With 18 million people, from 140 countries, speaking approximately 86 different languages, Los Angeles is one of the most diverse cities in the United States. As the world’s 15th largest economy, L.A. makes an ideal home for more than 300,000 small entrepreneurial businesses, and its vibrant tech scene produces four times the GDP of Silicon Valley. Its reputation as a creative city in media and entertainment is unparalleled, but L.A.’s strengths also extend to sectors such as consulting, finance, health care and consumer products. This nexus of industry, creativity and business-creation equals unparalleled access to company visits, guest speakers, mentors and internship opportunities.
Navigating more than UCLA Anderson’s halls might take a bit of getting used to. Consider us your guide to life outside the classroom as you learn about your new home — or try to find one.
Students from a broad range of backgrounds mix business and socializing with their colleagues of tomorrow. Our student clubs, which represent an array of professional, cultural, social and athletic interests, are an essential component of UCLA Anderson’s unique culture.
Sometimes, students just plan their own music videos for the fun of it. Here, dancing the Harlem Shake.
Stephen Lehtonen (’12) gave an unforgettable TED talk on campus during UCLA Anderson TED Week.
MBA Orientation for the incoming Class of 2017. Yes, you get to climb trees and celebrate each other as part of your MBA.
The Class of 2014 celebrates before graduation.
The C4C challenges include a tug of war against rival schools.
A typical collaborative work session among students.
One of our quintessential school traditions: a football game against our cross-town rivals at the famed Rose Bowl stadium in Pasadena.
MBA students kicking off their Applied Management Research projects with their clients on campus.
Professor Eric Sussman has been rated among the top 10 business school professors in the nation. Students simply love his classes.