This transformational experience will help you expand your network and build your leadership skills and your community service profile. Fellows are required to attend in-person sessions at UCLA, which include:
Our MBA Action Plan counseling sessions are a key component of the program, and with counseling you will develop a realistic timeline on the path toward an MBA. These sessions provide advice on professional and career development, academic preparation and other considerations for becoming a stronger business school applicant.
An MBA is the key to success in business or in any leadership position. If you have a strong ambition and want the tools and knowledge to create a lasting impact in an organization or as an entrepreneur, The Riordan MBA Fellows program will prepare you for the next step: obtaining an MBA from a top school.
First Round Deadline: January 31, 2021
Second Round Deadline: April 9, 2021
Third Round Deadline: April 23, 2021
Interviews are by invitation only. Decisions will be sent out via email.
First Round Decisions: April 2, 2021
Second Round Decisions: June 25, 2021
Third Round Decisions: June 25, 2021
The application fee is $50. Tuition for the 2021–2022 program year is currently $900 and is subject to change. Lodging, transportation, parking and books are not included
Admitted Riordan MBA Fellows are required to attend all monthly Saturday sessions. Riordan MBA Fellows are expected to exhibit a professional demeanor and actively participate in class discussions, community service projects and all other program activities. Work-appropriate attire is required at all Riordan Programs functions.
If you are admitted to the MBA Fellows Program, you will be required to attain and show proof of the required minimum score on either an official GMAT/GRE test or an equivalent diagnostic test (see cohort requirements above). Please note that you do not have to take an official GMAT/GRE test for Cohort 2, only an equivalent diagnostic test. You must also provide your official transcript(s) before orientation.