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UC Davis, Graduate School of Management

Gallagher Hall Davis, United States View Map
  • QS Global RankQS Global Rankings
    Position in the QS World University Rankings: Global MBA Rankings 2020
  • GMATRange of average GMAT scores across all MBA programs at the institution
    550-650 - Low
    651-700 - Medium
    701-800 - High
  • DemographyAverage age of students across all MBA programs at the institution.
    30 Yrs.
  • ScholarshipIndication as to whether the institution provides scholarships for MBA programs.


At the  Graduate School of Management at the University of California, Davis, we prepare the next generation of inspired, results-driven and collaborative leaders who are committed to making a positive impact.

Our close-knit learning community is unlike any other business school in the world, distinguished by globally visible faculty members renowned for their research and teaching, entrepreneurial students and a bold and innovative UC Davis MBA curriculum that integrates teamwork, collaborative business leadership and sustainability. Faculty members will get to know you by your first name.

Our prime program locations across Northern California connect you with the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Valley innovation hub and the business and policy center of Sacramento, the California’s dynamic state capital. 

We offer our Full-Time MBA in Davis, Part-Time MBA programs in Sacramento and the San Francisco Bay Area, and two specialized masters programs: a 9-month Master of Professional Accountancy in Davis and one-year Master of Science in Business Analytics program in San Francisco.

We also recently launched the first Online MBA in the University of California system, with our first class to start in October 2019.

The Full-Time MBA program attracts students from all over the world to Davis, the quintessential college town environment and family friendly campus known for its natural setting and outdoor activities.

The UC Davis Graduate School of Management is consistently ranked among the premier business schools in the United States and internationally. For example:

    •Top 50 Full-Time MBA program in the U.S. for 24 consecutive years (U.S. News & World Report) 

    •Top 25 public Part-Time MBA program in U.S. (U.S. News & World Report) 

    •No. 8 faculty quality worldwide (The Economist)

Recognized among the elite U.S. universities as one of the “Public Ivies,” UC Davis is among the top 10 U.S. research institutions by several rankings, earning accolades for its mission, academic excellence, societal impact, value and transformative student experience. Forbes also ranks UC Davis No. 1 for women in STEM. 

UC Davis business students benefit from the many advantages of being part of a leading research institution in the world’s top public university system. 

UC Davis is an enterprise for innovation with global leadership and expertise in the converging issues of food, water, health, society, energy and the environment—all areas that the Graduate School of Management collaborates and serves as a catalyst to accelerate technology transfer and commercialization. 

Our UC Davis Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship offers several programs to help you build a network to drive your startup business ideas forward. 

We hope you’ll reach out and learn more about us. 

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