Student Life

We are excited that you are considering the UCLA Anderson MFE program as the next step in your journey! Here are some of the best parts of being a student at UCLA Anderson.

UCLA Anderson culture: The vibe here is similar to that of the many companies our students join: collaborative, innovative and impact-oriented. These attributes are reflected in our three pillars:

Real Impressions of MFE Culture

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Mina's Takes: Culture

Mina Yuan (MFE ’20), Amazon Web Services business operations analyst and vlogger extraordinaire, came to UCLA Anderson from her home town of Toronto to find that Los Angeles was, in her words, “dreamy.” Despite the pandemic, she and her classmates bonded over every California experience.

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UCLA Anderson Financial Engineers Collaborate to Solve Problems

Michelle Katzen (MFE ’10), Advisor at Ritholtz Wealth Management, remembers her experiences with her classmates — the collaboration, the problem-solving, the time hanging out — and how they influece her more than a decade later.

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What is it like to be a UCLA Anderson MFE student?

Meet class of 2021’s Allen Chen and Bardia Farajnejad, as well as 2022's Audrey Zhou as they take you through a day in their life as MFE students.

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A Commitment to Diversity

Diversity isn't a buzzword at UCLA Anderson, it's a way of life. No matter your background, gender, culture, or ideas, we believe diversity leads to a more educated and inclusive community.

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The UCLA Anderson Experience

During your MFE experience, you will learn from top-ranked finance faculty
And, as part of your UCLA Anderson experience, you will have access to exclusive events, forward-thinking speakers and an alumni network that is 43,000 members strong.