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    Anderson School Of Management - [UCLA], California, Los Angeles

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    2200enrollment
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    Anderson School of Management: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

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    Established in 1935, Anderson School of Management is an accredited and renowned business school at the University of California, Los Angeles. It offers excellent and world-class Business Management and executive programs.

    One of the leading business schools in the USA, it offers graduates programs only namely Full-Time MBA, Fully-Employed MBA, Executive MBA, Ph.D. The program, UCLA-NUS Executive MBA, Master of Financial Engineering, and Master of Science in Business Analytics. The MBA course of Anderson’s has been ranked as the top career choice in student satisfaction by The Economist.

    Anderson School of Management admissions is highly selective. The acceptance rate of the business school is 26% as per the recent fall admissions data. There are three rounds in admissions and the deadline for the upcoming round is April 16, 2021.

    To take part in admission events and webinars that can help them with the application and interview process, students can check the updates on the official website. Also, in order to connect the students, they are conducting executive community outreach programs to help aspiring students.

    With the average Median Base Salary of USD 125,000, Anderson’s graduates are in demand among employers and they have a sea of job opportunities in the US upon graduation.

    Anderson School of Management Rankings

    • QS Top Universities Rankings 2021:
      • Ranked #2 in World University Rankings for Masters in Business Analytics
      • Ranked #7 in World University Rankings for Master of Financial Engineering
    • Ranked #16 in the Forbes list of best business schools 2019
    • Ranked #25 in the rankings by ft.com for best business schools of 2020
    • Ranked #15 in the list of best business schools nationally by QS Global Ranks in MBA.

    Highlights

    Year of establishment 1935
    Type of University Public
    The student to Faculty Ratio 18:1
    Number of campuses 1
    Location Los Angeles, USA
    Tuition Fee Range 65,114 USD
    English language proficiency score TOEFL or equivalent
    Financial Aid Available as awards and scholarships
    Test scores accepted GRE/GMAT
    Website www.anderson.ucla.edu/

    Anderson School of Management Programs

    It offers graduate programs only namely Full-Time MBA, Fully-Employed MBA, Executive MBA, Ph.D. The program, UCLA-NUS Executive MBA, Master of Financial Engineering, and Master of Science in Business Analytics.

    Programs Deadlines Fees in USD Admission Requirements
    Full-time MBA April 16, 2021 104, 954 Four-year bachelor degree or equivalent of it;
    GMAT/GRE score (no minimum score required);
    Work experience is a plus;
    Two recommendations and essays;
    Interviews - invitation basis
    Executive MBA May 1, 2021 83, 996 Four-year bachelor degree or equivalent of it (should have completed 16 years of study);
    GMAT/GRE score (optional);
    Minimum 8 years of experience required;
    Two recommendations and essays;
    Interviews - invitation basis.
    Master of Financial Engineering 78, 470 April 30, 2021 Four-year bachelor degree or equivalent of it with excellent academic records;
    GMAT/GRE score (no minimum score required);
    Work experience is a plus;
    Two recommendations and essays
    Interviews - invitation basis
    Master of Science in Business Analytics May 14, 2021 - Four-year bachelor degree or equivalent of it with 3+ GPA;
    Strong quantitative background, experience in a computer program;
    GMAT/GRE score (GMAT - 710; GRE - 167;
    Work experience is a plus;
    Two recommendations and essays;
    Interviews - invitation basis.

    Note: International applicants must submit an English language proficiency proof (TOEFL -87iBT; IELTS - 6.0)

    Anderson School of Management Campus & Residence Facilities

    The Anderson School of Management is a private business graduate school located in Los Angeles. It is located in the northern part of the University. The institute’s campus comprises four buildings Mullin, Cornell, Entrepreneurs, and Gold. The university comprises around 2000 students.

    Anderson offers on and off-campus accommodation available in the school. Some university-owned apartment spaces are also available for the students at a very affordable cost. For short-term housing for students arriving at the school for the first time, UCLA Guest Houses are available for which reservations have to be made well in advance.

