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:
We Share Success
We Think Fearlessly
We Drive Change
Real Impressions of MFE Culture
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.Watch Video
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.Watch Video
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.
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.
The UCLA Anderson experience
Adjunct Professor of Management and Organizations
Assistant Professor of Finance
Conferences, forums and interactive virtual discussions provide opportunities for learning and engaging in conversations around current issues that transcend borders and impact the political economy, society and business.
A network of over 42,000 of the brightest business leaders in the world
Outside of the classroom
UCLA has been ranked as the #1 public university for the fifth year in a row (U.S. News and World Report, 2021). Being a student at UCLA means you are part of a brilliant intellectual community on a beautiful campus, with access to a plethora of extracurricular activities.
UCLA leads the nation with 118 NCAA team championships and 13 total national championships. Students can purchase discounted tickets at the UCLA Central Ticket Office.
UCLA Recreation is committed to providing high-quality recreational experiences that benefit the campus community. Recreation provides extensive access to a broad range of recreational activities and services at various facilities across campus. Recreation offers programming which encompasses the competitive, passive, social, cultural, and instructional aspects of recreational activity. Visit Member Services for details on how to obtain Recreation access.
Like Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center, Royce Hall is one of America’s great concert halls, distinguished, not only for its impeccable beauty and refined acoustics, but also for the ghosts of performances that haunt it.
The busy Westwood neighborhood is a walkable historic commercial district with student-friendly restaurants and shops. The Village’s cultural attractions include the innovative Hammer Museum, the acclaimed Geffen Playhouse and Fox Theater, a landmark movie palace that regularly hosts splashy premieres.
We are located in the amazing city of Los Angeles, close to downtown L.A., Silicon Beach (the hub of FinTech) and the famous Santa Monica Pier.
Revisit days gone by at a mini-amusement park perched over the water. With a roller coaster, a ferris wheel and plenty of kitschy booths, this is old-fashioned fun.
Silicon Beach, is the metropolitan area of the city of Los Angeles that extends from LAX airport, and includes the areas of Venice Beach and Santa Monica. The Silicon Beach area hosts over 500 start-ups, including tech giants: Google, Youtube, Amazon, Snapchat, Netflix.
No longer just a business district, this is where some of the world’s best museums, architecture, concert venues and cuisine reside. From a glass sliding board 70 floors above the city to the historic Grand Central Market, a foodie hub, DTLA makes you feel even more alive.