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Anderson School of Management – UCLA - Master of Business Analytics

UCLA Anderson Master of Business Analytics Program Structure

The 15-month, on-campus UCLA Anderson School of Management Master of Business Analytics (MSBA) program is a 48-unit full-time offering, starting in the summer and features a summer internships as part of the standard curriculum. The 12-person faculty offers students an exceptionally tight-knit offering with a 3:1 student-to-faculty ratio.


The UCLA Anderson MSBA program is split into five distinct terms, including a four-unit, eight-to-ten-week summer internship program. Students begin in September, enrolling in four foundational courses to be completed through December. The winter (January through March) and spring (March through June) terms both feature four courses each, including Industry Seminar I and II (both at the end of each term). Following the aforementioned summer internship, students complete their final courses in the second fall term, including electives and the corporate-sponsored Capstone: Applied Analytics Project (AAP).

Class Profile

A total of 41 students were enrolled in the most recent UCLA Anderson Master of Business Analytics program, with 51 percent female students and 49 percent male students. About 66 percent of the class are international residents, while the class as a whole is around 24-years old, on average.

The GMAT average of the class is 724 and the GRE average is 168. The work experience average is two years.

Career Statistics

Grads from the UCLA Master of Business Analytics program at the Anderson School of Management saw a 100 percent employment rate after earning the degree and a $100,000 median annual salary.

Tuition, Scholarships, and Financial Aid

Tuition and fees for the UCLA Master of Business Analytics program at the Anderson School of Management costs $66,709. This does not include extra expenses, like cost of living, transportation, books, and more. With all expenses accounted for, the estimated cost is $89,279. A tuition deposit of $2,000 is required after earning enrolling to hold a spot in the program, counting towards the total cost.

Merit-based scholarships are awarded to select students. Funding for the program can otherwise be paid for through direct subsidized loans, Graduate PLUS loans, and private loans, depending upon the applicant.


Prior to enrolling in the UCLA Master of Business Analytics program, it is suggested that potential applicants complete courses in the following subjects: Linear Algebra; Multivariable Calculus; and Statistics and Probability. In addition, they should have some experience in computer programming languages, such as SQL, R, or Python, as well as econometric modeling.

Work experience is not required but is direct suggested for potential applicants. In addition to a completed online application, the following must be submitted:

• Official transcripts
• Two letters of recommendation (plus optional third letter)
• GMAT/GRE scores
• TOEFL/IELTS or ESLPE scores for non-native English-speaking applicants
• $200 non-refundable application fee

Interviews will be conducted by invitation only.

Application deadlines are as follows:

Round Two – March 10, 2020
Round Three – May 31, 2020

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