Business School Overview
U.S. News Rankings
|Ranking score and category|
#7 in Executive MBA
#10 in Finance
#5 in Part-time MBA
Business School Overview
The Anderson School of Management at University of California--Los Angeles offers graduate programs in these departments and concentrations: accounting, consulting, economics, entrepreneurship, finance, general management, human resources management, international business, manufacturing and technology management, marketing, management information systems, production/operations management, organizational behavior, real estate, supply chain management/logistics, quantitative analysis/statistics and operations research, and technology. Its tuition is full-time: $48,243 per year (in-state); full-time: $54,530 per year (out-of-state); part-time: $37,590 per year (in-state); part-time: $37,590 per year (out-of-state); executive: $64,780 per year (in-state); and executive: $64,780 per year (out-of-state). At graduation, 71.9 percent of graduates of the full-time program are employed.
At the University of California—Los Angeles Anderson School of Management, there are no majors, tracks, or concentrations. Traditional M.B.A. students complete a year of core business classes followed by a year of self-selected courses. Students can explore other academic disciplines in as many as three electives or can complete one of 10 concurrent degree programs, including an M.B.A./J.D. through the UCLA School of Law and an M.B.A./M.D. through the UCLA Geffen School of Medicine.
Students can earn a graduate business degree on weekends and evenings through the Fully Employed M.B.A. or Executive M.B.A. programs. The Anderson School of Management also offers Ph.D. and Master of Financial Engineering degrees. The school partners with the National University of Singapore to offer a Global Executive M.B.A., and other M.B.A. students interested in studying abroad have exchange programs, immersion trips, and global field studies to consider.
In Los Angeles, the school has several specialized centers, including the Laurence and Lori Fink Center for Finance & Investments, the Richard S. Ziman Center for Real Estate, and the UCLA Anderson Forecast. There are about 350 daytime M.B.A. students in each class, and about a third of daytime M.B.A. students are foreign born. UCLA Anderson is one of about 10 schools involved in the Challenge for Charity, which raises funds for the Special Olympics, Junior Achievement, and Project ECHO. Students can also get involved outside of the classroom in about 30 groups. Students can live in university apartments or can find housing throughout Los Angeles.
There are more than 37,000 graduates in the UCLA Anderson alumni network, and some particularly notable graduates include Mitch Kupchak, general manager of the Los Angeles Lakers; Kelly Perdew, a winner on the reality TV series The Apprentice; and Richard Herzer, former CEO of the International House of Pancakes.
|Application deadline (U.S. residents)||April 17|
|Application deadline (international students)||April 17|
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|Average base salary||$105,556|
|Full-time graduates employed at graduation||71.9%|
* Business School Overview details based on 2012 data