UCLA - Anderson School of Management

Contact Information

UCLA Anderson School of Management

Admissions phone number: 310-825-6944

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MBA Degree Programs

Combined Degree Programs:

  • MBA/JD
  • MBA/MD
  • MBA/Master of Latin American Studies
  • MBA/Master of Urban Planning
  • MBA/Master of Computer Science
  • MBA/Master of Public Policy
  • MBA/Master of Library and Information Science
  • MBA/Master of Nursing
  • MBA/Master of Public Health


Certificate Programs:


AACSB accredited

Program Requirements

The Admissions Committee seeks to create a community of students who bring unique contributions from their diverse backgrounds and experiences and who will collectively enrich the educational experience. Committee members carefully consider biographical and academic background information, GMAT score and (for most international applicants) TOEFL score or IELTS score, achievements, awards and honors, employment history, letters of recommendation, and college and community involvement, especially where candidates have served in leadership capacities.

The Admissions Committee, in considering applications to our MBA programs, seeks people who:
• are academically talented
• exhibit strong potential for leadership
• have a history of success, both personally and professionally
• demonstrate compelling personal qualities
• have a clear sense of purpose
• differentiate themselves from other qualified candidates in our pool

Requirements include:
• Undergraduate/ baccalaureate degree
• Essays
• Undergraduate GPA
• Extracurricular Activities
• Letters of Recommendation

No set weightings are applied to any particular aspects of the application process.


Description of Learning Environment for Students

UCLA Anderson School of Management is perennially ranked among the top-tier business schools in the world. Award-winning faculty renowned for their research and teaching, highly selective admissions, successful alumni and world-class facilities combine to provide an extraordinary learning environment.

Leadership themes permeate the curriculum at UCLA Anderson. MBA students have many opportunities to develop leadership skills in safe surroundings. This includes working in teams on real world management challenges through the Applied Management Research and the Global Access programs. There are also a multitude of leadership experiences available through the school's many student associations and activities.


UCLA Anderson's faculty comprises outstanding educators and researchers who share their scholarship and expertise in areas such as finance, marketing, accounting, business economics, decision sciences, operations and technology management, human resources and organizational behavior, information systems, and strategy and policy.


Tuition(full-time) per academic year:
In-state: $35,852
Out-of-State: $44,093


FEMBA was ranked:
• #1 Part Time MBA Program, BusinessWeek 2007
• #1 in Entrepreneurship, Financial Times 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2008
• #1 in Intellectual Capital, BusinessWeek 2004, 2006

Full-Time MBA was ranked:
• #1 in entrepreneurship by Financial Times in 2007 & 2008.
• #1 in intellectual capital by Business Week in 2004 & 2006

EMBA Rankings Include:
• 1st in EMBA Career Services by The Wall Street Journal
• 3rd in US and 13th globally by the Economist
• 5th in the U.S. by BusinessWeek survey of Executive MBA programs
• 6th in the U.S. by U.S. News & World Report
• 7th in the U.S. by Fortune
• 10th in the U.S. and 37th worldwide by Financial Times

Global EMBA for Asia Pacific:
• 3rd globally by the Economist
• 5th globally by Financial Times

Other Rankings Include:
• 1st in Career Services by The Wall Street Journal
• 4th in the U.S. and 5th worldwide by BusinessWeek survey of Executive MBA programs
• 6th in the U.S. by U.S. News & World Report
• 7th in the U.S. by Fortune
• 10th in the U.S. and 37th worldwide by Financial Times