    All the apartments and residence halls are well furnished and have basic internet connections. The following housing alternatives are offered to graduate students:

    • Housing for single graduate students is provided in housing complexes such as the Rose Avenue, Venice Barry, Weyburn Terrace, and Hilgard Apartments. The residences offer single, double, and suite rooms. The cost of Weyburn Terrace is approximately 18,000 USD whereas the studio apartments of the Hilgard are 19,500 USD.
    • Housing for married graduate students is provided in the University Village apartments which offer single, double, and triple bedroom apartments.

    Anderson School of Business Application Process

    Anderson School of Management had a total enrollment of 702 for Graduate Admissions during the Fall Semester of 2019. The school follows a highly selective admission policy with an acceptance rate of 13%. Students are admitted in multiple intakes round the year, usually in October, January, and April with deadlines varying from program to program.

    • International students comprise 33% of the total student population.
    • The average undergraduate GPA of admitted students is 3.6.
    • Admitted students have an average of 5 years of professional work experience.

    How to apply?

    Application Portal - University online application portal

    Application fee - 200 USD

    Application deadlines - Application deadlines vary from program to program. The deadline rounds for a full-time MBA application are as follows:

    • 1st round: October 2, 2020
    • 2nd Round: January 8, 2021
    • 3rd round: April 16, 2021

    Admission Requirements

    • A certified record of the secondary school (high school), college and university records, along with a notarized translation and grading scale if they are not in English. These transcripts must include courses taken and grades obtained.
    • Copy of your secondary school (high school), college and university diploma(s) must be provided upon graduation. 
    • The applicant should have a minimum GPA of 3.6
    • The applicants have to submit their GMAT or GRE scores during the application process.
      • The GMAT score must be in the range of 680-710.
      • The minimum GRE score required is 167.
    • Official Test Scores: The TOEFL or IELTS or PTE score is required for applicants whose first language is other than English. The minimum test scores are mentioned below:
    • At least two letters of recommendation for the applicants.
    • Financial statement to provide evidence of the ability to meet the educational expenses.
    • The applicants have to submit a one or two pages long resume or CV.
    • Candidates must have experience in computer programming.
    • Essay
    • Interview (if required)

    Anderson School of Business Cost of Accommodation

    For all the prospective candidates of the institute, an estimated budget for international students looking to study in the US has been compiled below

    The tuition fees for international students vary between 54,850 USD to 65,200 USD. The additional expenses comprising the cost of living include:

    Type of Fee Cost in USD, per year
    UC Student Health Insurance 4,800
    Housing 25,200
    Books and Supplies 1,500
    Transportation 830- 5,300
    Personal Expenses 5,364
    Loan Expenses 1,400 – 2,200

    Anderson School of Management Scholarships

    • UCLA Anderson's School of Management provides several scholarships to study in US in the form of fellowships, federal loans, private loans, assistantships, and more. They have also listed outside funding options to help students.
    • Some of the fellowship options are Merit Fellowships, Donor Fellowships, Second Year Donors, External Fellowships, Consortium Fellowships, etc.
    • Students are also eligible to get a federal direct unsubsidized student loan and federal graduate plus loans at a fixed interest rate. The annual loan limit is USD 20,500.
    • They have prepared a detailed guide to help students know more about private loan opportunities.
    • Students also get the opportunity to serve as teaching assistants starting from the second year of their course.

    Some of their best financial loan options facilitated by the school include:

    Loan/fellowship Requirements Timeline
    FAFSA Federal student aid offered by the govt. Students from the US location facing any kind of financial hardships and should have obtained acceptance into any US-basedUniversity Jan - Sep
    E-FAN by UCLA Based on the type of scholarship/award/loan the student is applying for, requirements change. July - Aug
    Custom graduate loans for international students The annual borrowing limit varies from course to course. For MBA programs, it is USD 74,000. No specific requirements needed. May - July

    Merit scholarships and fellowships at the school with their requirements are tabulated below:

    Fellowships/Scholarships Requirements Timeline
    Merit Fellowships Strong admission application and academic profile Upon admissions
    Donar Fellowships Based on criteria like career community involvement, exhibiting professional qualities Upon admissions
    Second-year Donar Fellowships Based on first-year grades, community involvement in UCLA campus, etc. Upon admissions
    Forte Fellowships Offered to outstanding female students for a two-year period. Upon admissions
    Consortium Fellowships Full tuition fee waiver. Purely based on the strength of admissions application April

