To get in to an MBA program is to cross a threshold into a more promising life. Applying takes some work, sure, but it’s a process of self-examination you will not regret. UCLA Anderson is looking at all aspects of the individual that will benefit the world as a whole. So when you apply, it's not just to earn an MBA, it’s to gain an opportunity to make impact.


Application Basics

    Application Deadline
    October 6, 2017
    Decision release date December 15, 2017
    Application Deadline
    January 5, 2018
    Decision release date March 29, 2018
    Application Deadline
    April 12, 2018
    Decision release date May 24, 2018

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What We Look For


We define our community by three core qualities: We share success, think fearlessly and drive change. Here are some of the attributes we strive for at UCLA Anderson and look for in prospective applicants:

By Share Success we mean our students should be collaborative and supportive of one another, fully engaged in academic explorations, and be thoughtful when they achieve success.

When we say Think Fearlessly, we’re looking for people who are passionate, inquisitive and analytical while striving for innovation.

We’re also looking for those who Drive Change by being original and productive in pursuit of meaningful impact. This means maintaining an optimistic viewpoint during challenging times, employing strategic thinking and, most important, being resilient.

"Our student body comprises individuals with incredibly wide-ranging experiences — there is no one profile that defines an Anderson student. And our students are seeing job opportunities they hadn't dreamed of. This is the time to invest in your future. Apply and let yourself shine! We can’t wait to get to know you."

Rob Weiler ('91)

Associate Dean, Full-Time MBA Program


Class Profile


44 Countries Represented, 1 Student Body

28% Minorities 38% Women 30% International Citizens 163 Undergraduate Institutions


MBA Class of 2019 Profile


3.2 – 3.8

Middle-80% GPA Range


Average GMAT

680 – 750

Middle-80% GMAT Range


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