UCLA MBA Profile

Application Deadlines

Application Period: Application Deadline: Notification from board:
ROUND 1 October 22, 2014 January 28, 2015
ROUND 2 January 7, 2015 April 2, 2015
ROUND 3 April 15, 2015 June 3, 2015

Application Questions

First Time Applicants – One Required Essay
What are your short-term and long-term career goals, and how will an MBA from UCLA Anderson specifically help you achieve these goals? (750 words maximum)

Optional Essay
The following essay is optional. No preference is given in the evaluation process to applicants who submit an optional essay. Please note that we only accept written essays.

Are there any extenuating circumstances in your profile about which the UCLA MBA Admissions Committee should be aware? (250 words maximum)

Re-applicants – One Required Essay
Reapplicants who applied for the class entering in fall 2011 or 2012 are required to complete the following essay:

Please describe your career progress since you last applied and ways in which you have enhanced your candidacy. Include updates on short-term and long-term career goals, as well as your continued interest in UCLA Anderson. (700 words maximum)

Target Class Size: 360
Applications: 2,727
Percent Admitted: 29%
Yield: Not Published
GMAT Average: 706
GMAT Score Range: 660-750 (Middle 80%)
Average Age 28
Average GRE Q Not Published
Average GRE V Not Published
Average GPA 3.5

Industry: Percent:
Finance: 26%
High Tech: 21%
Consulting: 17%
Public and Non-Profit: 15%
Consumer Goods: 6%
Health Care and Biotechnology: 6%
Entertainment & Media: 5%
Real Estate: 4%

Industry: Percent: Median Base Salary:
Consulting Services 15.3% $125,000
Consumer Products 8.3% $95,000
Financial Services 26.5% $100,000
Healthcare 6.2% $107,150
Manufacturing 3.2% $100,000
Media/Entertainment 10.7% $100,000
Non-Profit 2.1% $83,000
Petroleum/Energy/Utilities 1.7% $94,000
Real Estate 2.5% $97,500
Technology 19.9% $110,000
Other Industires 3.8% $97,500
Career Hiring
Class of Accepted Offer 3 months out Median Base Salary Average Base Salary Median Signing Bonus Average Signing Bonus
2011 86.2% $100,000 $103,368 $20,000 $25,365

Female 33%
International 33%
U.S. Minority 26%
Region
Africa 1%
Asia 19%
Europe 7%
North America 67%
Latin America and the Caribbean 5%
Oceania 1%
Dual Citizenship 9%
Experience
Mean Work Experience 64 months
Mean Age 28
Enrollment
Total 1,943
Full-Time MBA 747
Full-Time MBA 842
Executive MBA 246
PhD Program 75

School Ranking
Business Week 17
US News 15
Program Costs
Resident $90,770.00
Nonresident $105,160.00
Recommended Annual Budget (Resident) $69,392.00
Recommended Annual Budget (Nonresident) $76,587.00
Alumni
Total Living Alumni 20,798
Joint Degrees
MBA/MCS (Computer Science)
MBA/JD (Law)
MBA/MD (Medicine)
MBA/MSN (Nursing)
Other