Our School of Business
The UCR School of Business is a nationally-ranked and internationally-recognized business school. It is the alma mater of over 16,000 alumni, and has provided students with an outstanding research-based professional education in the vast field of business for nearly 40 years.
Positioned as a center of excellence in research and teaching, we are ranked alongside national leaders in diversity, international reach and opportunities for minority students. UCR School of Business is accredited by AACSB and consistently ranked in the top 100 best business programs for both graduate and undergraduate degrees.
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At a Glance
One of only three University of California business schools to offer both undergraduate and graduate programs, UCR School of Business is a professional school that trains leaders who are as diverse as the challenges they face, the workforces they lead, and the enterprises they grow. With over 16,000 alumni around the world and over 70% of its alumni staying in Southern California upon graduation, the School of Business is developing the human capital that drives the region’s economic growth and vitality.
Values That Drive Our Business
Embrace differences, champion better business, empower innovation, and achieve collaboratively: the core values that drive how we teach, learn, and lead. These values have shaped UCR School of Business' unique culture and environment, guiding us to achieve greater levels of excellence – together.
A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management
Ranked among the Top 100 Best Graduate Business Schools, the A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management consistently gains national recognition. Its rigorous degree programs train leaders to thrive in our increasingly complex global business environment. The graduate school offers full-time and part-time MBA, Master of Professional Accountancy, Master of Finance and Ph.D programs.
Undergraduate Business Program
The largest in the University of California system, the Undergraduate Business Program at UC Riverside's School of Business ranks #87 in the nation. As a benchmark undergraduate business program among top universities, it offers cutting-edge courses in several major concentrations to prepare students for leadership roles in the ever-evolving workplace.
Founded in 1970 as the Graduate School of Administration, the UCR School of Business has grown to be the premier research and professional management school in the region. A transformational gift from the Anderson Family Foundation in 1995 gave the graduate school its namesake and propelled the campus to new heights of recognition on the national and international stage.
We are building a world-class environment that transcends physical structure to play a pivotal role in our community's social and economic landscape. The new UCR School of Business complex will not only be an innovative space, but a catalyst for research, economic development, and growth in the Inland Empire region.