Admission and Application Requirements for the Online MBA From UC DavisAdmission and Application Requirements for the Online MBA From UC DavisAdmission and Application Requirements for the Online MBA From UC Davis

A Top-50 Ranked Online MBA1A Top-50 Ranked Online MBA1A Top-50 Ranked Online MBA1

Join the next generation of bold, industry-shaping business leaders at MBA@UCDavis—the online MBA program from UC Davis’ top-50 ranked Graduate School of Management.1 In as few as 24 months you will develop new ways of thinking about business and innovation and gain valuable connections to Silicon Valley.

Program Highlights

Graduate With New Career Opportunities

We’re proud to say we have an 84 percent job placement six months after graduation for our Full-Time MBA program on campus.2

Connect With Silicon Valley Companies

We identify companies in Sacramento, the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Valley where you are uniquely positioned to succeed and connect you directly to them.

Learn From Our Top-Ranked Faculty

Ranked second-best globally by The Economist in 2021, our research faculty and industry experts from business, energy, technology, and policy sectors will empower your career in and out of the classroom.3

Join Our Network of Innovative Business Professionals

Gain connections, mentors and business partners through our global network of more than 260,000 UC Davis alumni.

Admissions Requirements

To be considered for admission into MBA@UCDavis, you must hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution. While no particular area of undergraduate study or prerequisites are required, we encourage previous coursework in accounting, calculus, microeconomics and statistics.

To apply to MBA@UCDavis, you must submit:

  • Online application
  • Test scores (GMAT waivers available)
  • Unofficial transcripts
  • Resume or CV
  • Two personal essays
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Application fee
  • Personal interview

Application Deadlines

Our admissions team accepts applications on a rolling basis and offers four start dates per year. GMAT waivers are available.

Pre-Priority Deadline

February 22, 2021

Priority Deadline

March 22, 2021

Final Deadline

April 19, 2021

Cohort Start Date

June 21 2021

If you’re ready to earn your MBA online and build new connections to Silicon Valley, request information to learn more.

1U.S. News & World ReportBest Business Schools 2021 Rankings (Retrieved January 2021)

2School-reported data, per the MBA Career Services and Employer Alliance Standards for Reporting Full-Time MBA Employment Statistics (Retrieved December 2020)

3The EconomistWhich MBA? 2021 Rankings (visited Jan. 21, 2021).