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FEMBA UC Connect
University of California alumni of all schools and all degree programs including undergraduate and graduate are invited to apply to the UCLA Anderson School of Management Fully Employed MBA Program through the FEMBA UC Connect, 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 an exam score to apply.

The Criteria
Applicants must meet one of the two criteria below to submit their application without an exam:
criteria 1 or 2
University of California Alumni with an undergraduate or graduate degree with a cumulative University of California GPA of 3.2 or greater in one of the following majors or fields:

  • Business Economics
  • Business Analytics
  • Economics
  • Financial Engineering
  • Life Sciences
  • Engineering
  • Technology
  • Math
  • Physics
  • All other STEM majors or fields not listed above
  • Minor in Accounting. (No other minors will be considered.)
University of California Alumni with any undergraduate or graduate degree in a field not listed above with a cumulative University of California 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 a University of California school with a minimum grade of B or better in one or more courses e.g.:
  • Finance
  • Accounting
  • Statistics
  • Economics
  • Calculus
  • Advanced Math
  • Engineering
  • Physics
  • Any other quantitative course not listed above
  • 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.

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    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:

Chris Thompson
Director of Admissions Operations
Fully Employed MBA Program