Profile Data from 2012
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  • AVG. GMAT SCORE
    597
  • Program Cost
    $74,989
    $ $ $ $ $
Contact Information
900 University Avenue
102 Anderson South
Riverside, California 92521, United States
Website

Established in 1972, the University of California, Riverside’s School of Business Administration is one of only three UC schools that offer both an undergraduate and graduate component. The alma mater of over 14,000 UCR alumni, the School is home to the A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management, which features MBA, Flexible MBA, Ph.D. in business, Master of Professional Accountancy, and Master of Finance (forthcoming) programs. Leveraging its location at the nexus of commerce, the UCR business school seeks to develop world-class leaders and scholars who are as diverse as the challenges they face and the enterprises they grow.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    42%
  • Selectivity
    54%
  • Job Offers
    64%
  • Average Salary
    $61,806.00
  • Top Industry
    Other

Social

About University of California, Riverside

Admissions: Can I get in?

3.2 GPA of All Applicants 3.36 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 32
  • Median 18
  • Middle 80% 6 to 48
Admissions Selectivity
54% Anderson Graduate School of Management 46% Average Across All Schools

597 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
73% 583
75% 597
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 405
54% 54.0
42% 42.0
Female
51% 51
International
88% 88
Re-Applicants
0% 0
0% 0
Wait-listed
100% 0
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Management
  • Accepted
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Management
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • University of California, Riverside
  • Tamkang University
  • Fu Jen Catholic University
  • Soochow University
  • National Taipei University
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
  • Recommendations Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Important
  • Application Essay Considered
  • Interviews Considered
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
2% 2
2% 2
710 to 739
3% 3
5% 5
680 to 709
6% 6
9% 9
650 to 679
8% 8
7% 7
620 to 649
14% 14
16% 16
590 to 619
15% 15
15% 15
560 to 589
19% 19
22% 22
530 to 559
15% 15
15% 15
500 to 529
7% 7
6% 6
Under 500
11% 11
3% 3
English Language Requirements
550 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 23%
Top Industry
  • Technology 22%
  • Financial Services 19%
  • Consumer Products 17%
East/West Bank 2
Top Employer
  • Ogilvy One Worldwide 2
  • BOTAS 1
  • HSBC 1
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
64% Anderson Graduate School of Management 85% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
28% 28
64% 63.699022556390986
28% Receive Offers
28% 28
58% 57.85206896551723
28% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
36% 36
21% 21.110859375
36% Receive Offers
30% 30
25% 24.93132867132867
30% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
13% 13
5% 5.492558139534883
13% Receive Offers
19% 19
7% 7.091818181818181
19% Accept Offers
76% Graduates seeking full-time employment
24% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • East/West Bank 2
  • Ogilvy One Worldwide 2
  • BOTAS 1
  • HSBC 1
  • Newegg, Inc 1
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
3% 2.7
$92,000.00 Data not provided
Finance/Accounting
39% 38.8
$62,857.00
50K 80K
General Management
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Human Resources
3% 2.7
$45,000.00 Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
17% 16.6
$55,000.00
35K 65K
Information Technology
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Operations/Logistics
6% 5.5
$57,500.00
35K 80K
Other
11% 11
$72,500.00 Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Consumer Products
17% 16.6
$46,600.00
35K 55K
Financial Services
19% 19.4
$68,750.00
60K 80K
Government
6% 5.5
$40,250.00
36K 45K
Manufacturing
3% 2.7
$92,000.00 Data not provided
Media/Entertainment
6% 5.5
$unk Data not provided
Non-profit
3% 2.7
$55,000.00 Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
3% 2.7
$60,000.00 Data not provided
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Real Estate
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Technology
22% 22.2
$79,250.00
62K 110K
Other
23% 23.2
$unk Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
One Year or Less
0% 0
Data not provided
More than one year, up to three years
0% 0
Data not provided
More than five years
0% 0
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Asia
34% 33.5
$unk Data not provided
Australia & Oceania
0% 0
Data not provided
Central America & the Caribbean
0% 0
Data not provided
European Free Trade Zone
0% 0
Data not provided
Non-European Free Trade Zone
0% 0
Data not provided
Middle East & North Africa
3% 2.7
$60,000.00 Data not provided
North America
64% 63.8
$60,781.00
35K 110K
South America
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
3% 2.7
$80,000.00 Data not provided
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
0% 0
Data not provided
U.S. South
3% 2.7
$35,000.00 Data not provided
U.S. Southwest
3% 2.7
$92,000.00 Data not provided
U.S. Midwest
0% 0
Data not provided
U.S. West
56% 55.7
$60,500.00
36K 110K
U.S. Possessions/Territories
0% 0
Data not provided
Canada
0% 0
Data not provided
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

Long Term Pay of MBA Graduates by Job Function

Top Companies with Interns / Hired
  • esri 3
  • University of California Riverside 3
  • Strategic Marketing 2
  • Northwest Mutual 2
  • Gutierrez and Anderson 2
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus 20
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board 187
  • Average intern length in weeks 6
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 25
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School
  • NBMBA

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $74,989
  • Budget $50,920
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $99,479
  • Budget $64,784
0 Full Tuition Scholarships
$21,821 Average Scholarship Amount 45% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
53% 53
45% 45
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
$2,032,335
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • Academic Merit
100%
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 $50,531
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Academics: What will I learn?

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

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
30% 30
Lectures
30% 30
Team project
20% 20
Top Areas of Study
  • E-commerce
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Supply Chain Management
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Accounting
  • E-commerce
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Supply Chain Management
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
Joint Degree Programs
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 No
Technology Improvements
  • Implemented Behavioral Research/Instruction lab, 32 subject/student stations, 3 researcher/instructor stations, 3 physical servers, 5 virtual servers Opened MBA Student Computer Lab with 15 student stations Implemented Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) for MBA student lab Replaced about 1/3 of Faculty/Staff office computers Updated all desktop computers to Windows 7 and all servers to Windows Server 2008 R2 Purchased/renewed 5 new physical enterprise servers, 12 virtual servers Complete revamp of s

Students: Who are my classmates?

74% International Students
50% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
Asian American
50% 50
White
33% 33
African American
13% 13
Student Citizenship
Asia
74% 74
North America
26% 26
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Consulting
  • Finance
  • Investment Banking
  • Marketing
Active Networking Clubs
  • International Club
  • Volunteer
  • Other

Alumni: How strong is my network?

1,808 Living MBA Alumni 2 Countries where alumni clubs exist
2 Active alumni clubs
3% 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.