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Our graduates are consistently hired by some of the most interesting and influential companies. If you are interested in breaking into the financial sector, the UCLA Anderson MFE degree will help you every step of the way.
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You’re invited to attend our information sessions via webinar on campus or in cities we visit. You may also schedule a graduate campus tour of UCLA or arrange an MFE class visit. Our admissions team is looking forward to connecting with you. Our admissions ambassadors are also happy to answer your questions.

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Application Deadlines

The application for the entering Class of 2024, which will begin in the fall quarter of 2023 is LIVE!


The application period is divided into three rounds/deadlines:

Application Deadline
December 31
Tentative decision release date March 1
Application Deadline
March 1
Tentative decision release date April 30
Application Deadline
April 30
Tentative decision release date May 31
The Business School Advantage

“One of the nice things about UCLA Anderson is that it's a school within a school. At Anderson, you run into familiar faces, enjoy comfortable chairs in the best library, mingle with classmates and MBAs at the Anderson-wide weekly party, and then when you want a bit more variety you have the entire UCLA campus a few steps away.”

Emily Steinbarth ('15)

Pre-MFE degree(s): BA, Economics, Claremont McKenna College
Home city and country: Calgary, Canada
Current: Lead Quantitative Research Analyst and Head of ESG R&D, Russell Investments

Mina's Takes: Going Back to School

Mina Yuan (’20) earned her B.S. in financial modeling at Western University and, as she shares in her popular YouTube vlog, the decision to go back to school can be tough. Now she’s a business operations analyst at Amazon Web Services, reflecting fondly on her decision to pursue her UCLA Anderson MFE.

Class Profile
Total: 84

Female: 34%
Average Age
21 - 45
Age Range
Countries Represented
50 or 90%
Average Quant GMAT Result
720 or 92%
Average Total GMAT Result
166 or 94%
Average Quant GRE Score
CFALI or Higher
Graduate Average GPA
Undergrad Average GPA
Common Industries Pre-MFE
Finance/Econ 28%
Math/Stats 26%
Computer Science   7%
Other   5%

Undergrad Majors

Graduate Majors

30% Engineering
26% Physics
26% Finance/Econ
19% Business
Finance/Econ 28%
Math/Stats 26%
Computer Science   7%
Other   5%
30% Engineering
26% Physics
26% Finance/Econ
19% Business
Work Experience
3 Years
Average Experience
Employment Rate Class of 2020   (6 Months Post Graduation)
Average Total Compensation

Admissions Ambassadors

Our admissions ambassadors are current students who help you throughout your admissions process, offering the distinct insights that only a student can provide. If you want to know about subjects such as the student experience, living in L.A or about certain classes or types of assignments, our ambassadors are ready to assist you.