
4 Active alumni clubs
13% Participating in gift donations No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months