    Anderson School of Management Placements

    • The economist has consistently shown how Andersons always place 100% of students in deserving job positions through placement opportunities.
    • Students are placed in fields like Technology, Consulting, Finance, Marketing, Social Impact, Healthcare, Entertainment, etc.
    • As per the 2019 year’s data, the full-time employment compensation of an Anderson student is USD 122k/year and an intern’s mean salary is USD 7532/month.
    • More than 45% of students have bagged internship opportunities through on-campus placement drives.

    Anderson’s business school has set up Parker’s career management center which contains career counseling mentors. They take care of arranging workshops, career talks, summer internships, placement coaching, and arrange career opportunities through arranging campus recruitment programs. Every year, around 250 companies visit the campus and 2000 job vacancies are getting created.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Ques. What are the programs offered at Anderson School of Management?

    Ans. It offers graduate programs only namely Full-Time MBA, Fully-Employed MBA, Executive MBA, Ph.D. The program, UCLA-NUS Executive MBA, Master of Financial Engineering, and Master of Science in Business Analytics.

    Ques. What is the average salary of Anderson School of Management graduates?

    Ans. As per the 2019 year’s data, the full-time employment compensation of an Anderson student is USD 122k/year and an intern’s mean salary is USD 7532/month.

    Ques. What is the application processing fee for a full-time MBA at Anderson School of Management?

    Ans. Students have to pay USD 200 along with the application.

    Ques. What kind of essays can be submitted?

    Ans. Essays that convey your leadership experience, career plans, etc. You can describe the moments where you exhibited your leadership skills.

    Ques. What are the items that are included in program fees?

    Ans. Registration, student charges, textbooks, meals, software supplies, off-campus residential/housing facilities.

    Ques. Do the requirements change for reapplicants?

    Ans. Yes. It changes from first-time applicants. A totally new application with an updated resume and a new set of essays have to be submitted.

    Ques. When do they start accepting applications for the fall season?

    Ans. They start accepting applications as early as the start of August month.

    Ques. For international applicants, does the candidate have to convert the GPA to American scale?

    Ans. No need. They evaluate international applications from different countries. Hence it is not needed.

    Ques. Do they have flexible learning solutions available for students?

    Ans. Yes. There are three different schedules available. Bi-weekly, monthly and bi-monthly.

    Ques. Are there any partner learning programs?

    Ans. Yes. There are online programs like entrepreneurship business leadership program, management acceleration program, etc which are available in online and live mode.

    $65,1241st YEAR
    FEES

    2 years

    Course Duration

    Oct 02

    Application Deadline

    LOR | SOP

    ENTRY Requirement

    EXAM SCORESIELTS7|TOEFL87|GRE326|GMAT700

    15 months

    Course Duration

    Jan 10

    Application Deadline

    EXAM SCORESIELTS7|TOEFL87|GRE326|GMAT700

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    Anderson School of Management Overview

    Insitution type
    Public
    Affiliation
    University of California Los Angeles
    Student Population
    2200
    Application Cost
    $200
    Average Cost of Attendance
    $26,544 / Year

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    Admission & dates

    Round 1 Deadlines

    October 2

    Application deadline

    Round 2 Deadlines

    January 8

    Application deadline

    Round 3 Deadlines

    April 16

    Application deadline

    Test Scores For International Applicants

    ExamsAvg. ScoreMin ScoreMax. Score%Submitted
    Graduate
    GRE329---
    GMAT706---
    Language Proficiency
    IELTS6.5---
    TOEFL110---

    Attendance Cost

    $26,544

    attendance cost

    The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

    Tuition fees
    Post Graduate Program
    $26,544 / Year
    On Campus
    Room and Board
    $21,600 / Year

    Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

    Program wise accreditation
    Business Programs
    Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

    Ranking

    20202019201820172016
    QS World University logo

    QS World University

    Ranked #18

    Accounting (International)


