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Leavey School of Business – Santa Clara University - Evening MBA

Santa Clara University Evening MBA Program Structure

The Santa Clara University Evening MBA at Leavey School of Business classes typically meet just two days a week—on Mondays and Wednesdays or Tuesdays and Thursdays—lasting two years.

Integrated courses cover the business fundamentals in a cohort format. The lock-step interdisciplinary nature of the program allows for an optimal learning environment that facilitates effective discussions and group projects. There are two intakes of students each year, with classes beginning in the fall or spring.

Santa Clara University Evening MBA Curriculum

The Santa Clara University Evening MBA program requires completion of 70 semester units of coursework comprising 14 foundation courses, one required elective and 26 units of electives.

Students pursuing a specific concentration should dedicate at least twelve units, and the remaining eight elective units are un-allocated and may be taken in any discipline. Core courses include: Effective Business Communications; Financial Accounting; Analysis, Design, and Management of Enterprise Platforms; Managerial Economics; Business Analytics; Business Ethics; Doing Business in Silicon Valley; Financial Management; Analytical Decision Making; Leading People and Organizations; Marketing is Everything; Operations Management; Quantitative Methods; and Strategy.

Students can choose elective from six different concentrations: Data Science and Business Analytics, Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation, Finance, Leading Innovative Organizations, Food Entrepreneurship, and Marketing.

International study is an optional opportunity to integrate with the curriculum. Faculty and students visit corporate headquarters and government agencies of the selected region to understand the global nature of business first-hand. Previous classes have visited Korea, Switzerland, and Chile.


Part-Time MBA Rankings

U.S. News & World Report: #20 Part-Time MBA
Fortune Magazine: #16 Part-Time MBA


Class Profile

The most recent class of Santa Clara University Evening MBA students entered the program with around eight years of professional work experience, a 3.4 GPA, average GMAT of 626 and were around 31-years old. Forty-two percent of the most recent class was female.


Tuition, Scholarships, and Financial Aid

Tuition for the Santa Clara University Evening MBA cost $1,198 per unit, with students completing a minimum of 70 units for the program.

Most student loans are based on either financial need or creditworthiness and are available only to US citizens and permanent residents. Students commonly use the Federal Stafford Loan Program and Alternative Education Loans. Private loans may also be available.

Applicants are automatically considered for merit-based scholarships during the admissions process. Scholarship recipients are awarded at the time of admission. Scholarships are awarded each term (except summer), through graduation, conditioned upon cumulative 3.0 GPA throughout the program. Scholarships are awarded each term (except summer), through graduation, conditioned upon cumulative 3.0 GPA throughout the Santa Clara University Evening MBA program.


Santa Clara University Evening MBA Admissions

Applicants to the MBA programs must have completed a Baccalaureate degree or recognized qualifications equivalent to a degree.

To apply to the Santa Clara University Evening MBA program, applicants must submit a completed application form, official copies of transcripts from each institution attended, current résumé, and two letters of recommendation. Official GMAT score OR GRE scores must also be sent in by applicants, along with a $148 application fee. However, a GMAT/GRE waiver is also available. International students from non-native English-speaking countries must provide a recent TOEFL score in order to prove English fluency.

Once the application is submitted, students will be contacted to schedule a mandatory evaluative interview.





Cost : $1,198 / Unit for 70 units

Length of Program : 2 Years

Female Student Body : 42%
Average GMAT Score : 626
Work Experience Average : 8

Graduate Program Offerings : Leavey offers a wide range of programs including MS options in Business Analytics, Finance Analytics, Information Systems, and Marketing. Students may also achieve their MBA in part-time, full-time online or executive formats.

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