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UCLA FEMBA Bruin Bridge
UCLA alumni of all programs including undergraduate and graduate are invited to apply to the Anderson School of Management Fully Employed MBA Program through the UCLA FEMBA Bruin Bridge, an exclusive opt out option for the GMAT/GRE/Executive Assessment exam requirement.

If an alum qualifies under the criteria listed below, UCLA Anderson FEMBA will not require a exam score to apply.
The Criteria
Applicants must meet one of the two criteria below to submit their application without an exam:
  • UCLA Alumni with an undergraduate or graduate degree with a cumulative UCLA GPA of 3.2 or greater in one of the following majors or fields:

    Business Economics
    Business Analytics
    Financial Engineering
    Life Sciences
    Minor in Accounting. (No other minors will be considered.)


  • UCLA Alumni with an undergraduate or graduate degree in a field not listed above with a cumulative UCLA GPA of 3.4 or greater AND satisfying one of the following conditions:

    Certificate or license in a quantitative field (i.e., CPA or CFA, or international equivalent). Applicants are required to upload proof of certification/license with their transcripts.


    Demonstrated quantitative ability. Undergraduate- or graduate-level quantitative coursework taken at UCLA with a minimum grade of B or better in one or more courses e.g.:

    Advanced Math

  • Consider Your Profile

    We encourage you to compare your profile against these qualifications along with the class profile to determine if you should apply without a exam score. If you do not meet the criteria above or if you have any doubts about meeting the quantitative criteria stated, we encourage you to submit a exam score with your application.

    View Class Profile

    The Admissions Committee cannot provide a review of your application, experience, or coursework prior to submitting your application and application fees are non-refundable.

If you have any questions regarding the criteria or whether your major qualifies for the exam exemption, please start an application, upload your transcripts and then contact:

Christopher Thompson
Director of Admissions Operations