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  • AVG. GMAT SCORE
    683
  • Program Cost
    $85,800
    $ $ $ $ $
Contact Information
9500 Gilman Drive
#0554
San Diego, California 92093, United States
Website

The Rady School of Management challenges the traditional business school model and is situated at the confluence of business and technology with an MBA program that is an immersion in discovery and impact. As part of the prestigious University of California system, Rady students are surrounded by a premier research institution with direct access to the dynamic resources of San Diego, a city renowned for innovation and discovery. The Rady MBA program provides students with the knowledge, experience and connections they need to forge new career paths, move companies to the next level or launch startup businesses.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    51%
  • Selectivity
    37%
  • Job Offers
    71%
  • Average Salary
    $76,015.00
  • Top Industry
    Pharma/Biotech/Health Care

Events Calendar

  • Jul 26
    11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    The MBA Tour - San Francisco

    San Francisco, CA

    Rady MBA Admissions will have a representative at the event. Meet face-to-face with the MBA admissions officers and alumni.

  • Jul 27
    11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    The MBA Tour - Los Angeles

    Los Angeles, CA

    Rady MBA Admissions will have a representative at the event. Meet face-to-face with the MBA admissions officers and alumni.

  • Jul 31
    2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Skype with Rady MBA Admissions - FlexMBA

    Online

    An admissions representative will be available by Skype from 2pm to 3pm (Pacific Standard Time) for any questions or concerns regarding our application process.

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About University of California, San Diego

Admissions: Can I get in?

3.27 GPA of All Applicants 3.29 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 60
  • Median 53
  • Middle 80% 9 to 122
Admissions Selectivity
37% Rady School of Management 46% Average Across All Schools

683 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
78% 623
85% 683
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 282
37% 37.0
51% 51.0
Female
44% 44
International
56% 56
Re-Applicants
1% 1
0% 0
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Management
  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • Accepted
  • Management
  • Economics
  • Engineering
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • University of California, San Diego
  • University of Southern California
  • United States Naval Academy - Annapolis
  • University of California, Los Angeles
  • Keio University
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
$38,614 Applicant Average Base Salary
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • United States Marine Corps
  • University of California, San Diego
  • United States Navy
  • Japan Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
3% 3
9% 9
710 to 739
10% 10
23% 23
680 to 709
16% 16
31% 31
650 to 679
17% 17
19% 19
620 to 649
17% 17
12% 12
590 to 619
11% 11
4% 4
560 to 589
8% 8
0% 0
530 to 559
7% 7
1% 1
500 to 529
4% 4
0% 0
Under 500
7% 7
0% 0
English Language Requirements
550 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test

Careers: Will I find a job?

Pharma/Biotech/Health Care 25%
Top Industry
  • Technology 25%
  • Other 9%
  • Consumer Products 9%
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
71% Rady School of Management 85% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
44% 44
64% 63.699022556390986
44% Receive Offers
40% 40
58% 57.85206896551723
40% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
27% 27
21% 21.110859375
27% Receive Offers
31% 31
25% 24.93132867132867
31% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
5% 5.492558139534883
0%
7% 7.091818181818181
85% Graduates seeking full-time employment
15% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
6% 6
Data not provided
Finance/Accounting
19% 19
$76,667.00 Data not provided
General Management
19% 19
$83,000.00 Data not provided
Human Resources
0% 0
Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
50% 50
Data not provided
Information Technology
6% 6
Data not provided
Operations/Logistics
0% 0
Data not provided
Other
0% 0
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
6% 6
Data not provided
Consumer Products
9% 9
$63,333.00 Data not provided
Financial Services
6% 6
Data not provided
Government
0% 0
Data not provided
Manufacturing
0% 0
Data not provided
Media/Entertainment
9% 9
$80,000.00 Data not provided
Non-profit
0% 0
Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
6% 6
Data not provided
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
25% 25
$64,857.00 Data not provided
Real Estate
3% 3
Data not provided
Technology
25% 25
$99,571.00 Data not provided
Other
9% 9
$78,853.00 Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
One Year or Less
19% 19
$58,574.00 Data not provided
More than one year, up to three years
22% 22
$56,593.00 Data not provided
More than five years
25% 25
$92,125.00 Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Asia
6% 6
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
North America
94% 94
$78,947.00 Data not provided
South America
0% 0
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
0% 0
Data not provided
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
0% 0
Data not provided
U.S. South
0% 0
Data not provided
U.S. Southwest
0% 0
Data not provided
U.S. Midwest
0% 0
Data not provided
U.S. West
94% 94
$78,947.00 Data not provided
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

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Long Term Pay of MBA Graduates by Job Function

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Top Companies with Interns / Hired
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks
  • Percentage of internships that are paid
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School
  • NSHMBA
  • NBMBAA
  • Asian MBA
  • Reaching Out

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$142,650
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $85,800
  • Budget $42,900
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$151,225
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $95,600
  • Budget $47,800
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
0%
0%
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • A Combination Of Need And Merit
Loans
  • Loan guarantee policy No
  • Max loan guarantee per year
  • Average post-graduation debt
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
55 Rady School of Management 44 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
30% 30
Team project
30% 30
Lectures
25% 25
Top Areas of Study
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Marketing
  • Strategy
  • Technology
  • Health Care Administration
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Concentrations and Specializations
Master Degree Programs
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/PhD
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must write a complete business plan
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
  • Other
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 21
  • Distance learning Yes
Technology Improvements
  • Migration of our alumni portal from a proprietary system to an open standards based system that provides for better integration with related information systems and allows for more time sensitive and accurate reporting, providing better alumni engagement for our fast growing alumni population. Deployment of an automated reporting tool that provides for ad-hoc queries of most reporting tasks handled by student support areas.

Students: Who are my classmates?

36% International Students
28% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
43% 43
Asian American
30% 30
Native American
10% 10
Student Citizenship
North America
57% 57
Asia
32% 32
Dual Citizen
4% 4
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Biotech/Health care
  • Corporate Social Responsibility/NetImpact
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • High Tech
  • Information Technology
  • Marketing
  • Other
Active Networking Clubs
  • Volunteer
  • Women in MBA
  • International Club
  • Wine

Alumni: How strong is my network?

827 Living MBA Alumni
19% 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.