    Academy Ranking of World Universities logo

    Academy Ranking of World Universities

    Ranked #76 - #100

    Business (International)


    Financial Times logo

    Financial Times

    Ranked #25

    Overall (International)

    College Rating

    Based on 4 Students Rating

    9.0 out of 10
    8.5/10Academic
    9.0/10Accommodation
    8.5/10Faculty
    9.0/10Infrastructure
    9.3/10Placement
    9.5/10Social Life

    Reviews

    BG
    8.7 /10

    Having finished my BBA, I felt that I needed to learn more about the entrepreneurial aspects of business management from a reputed university. This made me choose Anderson School of Management, where I applied for the fall semester through the online portal by paying the application fees of about $200.

    Course Curriculum :

    My program during the first year was very interesting as I got to learn about the business fundamentals through very experienced faculties in the field of academics, going further into my program, I have the freedom to pick the courses related to my choices and entrepreneurship along with many visiting faculty interactions.

    8 /10 academic/food
    7 /10 faculty
    9 /10 infrastructure
    8 /10 accomodation
    10 /10 placement
    10 /10 extracurricular
    FK
    9.3 /10

    Having graduated with a BBA degree, I was looking to further my education in the field of marketing analytics through an MBA program. I was personally very interested in this field, and I had heard of a great curriculum for the same in Anderson School of Management, UCLA. I had applied to various top-ranked colleges in the country, Anderson School of Management being one of them, so I was elated to be selected for the full-time MBA course. I applied here online and paid the application fee of $200.

    Course Curriculum :

    Personally, I found the curriculum at Anderson School of management to be really focused on bringing a solid impact on your future career pathway. With flexible structures, I was able to pick the best courses that fit my goals and receive great help in understanding success and innovations through global experts.

    9 /10 academic/food
    8 /10 faculty
    10 /10 infrastructure
    10 /10 accomodation
    9 /10 placement
    10 /10 extracurricular
    ab
    9.3 /10

    I chose Anderson School of Management for the quality of education and worldly experience for my MBA. My admission procedure started with filling the online application last year after fall and sending my essays, recommendation letters, and every possible document required.

    Course Curriculum :

    The course here is very good. I learned a lot of new things here. They train us industry-wise which is very good as we need to practice and used to work in the industry on the field.

    8 /10 academic/food
    10 /10 faculty
    9 /10 infrastructure
    9 /10 accomodation
    10 /10 placement
    10 /10 extracurricular
    VB
    8.5 /10

    While pursuing my graduate studies in Business Management, I had read about the Anderson School of Management in California in an article published on the internet by the collaborative efforts of a few educationists, as one of the few schools in the States offering a Masters in Business Analytics. I became even more eager to get admitted to this college after I gathered more information about its educational and infrastructural facilities from the official college website. My academic background in Accountancy, Economics, and Business Operations helped me in this regard. I had to apply through the online application form along with a $200 application fee.

    Course Curriculum :

    The Business Analytics curriculum was established in the Anderson School of Management with an objective to merge theory and principle with up to the minute business practices. The major fields were our stream of study focused were Mathematics and Statistics for Analytics, Programming Essentials, SQL and Basic Data Management, Optimization, Business Fundamentals for Analytics, Data Management, Prescriptive Models and Data Analytics, Operations Analytics, Competitive Analytics, Internet Customer Analysis, Healthcare Analytics and Entertainment Analytics.

    9 /10 academic/food
    9 /10 faculty
    8 /10 infrastructure
    9 /10 accomodation
    8 /10 placement
    8 /10 extracurricular
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    Bus Station

    Hilgard / Wyton0.11 km
    Hilgard / Wyton0.11 km
    Westwood Plaza NB & Strathmore FS (Gateway Plaza)0.55 km
    UCLA Hilgard Terminal0.56 km
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    Airport

    Santa Monica Airport6.54 km
    Los Angeles International Airport15.03 km
    Bob Hope Airport16.07 km
    Glendale17.56 km
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    Super Market

    Nijiya Market3.92 km
    Trader Joe's5.45 km
    Whole Foods Market5.77 km

    Restaurant

    Mitsuwa Marketplace - Santa Monica7.75 km

    *All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary

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