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University of California at San Diego: Rady School of Management ×

Accreditation
AACSB
Location
San Diego, United States of America
Format
Full time - 2 years
Accreditation
AACSB
Location
San Diego, United States of America
Format
Full time - 2 years

Tuition fees

$ 57,203

(€ 46,920)

Length (months)

21

Program name

Full-time MBA

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Business school information

The University of California, San Diego is a public research university located in the La Jolla neighborhood of San Diego, California, in the United States. Established in 1960 near the pre-existing Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego is the seventh oldest of the 10 University of California campuses and offers over 200 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, enrolling about 28,000 undergraduate and 8,000 graduate students.

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  • The US is the most popular destination for international students while American universities often dominate the global rankings.
  • As can be expected of a country with a population of 325 million, the US has a diverse range of cities and universities to choose from.
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Program description

The Full-Time MBA program is STEM designated, which reflects our focus on an analytical and data-driven curriculum. The Rady MBA curriculum provides the analytical and theoretical frameworks for rigorous business decision making. The world-class faculty teach you to identify and capitalize on new trends, ideas, and technologies. You will gain the practical knowledge needed for your success as an entrepreneurially minded leader. The MBA emphasize innovation-driven industry sectors, especially those propelled by discoveries in technology and science.

Required of all Rady MBA students, the capstone Lab to Market course sequence puts your core curriculum and elective knowledge to work. In this unique, action-learning based course sequence, you explore a project of significance to you by learning to assess which innovations are worth pursuing while bringing those concepts successfully to the marketplace. 

Size of the class:
55
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Admission requirements

GMAT (Average):

655

Language Test:

TOEFL 85

(minimum)

IELTS 7

(minimum)

Age (Avg):

29

Experience (Avg):

4.8

Other:

* Two recommendation letters

* Essay

Cost of study and scholarships

Accomodation costs on campus, per year:

$ 9,200

Accomodation costs off campus, per year:

$ 13,900

Ranking

Current rank:

74

(The Economist)

Diversity

Male/Female students:

63% / 37%

International students:

34%

Number of countries represented:

9

Alumni today:
by Financial Times ©

Employed at three months:

75%

Career progress:

Regional rank:

36

Open new career opportunities:

85

Diversity of recruiters:

74

Faculty quality:

12.00

Student rating of faculty:

4.48

Student rating of alumni effectiveness:

3.72

Student rating of culture and classmates:

4.19

Accommodation costs
(on campus, per year):

$ 9,200

Accommodation costs
(off campus, per year):

$ 13,900

Type of aid available:

Fellowships

Criteria on which
aid is granted:

Merit

Faculty:

Student assessment of career service:

3.53

Ratio of faculty to students:

0.90

Full-time faculty with PhD:

100%

Annual intake:

50

Number of applicants per full-time place:

4

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