We generate knowledge through impactful research, unlock potential through exceptional educational experiences, and foster success through an innovative and collaborative environment.
What We Value
Our core values form the identity and character of our school and empower your success.
Embrace Our Differences
Inclusion: We celebrate the diversity of our institution and the Inland Southern California region. We embrace our differences as a source of strength and wisdom.
Champion Better Business
Integrity: We adhere to strong ethical and moral standards, as they are consistent with the values that are core to our identity.
Innovation: We empower our stakeholders to imagine, develop, and implement new ideas and solutions that address the challenges individuals and businesses face in the global economy.
Collaboration: We are committed to an environment built on respect, trust, and mutual support, as we use our knowledge and abilities to contribute to humanity.
Creating Diverse Opportunities
We are an engaged community of courageous and ethical leaders committed to a culture that advances thoughtful dialogue, leading-edge scholarship, innovation, and application of business knowledge. Our students and staff empower each other to achieve excellence in all they do.
Building Careers and Driving Growth
As a leading business school for employment in Inland Southern California, the Full-time MBA graduating class of 2018 reached 90% full-time employment within three months of graduation. As the UCR School of Business continues to rise in rank among the Top 100 Best Business Schools, graduates are in high demand by employers and accelerating their careers across industries. In the past three years, graduates have been recruited by the Big 4, Fortune 500 companies, start-ups and government organizations. With over 70% of its alumni staying in Southern California upon graduation, UCR School of Business is developing the human capital that drives the region’s economic growth and vitality.
Our Business in the Right Location
UCR School of Business is situated in the living laboratory of Inland Southern California, one of the fastest growing and changing regions in the country. At the nexus of international trade and commerce, the region is a growing hub for business innovation. This is an ideal environment for students and faculty to perform cutting-edge research and experience the inner workings of business first-hand. Riverside is named a top city for entrepreneurs, outranking some of the better-known entrepreneurship hotspots of California.
UCR School of Business is an entity that is growing, and in so doing, our undergraduate and graduate programs are positioned to reach new levels of excellence. We create knowledge through impactful research, unlock potential through exceptional educational experiences and foster success in an innovative and collaborative environment. We are committed to deepening the impact of our academic programs and research, strengthening the engagement that fuels our achievement and connects us with our stakeholders, and enhancing our environment, allowing our students, faculty and staff to thrive.
2020/2021 Dean's Report
The Dean's Report highlights the major achievements at the UCR School of Business and provides an overview of the school's growth, academic programs and strategic initiatives.
The UCR School of Business 2017-2022 Strategic Plan, "The Pursuit of Excellence", defines our mission and future vision to pursue excellence in all we do by cultivating our environment, engaging our community and empowering our stakeholders. Our drive for excellence is bolstered by these pillars of Environment, Engagement and Empowerment.