The University of California, Davis (UC Davis) is a top tier public research university with outstanding ranking performance for its business programs. The Graduate School of Management has been ranked among the top 50 business schools in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.

It offers a 21-month Daytime MBA program. Full-time work experience is not required for admission. The UC Davis MBA Program does not have a minimum GMAT score requirement or minimum GPA requirement.

MBA Ranking Achievements:

- The Working Professional MBA program offered in Sacramento and the Bay Area is ranked 35th, among the top 11% of all AACSB-accredited part-time MBA programs (US News 2011).

- The MBA program was placed among the Top 25 business schools at public universities and 40th overall, according to the US News America’s Best Graduate Schools survey 2010. It is one of the nation's most selective MBA programs. About 25% of applicants to the Daytime MBA program are accepted - the 18th most competitive in the country.

- The Graduate School of Management was placed among the Top 30 regional business schools in the country, and 6th worldwide for preparing graduates for the technology, Internet and telecom industries (The Wall Street Journal 2007).

- In the Financial Times' Global MBA ranking 2008, the Graduate School of Management was rated 2nd in the field of Organizational Behavior. The MBA program was placed 28th among U.S. schools and 58th in the world.

- 8th in the U.S. with greatest opportunity for women (Princeton Review 2008).

- The MBA program was listed among the top 40 in North America and among the top 70 (#68) in the world (Economist Intelligence Unit 2008). It was placed 71st globally in 2007, 80th in 2006 and 65th in 2005.

- The MBA program was placed among the top 30 in the world for integrating issues of social and environmental stewardship into curricula and research (Beyond Grey Pinstripes -  The Aspen Institute's Center for Business Education).

- The MBA program was placed 47th in the US and 76th in the world (FT 2007).

- Forbes ranked the UC Davis Working Professional MBA Program 16th among part-time programs in the country, based on the five-year return on investment of our graduates.

- 58th in the Forbes Ranking of Top MBA Programs based on return on financial investment in full time MBA programs (2005).

- 3rd in the U.S. with greatest opportunity for women (Princeton Review 2005).

World University Rankings:

- According to the Times Higher Education - QS World University Rankings, it was placed 170th in 2006, 96th in 2007 and 89th in 2008.

- According to the Shanghai Jiao Tong University's ARWU 2008, it was placed 43rd in the world.

- 47th in the Webometrics Ranking of World Universities 2009.

World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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