Situated on nearly 1,200 scenic acres in Inland Southern California, UC Riverside’s diverse, inclusive, and globally-focused community is comprised of more than 26,000 students and 1,100 faculty — including two Nobel Prize winners and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine. UCR is pioneering research with economic, scientific, and social impact on real-world challenges. We are ranked among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide by the Center for World University Rankings.
One of only three University of California business schools to offer both undergraduate and graduate programs, UC Riverside School of Business is a professional school that educates leaders who are as diverse as the challenges they face, the workforces they lead, and the enterprises they grow. UCR Business, home of the A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management, is nationally ranked and internationally recognized. It is alma mater to nearly 20,000 alumni and has provided students with an outstanding research-based professional education for nearly 40 years.
UCR Business is situated in the living laboratory of Inland Southern California, one of the fastest growing and changing regions in the country. At the nexus of international trade and commerce, the region is a growing hub for business innovation, making this an ideal environment for students and faculty to perform cutting-edge research and experience the inner workings of business first-hand. Riverside is named a top city for entrepreneurs, outranking some of the better-known entrepreneurship hotspots of California. The university supports and nurtures this spirit through entrepreneurial coursework, the Blackstone Launchpad, the Entrepreneurs-in-Residence program, and the Office of Technology Partnerships.
Ranked by U.S. News & World Report and accredited by AACSB, the A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management consistently earns national recognition. Its rigorous STEM-designated degree programs educate and develop leaders for our increasingly complex global business environment. The graduate school offers full-time and part-time MBA (with six concentrations), Master of Professional Accountancy, Master of Finance, Master of Science in Business Analytics, and Ph.D. programs. Experiential learning and internship opportunities provide students with real-world experience. In addition, the Hylander Student Investment Fund is managed by students and annually beats the Dow through savvy investing guided by a board of finance professionals and faculty experts.
Values That Drive Our Business
Embrace differences, champion better business, empower innovation, and achieve collaboratively: the core values that drive how we teach, learn, and lead. These values have shaped UCR School of Business’ unique culture and environment, guiding us to achieve greater levels of excellence – together. We are an engaged community of courageous and ethical leaders committed to a culture that advances thoughtful dialogue, leading-edge scholarship, innovation, and application of business knowledge.
Class Profiles 2018-2020
78% of our graduates received their first job offer within 3 months of graduating (Full-Time)
Average age: 26
Average GPA: 3.49
Average GMAT: 612
Percent Female: 51
Average Work Experience: 3.5 years
2020-21 Tuition and Fees**
Professional MBA [Part-time]
Average age: 28
Average GPA: 3.0
Average GMAT: 570
Percent Female: 43%
Average Work Experience: 3.5 years
The GMAT/GRE are optional for fall 2022.
2021-22 Tuition and Fees**
$1,050 per credit
$3,150 per course
**This information is subject to change.
Fall (Full-time, Professional MBA): June 1
Spring (Professional MBA only): December 1
Patrick Latimer, Associate Director, Graduate Programs
Office of Graduate Programs
UC Riverside School of Business
2316 Olmsted Hall
Riverside, CA 92521