545 Student Services Building
Berkeley, CA 94720
Business School Overview
U.S. News Rankings
|Ranking score and category|
#5 in Entrepreneurship
#9 in Executive MBA
#8 in Finance
#8 in International
#8 in Management
#11 in Marketing
#4 in Nonprofit
#1 in Part-time MBA
Business School Overview
The Haas School of Business at University of California--Berkeley offers these departments and concentrations: accounting, consulting, e-commerce, economics, entrepreneurship, finance, general management, health care administration, human resources management, international business, leadership, manufacturing and technology management, marketing, management information systems, not-for-profit management, production/operations management, organizational behavior, portfolio management, public administration, public policy, real estate, supply chain management/logistics, quantitative analysis/statistics and operations research, and technology. Its tuition is full-time: $51,412 per year (in-state); full-time: $53,959 per year (out-of-state); part-time: $2,790 per credit (in-state); part-time: $2,790 per credit (out-of-state); executive: $154,960 total program (in-state); and executive: $154,960 total program (out-of-state). At graduation, 74.0 percent of graduates of the full-time program are employed.
Graduate students at the Haas School of Business benefit from the school’s location near San Francisco, a hotbed of major businesses like Google and Visa. It’s a convenient place to find internships and jobs to supplement a business education. Through the Haas@Work program, students are assigned to projects at both local and global companies. Students earn an MBA in 21 months in the traditional program, or in three years if they attend part time in the evenings and on Saturdays. Electives make up more than half the MBA curriculum, and students can select courses offered at Haas or at other academic divisions of UC-Berkeley. Seasoned business professionals can earn their MBA in 19 months via the Berkeley MBA for Executives program.
Close to a third of MBA students at UC-Berkeley are international, and many business courses have a global focus. There are a few research centers on campus, including the Asia Business Center and the Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics. Notable alumni include John Riccitiello, former CEO of Electronic Arts; Cathie Lesjak, executive vice president and CFO of Hewlett-Packard; and Walter Haas, a former president of Levi Strauss & Co. and the namesake of the business school.
|Application deadline (U.S. residents)||March 1|
|Application deadline (international students)||March 1|
|Gender distribution (full-time)|
|Average base salary||$117,738|
|Full-time graduates employed at graduation||74.0%|
* Business School Overview details based on 2013 data