Quick Stats

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  • Avg GMAT (Admitted Students)
    710
  • Program Cost
    $97,366
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Yield
    51%
  • Selectivity
    22%
  • Job Offers
    89%
  • Average Salary
    $104,728
  • Top Industry
    Technology
Contact Information
110 Westwood Plaza
Suite B201
Los Angeles, California 90095, United States
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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 37,000 alumni, and set in the urban hub of Los Angeles, UCLA Anderson is defining the future of business by offering students a pioneering approach to management education. Every year, more than 1,800 elite students join the school’s MBA, Fully-Employed MBA, Executive MBA, Global Executive MBA for Asia Pacific, Global Executive MBA for the Americas, Master of Financial Engineering, doctoral and executive education programs.

Events Calendar

  • Sep 17
    07.30 PM - 09.30 PM
    MBA Information Evening - Seoul

    Seoul, South Korea

    Come learn about our full-time MBA Program's student life, careers, curriculum and admissions process, directly from our admissions officer and alumni. We look forward to meeting you!

  • Sep 18
    4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    The MBA Tour - Lima

    Lima, Peru

    There are many ways to connect with and learn about UCLA Anderson through our events. The best way is to visit campus and attend a class plus an information session. You can also connect with us through info sessions around the United States, the rest of the world and online. We look forward to meeting you at this off-campus event.

  • Sep 18
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Online General Information Session

    Online

    There are many ways to connect with and learn about UCLA Anderson through our events. The best way is to visit campus and attend a class plus an information session. You can also connect with us through info sessions around the United States, the rest of the world and online. Join us online for this Full-time MBA Info webinar.

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About University of California, Los Angeles

Admissions: Can I get in?

3.35 GPA of All Applicants 3.49 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 63
  • Median 60
  • Middle 80% 36 to 96
Admissions Selectivity
22% Anderson School of Management 46% Average Across All Schools

710 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
85% 677
89% 710
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 3,124
22% 22.0
51% 51.0
Female
33% 33
International
53% 53
Re-Applicants
4% 4
23% 23
Wait-listed
100% 335
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • Management
  • Accepted
  • Engineering
  • Economics
  • Management
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • UCLA
  • UC San Diego
  • UC Berkeley
  • University of Southern California
  • University of Pennsylvania
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
$63,708 Applicant Average Base Salary
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • Deloitte Consulting
  • PwC
  • Samsung
  • JP Morgan
  • KPMG
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
1% 1
2% 2
740 to 769
11% 11
18% 18
710 to 739
29% 29
39% 39
680 to 709
25% 25
30% 30
650 to 679
13% 13
8% 8
620 to 649
9% 9
3% 3
590 to 619
5% 5
0% 0
560 to 589
2% 2
0% 0
530 to 559
2% 2
0% 0
500 to 529
1% 1
0% 0
Under 500
2% 2
0% 0
English Language Requirements
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: No
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test

Careers: Will I find a job?

Technology 26%
Top Industry
  • Financial Services 20%
  • Consulting 14%
  • Consumer Products 14%
Amazon, Inc. 13
Top Employer
  • Mattel, Inc. 10
  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch 10
  • Deloitte Consulting 9
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
89% Anderson School of Management 85% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
73% 73.3
64% 63.699022556390986
73% Receive Offers
67% 66.8
58% 57.85206896551723
67% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
16% 15.6
21% 21.110859375
16% Receive Offers
18% 17.9
25% 24.93132867132867
18% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
1% 0.6
5% 5.492558139534883
1% Receive Offers
1% 0.6
7% 7.091818181818181
1% Accept Offers
84% Graduates seeking full-time employment
12% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • Amazon, Inc. 13
  • Mattel, Inc. 10
  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch 10
  • Deloitte Consulting 9
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers 6
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
16% 15.8
$118,793.00
65K 140K
Finance/Accounting
33% 33.4
$101,614.00
55K 135K
General Management
7% 7.3
$101,472.00
75K 125K
Human Resources
1% 0.8
Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
26% 25.8
$100,824.00
33K 150K
Operations/Logistics
2% 2.3
$103,000.00
90K 115K
Other
15% 14.6
$105,502.00
65K 160K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
14% 14.2
$122,314.00
85K 140K
Consumer Products
14% 13.5
$94,392.00
75K 120K
Financial Services
20% 20.3
$103,500.00
55K 135K
Media/Entertainment
9% 8.5
$88,600.00
42K 125K
Non-profit
2% 1.5
$81,667.00
65K 90K
Petroleum/Energy
1% 1.2
$97,333.00
60K 160K
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
6% 6.2
$100,195.00
75K 120K
Real Estate
5% 4.6
$90,408.00
65K 110K
Technology
26% 26.2
$108,216.00
33K 140K
Other
4% 3.9
$125,808.00
93K 160K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
One Year or Less
2% 1.5
$112,500.00
90K 160K
More than one year, up to three years
18% 18.1
$100,707.00
50K 160K
More than five years
33% 33.1
$106,075.00
33K 150K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Asia
4% 4.0
$82,143.00
33K 116K
Central America & the Caribbean
1% 1.2
$111,667.00
90K 130K
European Free Trade Zone
1% 1.2
$1,156,637.00
100K 147K
Middle East & North Africa
1% 0.8
Data not provided
North America
93% 93
$105,428.00
42K 160K
South America
0% 0.4
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
10% 10.3
$104,538.00
80K 135K
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
1% 1.2
$101,667.00
90K 115K
U.S. South
2% 2.2
$81,833.00
42K 110K
U.S. Southwest
1% 1.2
$104,000.00
90K 120K
U.S. Midwest
3% 3.1
$114,375.00
100K 135K
U.S. West
74% 74.3
$106,003.00
55K 160K
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

