Military and Veterans

UCLA Anderson is proud to count among its student body more than 100 active military and veterans, who bring a sense of mission, organization and commitment to their education — and to the business world after graduation. Your military training has strengthened your leadership skills, so now let your expertise benefit from a global network of classmates.

Many Ways to Lead

Alice is a former U.S. Navy Surface Warfare Officer who transitioned into civilian employment in June 2018 as a consultant supporting U.S. Department of Defense acquisition programs for Booz Allen Hamilton. Since graduating from the Naval Academy in 2012, she has lived in three East Coast states and in Japan, and is now back in California based in San Diego.

Read More About Alice's Story

Alice Hong (’22)

Associate, Booz Allen Hamilton

Military Resources


Application Fee Waiver

Application Fee waivers are available for all U.S. military applicants. After creating your application but prior to submitting your FEMBA application, email with your full name and “Military Application Fee Waiver” in the subject line. Once approved, you can continue the application process free of cost. If you are applying for the Executive MBA program please email your request to, and if you are applying to the full-time MBA program please email

For more information about the FEMBA admissions process please contact:
Dylan Stafford, Assistant Dean
Phone: (310) 206-3745

Post-9/11 GI Bill®
The Post- 9/11 GI Bill® is an education benefit program for individuals who served on active duty after September 10, 2001. Depending upon your certificate of eligibility, you may receive payment for all fees, since UCLA is a public university.

For more more detailed information please contact and visit the page linked below:
Ryan Redding, Veteran Student Affairs Officer
Phone: (310) 825-5391
UCLA Veterans Educational Benefits

UCLA Anderson FEMBA Dean's Fellowship
Even if you are not eligible for the Post-9/11 GI Bill® Program, all FEMBA applicants are automatically considered for the merit-based UCLA Anderson FEMBA Dean's Fellowship. No separate application is needed.

Anderson Veterans Association (AVA)
The Anderson Veterans Association’s mission is to build a network devoted to advancing the careers of veterans. The AVA provides tools and resources to develop your resume, interview skills and connections with a strong network of alumni, veteran recruiters and veteran MBAs in numerous industries and functions. We encourage you to reach out directly to members of the AVA board, specifically the VP of FEMBA to gain further insight on the program.
Visit Anderson Veterans Association Site

Learn more about the military veteran community at Anderson
From service to students, learn more about the military veteran community at Anderson and their stories after the military and in the classroom.
Visit the Veterans@Anderson Site

UCLA Veterans Resource Center
The Veteran Resource Center (VRC) provides caring and personalized support to UCLA undergraduate and graduate student veterans. We help our veterans navigate UCLA and provide a welcoming space, mentoring from student veterans, guidance on educational benefits, and tools to succeed academically and personally.

For more information please contact:
Dr. Emily Ives, Program Director
Phone: (310) 206-3819