Quick Stats

  • Program Cost
    $103,600
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Program Enrollment
    157
  • Yield
    63%
  • Selectivity
    86%
Contact Information
Pereira Drive
SB 230
Irvine, California 92697, United States
Website
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Merage School of Business

About Merage School of Business

What Recent Grads Say See All 5 Comments >

I believe that the location helps to make UC Irvine special. There are a lot of retired executives that live in the Orange County area that the EMBA program uses (speakers and instructors) to enhance the learning experience.

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Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 189
  • Middle 80% 117 to 283
Admissions Selectivity
86% Merage School of Business 77% Average Across All Schools

Average GMAT Score
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 78
86% 86.0
63% 63.0
Re-Applicants
3% 3
0%
Wait-listed
100% 0
550 Minimum TOEFL Score
Pre-MBA Careers
Marketing / Sales
31% 31
Management
26% 26
Operations
19% 19
Consulting
7% 7
Finance / Accounting
7% 7
General Management
7% 7
Other
3% 3
Human Resources
0% 0
Technology
21% 21
Financial Services
16% 16
Consulting
10% 10
Consumer Products
10% 10
Manufacturing
10% 10
Non-Profit
10% 10
Media / Entertainment
7% 7
Real Estate
7% 7
Pharma / Health Care
5% 5
Government
2% 2
Other
2% 2
Petroleum / Energy
0% 0
$116,148 Applicant Average Base Salary
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • Edwards Lifesciences
  • Allergan
  • Blizzard Entertainment
  • PIMCO (Pacific Investment Management Co.)
  • Experian

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$103,600
Total Program Cost
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$103,600
Total Program Cost
Basic scholarships awarded
Loans
Loan guarantee policy No
0 Full Tuition Scholarships Awarded
84% 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
40% 40
30% 30
Students in Core Classes
39 Merage School of Business 36 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
30% 30
Team project
30% 30
Lectures
30% 30
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Joint Degree Programs
Top Areas of Study
  • Economics
  • General Management
  • International Business
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Strategy
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
  • 0
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 21
  • Distance learning No
  • Out of country or special trip/project Yes
Technology Improvements
  • Classroom renovations included smart podiums. All large classrooms have twin projectors, high speed wireless networks, and laptop power at every seat. Classroom capture systems and built-in robotic cameras allow all instruction in largest classrooms to be streamed live via the Internet for classes, TA sessions, and conferences.

Students: Who are my classmates?

40 Average age of student 5% International Students
21% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
52% 52
Hispanic
18% 18
Asian American
10% 10
Student Citizenship
North America
95% 95
Asia
5% 5
Non-Europe Free Trade Zone
0% 0
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Campus
  • Campus distance from airport 3 miles
  • Pre-program Orientation
  • Types of housing Month-to-month on-campus housing during the program; 4-star hotel accomodations during the 3 offsite residentials.
  • Temporary housing available

Alumni: How strong is my network?

8,443 Living MBA Alumni 4 Countries where alumni clubs exist
13 Active alumni clubs
4% 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.