University of California San Diego Rady School of Management La Jolla, CA, EEUU

Business is a Science

Founded in 2003, the Rady School of Management was created as a shared vision by local science and technology leaders with the goal of enhancing the vitality of the strong regional economy.

The Rady School’s first dean, Robert S. Sullivan, served for 16 years and recruited top-tier faculty from universities such as MIT, Princeton, Stanford and Yale.

Since 2019, Lisa Ordóñez, the first Latina dean at UC San Diego, has made her mark at Rady by creating successful new degree programs, formulating a visionary strategic plan for Rady’s future, continuing to hire high-caliber faculty and expanding the school’s innovative, quantitative, and data-driven curriculum.

All the MBA programs in the Rady School of Management have a STEM designation. With programs intensively hands-on, an education at Rady takes students’ quantitative and analytical skills to a new level. Our alumni are the leaders needed for the 21st century, ready to create the essential bridges between science, data, and innovation.

Lisa Ordóñez, Dean of UC San Diego Rady School of Management

As part of the prestigious UC San Diego campus, the Rady School is surrounded by premier research institutions, accelerators and other top-ranked schools of excellence. The school’s unique, collaborative environment is cultivated by the San Diego region’s top technology companies, research institutes and neighboring universities in the region. San Diego is home to more than 500 biomedical companies, over 1,400 software and computer services companies and is considered the high-tech capital of Southern California.

Rady students enjoy vibrant collaborations with other esteemed UC San Diego schools and institutions, including the Jacobs School of Engineering and the Scripps Institute of Oceanography.

The faculty at Rady embody the UC San Diego mission to transform our diverse global society. They are publishing in top journals with research that makes an impact on the world, addressing issues such as income inequality, climate change and the rise of misinformation.

Rady faculty and students use data to forge new paths and discoveries. Our community is intently focused on intellectual discovery and learning — and on action.

Some of our top rankings include:

#4 Best B-School for Entrepreneurship

MBA rankings 2022-23

Bloomberg Businessweek

#4 Best B-School for Learning

MBA rankings 2022-23

Bloomberg Businessweek

#9 Faculty Quality

(#12 Globally)

Full-Time MBA ranking 2021



Faculty Research

(#28 Globally)

Full-Time MBA ranking 2020

Financial Times

Full-Time MBA Class Profile

Full-Time MBA 2021 Class Profile                                        

Entering Enrollment   48       

Men    71%    

Women           29%   

Domestic        48%    

International   52%    

Average Age   30       

Average Years of Work Experience   5.9      

GMAT Mean   647     

GMAT Median 660     

GRE Quant Percentile Mean  68th    

GRE Verbal Percentile Mean  67th    

Undergraduate GPA Mean    3.34    

Students who hold advanced degrees          13%    

Tuition: $124,550 (For incoming class in Fall 2022)             

Application Deadlines:

Full-Time MBA

Deadline 1 — November 1, 2022

Deadline 2 — December 1, 2022

Deadline 3 — February 1, 2023

Deadline 4: Final International Deadline & Special Fellowship Consideration Deadline* — April 1, 2023

Final Deadline — June 1, 2023


Matt Alex, Director of Graduate Admissions and Recruitment




Rady School of Management

9500 Gilman Dr. La Jolla, CA 92093

Phone: (858) 534-2230