Vault Rating: 4.5 out of 5


  • Market-facing classrooms with applied learning and internship-focused experiences.
  • Diverse range of programs for fully employed professionals and executives.


  • Expensive tuition and fees, especially for out-of-state residents.
  • Competitive admissions.

The Bottom Line

  • In the heart of Southern California, UCLA Anderson School of Management is a competitive learning environment, especially noted by recent graduates who went on to media-based and high-tech business careers. Its high-ranking three-month job placement stats attest to the viability of its students as they emerge into the marketplace.


The UCLA School of Management offers graduate students a variety of MBA programs, catering to both the traditional and the fully employed applicant, as well as a Master's Degree in Financial Engineering. It offers a PhD and an undergraduate minor in accounting as well (but only for...  

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