School and Ranking Information
The nearly 10 schools offering degrees in business within 15 miles of Sacramento include a mixture of 2-year and 4-year institutions of private and public types. The following school is regarded as one of the top institutions for studying business in the Sacramento area on account of its rankings, school type and student services:
- Winner: University of California - Davis is a 4-year public school with a top-25 nationally ranked program in business. The university offers graduate studies in business administration.
School Info Chart
|Category||University of California - Davis|
|Rankings||Tied at #38 for National Universities (2015)*|
|School Type||4-year, public|
|Average Graduate Tuition & Fees (2013-2014)||$13,109 (in-state), $28,211 (out-of-state)**|
|Business Administration Degrees Offered||Master's|
|Business Administration Degrees Awarded in 2013||161**|
|Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2007 Entering Class||81%**|
|Noteworthy||UC Davis' part-time MBA program has been ranked at #25 nationally (2014)*|
Sources: *U.S. News & World Report, **NCES College Navigator, ***UC Davis website
University of California - Davis
- The MBA program boasts one of the lowest ratios for students to instructors countrywide at 10:1
- UC - Davis enrolls nearly 100 students for the full-time MBA program
- Full-time MBA students have opportunities to study abroad
University of California - Davis had an enrollment of more than 35,000 students as of fall 2014. The university offers close to 200 academic programs, with roughly half being graduate programs. UC - Davis has 10 schools and colleges, including the Graduate School of Management.
The Graduate School of Management offers a full-time MBA program at the main campus in Davis and a part-time MBA at its campus in Sacramento. The full-time program features classes during the day and can be completed in less than 2 years. The part-time program offers 2-year and 3-year options.
Students in both the full-time and part-time programs can choose a concentration, such as business analytics, strategy and entrepreneurship, among others. Some core MBA courses include financial management, organizational strategy, data analysis and marketing management. Students also have a summer internship experience and options to study overseas.