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Long Term Pay of MBA Graduates by Job Function

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10-20 years post-graduation
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10-20 years post-graduation
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Top Companies with Interns / Hired
  • Deloitte Consulting 9
  • Mattel, Inc. 7
  • Google, Inc. 7
  • Goldman Sachs Group 5
  • Microsoft Corporation 5
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks 10
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 91
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School
  • San Francisco Bay Area (Technology)
  • Hong Kong/ Shanghai (Financial Services/ Consulting)
  • Seattle (Technology)
  • Miami (Latin America)

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$245,137
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $97,366
  • Budget $76,370
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$256,139
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $109,940
  • Budget $82,657
31 Full Tuition Scholarships
$24,228 Average Scholarship Amount 71% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
72% 72
71% 71
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
$8,635,501
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • A Combination Of Need And Merit
100%
Of first-year institutional scholarship recipients who received at least the same amount for the second year
Loans
  • Loan guarantee policy Yes
  • Max loan guarantee per year $42,500
  • Average post-graduation debt $77,671
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
72 Anderson School of Management 44 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Lectures
40% 40
Case study
30% 30
Team project
15% 15
Top Areas of Study
  • Consulting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Media/Entertainment
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Students can earn certificates in Leaders in Sustainability, Brand Management, Marketing Analytics, Corporate Finance, and Investment Management.
  • Accounting
  • Consulting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Health Care Administration
  • International Business
  • Marketing
  • Media/Entertainment
  • Real Estate
  • Technology
Master Degree Programs
  • Finance
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/JD (Law)
  • MBA/MCS (Computer Science)
  • MBA/MD (Medicine)
  • MBA/MSN (Nursing)
  • Other
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students are required to complete international experience
  • 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
  • Other
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 21
  • Distance learning Yes
Technology Improvements
  • New state-of-the-art wireless network. Student-centered mobile tools. Polycom remote classrooms. Bloomberg Lab. Unlimited Lynda.com access. Full-function student club sites. Moodle-based course web sites. Hundreds of research databases and core software. New online student-friendly apps for room & consultation scheduling, event management, career planning, etc., all aimed at streamlining the administrative aspects of being a student, so the students can focus on their academic goals.

Students: Who are my classmates?

17% Married Students 31% International Students
34% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
59% 59
Asian American
28% 28
Hispanic
7% 7
Student Citizenship
North America
70% 70
Asia
18% 18
Middle East and North Africa
3% 3
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Biotech/Health care
  • Corporate Social Responsibility/NetImpact
  • Consulting
  • E-business
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • High Tech
  • Information Technology
  • Investment Banking
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Nonprofit
  • New Media
  • VC/ Private Equity
  • Other
Active Networking Clubs
  • Black MBA Association
  • Hispanic Student Organization
  • Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual
  • International Club
  • Partners/Family
  • Volunteer
  • Wine
  • Women in MBA
  • Other

Alumni: How strong is my network?

22,194 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.