Quick Stats

  • Avg GMAT (Admitted Students)
    661
  • Program Cost
    $88,000
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Yield
    48%
  • Selectivity
    42%
  • Job Offers
    87%
  • Average Salary
    $73,485
  • Top Industry
    Other
Contact Information
9500 Gilman Drive
#0553
La Jolla, California 92093-0553, United States
Website
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Rady School of Management

About Rady School of Management

The Rady School of Management’s programs are an immersion in knowledge creation and hands-on experience. Developing entrepreneurial leaders who pursue the extraordinary, discover new ideas and create new companies is at the core of the school’s curriculum and culture. As part of the University of California, San Diego, the Rady School offers students access to a world-renowned center of research. Located in San Diego, a hub of innovation, the Rady School integrates a rigorous curriculum with the opportunity to work with visionaries, business leaders and venture capitalists.

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Admissions: Can I get in?

3.27 GPA of All Applicants 3.4 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 67
  • Median 58
  • Middle 80% 15 to 130
Admissions Selectivity
42% Rady School of Management 46% Average Across All Schools

661 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
79% 631
83% 661
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 282
42% 42.0
48% 48.0
Female
42% 42
International
80% 80
Re-Applicants
0% 0
0% 0
Wait-listed
100% 0
Top Undergrad Majors
  • Accepted
  • Finance
  • Economics
  • Business (General)
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • University of Tokyo
  • University of California, San Diego
  • University of California, Davis
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
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • Bank of America
  • Cisco
  • IBM
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
2% 2
0% 0
710 to 739
12% 12
23% 23
680 to 709
17% 17
30% 30
650 to 679
17% 17
11% 11
620 to 649
20% 20
15% 15
590 to 619
15% 15
15% 15
560 to 589
4% 4
4% 4
530 to 559
5% 5
2% 2
500 to 529
3% 3
0% 0
Under 500
5% 5
0% 0
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 41%
Top Industry
  • Technology 34%
  • Financial Services 12%
  • Consulting 12%
Cymer 3
Top Employer
  • Deliotte 1
  • Bainbridge 1
  • HSBA Mexico 1
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
87% Rady School of Management 83% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
46% 46
61% 60.97325153374234
46% Receive Offers
46% 46
56% 55.69710982658959
46% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
41% 41
22% 21.9117610062893
41% Receive Offers
41% 41
25% 25.424767441860464
41% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
3% 3.0
0%
11% 11.25
37% Graduates seeking full-time employment
14% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • Cymer 3
  • Deliotte 1
  • Bainbridge 1
  • HSBA Mexico 1
  • Gartner Consulting 1
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Finance/Accounting
28% 28
$70,443.00
17K 125K
Marketing/Sales
38% 38
$75,727.00 Data not provided
Other
34% 34
$73,529.00
30K 105K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
12% 12
$63,250.00
55K 90K
Financial Services
12% 12
$74,247.00
17K 125K
Technology
34% 34
$87,288.00
60K 110K
Other
41% 41
$64,721.00
13K 102K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
One Year or Less
13% 13
$59,980.00
30K 108K
More than one year, up to three years
34% 34
$68,292.00
36K 90K
More than five years
28% 28
$76,794.00
13K 105K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Asia
9% 9
$71,941.00
13K 101K
Central America & the Caribbean
6% 6
Data not provided
North America
84% 84
$73,485.00
30K 125K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
4% 4
Data not provided
U.S. West
96% 96
$76,857.00
30K 125K
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
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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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Top Companies with Interns / Hired
  • Entropic 2
  • Sense4Baby 2
  • Illumina 1
  • Roth 1
  • Pratt & Whitney 1
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus 73
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board 134
  • Average intern length in weeks 12
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 90
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School
  • NSHMBA Conference
  • NBMBAA
  • Reaching Out
  • Net Impact

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $88,000
  • Budget $21,742
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $98,000
  • Budget $21,742
0 Full Tuition Scholarships
$22,875 Average Scholarship Amount
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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
  • Financial Need
  • Academic Merit
  • 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 No
  • Max loan guarantee per year
  • Average post-graduation debt
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
49 Rady School of Management 43 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
35% 35
Team project
30% 30
Lectures
25% 25
Top Areas of Study
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Technology
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Concentrations and Specializations
Master Degree Programs
  • Finance
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/PhD
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must write a complete business plan
  • 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 to campus-wide LMS with improved technology backbone and broader support. • Expansion of learning spaces to include 3 Distance Learning ready classrooms. • Upgraded student lab computers using the latest touch-based technologies • Student breakout rooms were outfitted with carrels that include monitors to facilitate easy collaboration and team study. • Upgraded classroom technology including touch displays at instructor stations • Automated lecture capture process pilot in 2014.

Students: Who are my classmates?

67% International Students
33% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
Asian American
72% 72
White
19% 19
Hispanic
5% 5
Student Citizenship
Asia
61% 61
North America
33% 33
South America
4% 4
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Social Impact
  • Consulting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environment/Sustainability
  • Finance
  • Technology
  • Marketing
Active Networking Clubs
  • International students
  • Women students

Alumni: How strong is my network?

939 Living MBA Alumni 2 Countries where alumni clubs exist
4 Active alumni clubs
15% 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.