Rady School of Management - University of California San Diego
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Rady School of Management - University of California San Diego

General Description

Our Mission:

The Rady School of Management develops ethical and entrepreneurial leaders who make a positive impact in the world through innovation, collaboration and knowledge.

Our Values:

Our collaborative culture is based on the five core values of innovation, impact, collaboration, integrity and risk-taking.

Our Future:
In our 14 years, our students and alumni have developed over 150 companies to benefit others and impact the innovation economy in our region, state, country and the world. We will continue to recruit top faculty, attract leading student scholars, and create a climate for innovative business and research collaborations.

Rady offers a Full-Time MBA program, two FlexMBA programs for working professionals, a Master of Finance program, a Master of Science in Business Analytics, a Ph.D. program, as well as undergraduate and executive education courses. UC San Diego's lineage includes 16 Nobel Laureates (former and current faculty) and eight MacArthur Foundation award recipients. The Rady School is at the nexus of this research, development and innovation it underlies our curriculum and our academic model.


The Rady School of Management at UC San Diego is a professional school within one of the top-ranked institutions in the U.S. for higher education and research. Established in 2003 and accredited by AACSB International (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) in 2011, the Rady School is the only new business school created at a U.S. News & World Report top 10 ranked public research university during the past 30 years, and is one of the youngest in the nation ever to achieve AACSB recognition.

UC San Diego is recognized as one of the top universities in the world and is fortunate to yield a culturally diverse, international student body. The Rady School embraces cultural inclusion as essential to the fabric of the school. Diversity is fundamental to creativity, to innovation, to insight and especially to understanding, all of which contribute to the mosaic that makes our Rady School so extraordinary.

The Rady School is committed to attracting, welcoming and engaging all local and international populations. The San Diego community gains from the intellectual stimulation, cultural enrichment, social commitment and global understanding of diverse populations.


  Full-time MBA Executive MBA (FlexWeekend)
Duration24 months24 months
Graduation monthJune / MarchJune
Number of students4838
Average years of work experience5.913.7
% International students528
% Women2132
Average GMAT score647-

Contact Details

Rady School of Management at UC San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive, MC 0553
La Jolla, CA 92093-0553
La Jolla, California 92093-0554

Information updated in April 2023