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MBA Schools in California

There are 78 California schools offering MBA programs. 11,619 students graduated with degrees from California MBA schools in 2010.

Overview

10,957 students graduate from MBA programs in this state, on average, each year. This accounts for around 12% of students who schools in the United States graduate from MBA programs. 11,619 students graduated with a master's level degree in business administration in 2010.

78 MBA schools are in California. And of these, while 48 schools are private, 30 schools are public. Public MBA school tuition varies from $4,464 to $11,958, while private MBA school tuition varies from $6,845 to $40,172.

Average tuition for MBA programs is $16,880. While the lowest tuition in this state, which is $4,464 each year, is at San Diego State University-Imperial Valley, the highest tuition for programs in business administration, which is $40,172 every year, is at Stanford University.

MBA Program Completions in California 2006 - 2010

10,957 students graduate from MBA programs in this state, on average, each year. This accounts for around 12% of students who schools in the United States graduate from MBA programs. 11,619 students graduated with a master's level degree in business administration in 2010.

MBA Program Completions in California 2006 - 2010

  • Master 2006: 8941
  • Master 2007: 9220
  • Master 2008: 10296
  • Master 2009: 11342
  • Master 2010: 11619

MBA Program Availability in California

Schools in California offer a total of 80 programs in business administration.

MBA Program Availability in California

  • Master: 80

Chief Executives — Salary by Percentile

Chief Executives — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 99420
  • 25th Percentile: 136790
  • Median: 166400
  • 75th Percentile: 166400
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

General and Operations Managers — Salary by Percentile

General and Operations Managers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 56180
  • 25th Percentile: 74870
  • Median: 109580
  • 75th Percentile: 164550
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Chief Executives — Employment Trend

Chief Executives — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 145600
  • Median Salary 2007: 145600
  • Median Salary 2008: 166400
  • Median Salary 2009: 166400
  • Median Salary 2010: 166400
  • Total Employed 2006: 32700
  • Total Employed 2007: 33690
  • Total Employed 2008: 33810
  • Total Employed 2009: 34770
  • Total Employed 2010: 30980

General and Operations Managers — Employment Trend

General and Operations Managers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 99960
  • Median Salary 2007: 102410
  • Median Salary 2008: 104900
  • Median Salary 2009: 106470
  • Median Salary 2010: 109580
  • Total Employed 2006: 226740
  • Total Employed 2007: 238220
  • Total Employed 2008: 242880
  • Total Employed 2009: 235340
  • Total Employed 2010: 226480

California vs National MBA Employment

California vs National MBA Employment

  • Employed in California: 12.993% (257460)

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1. California State University - Fresno

5241 N Maple Ave
Fresno, CA 93740
(559) 278-4240

California State University-Fresno is near the center of the city and Fresno State University offers one program in business administration. 20,932 students pursue degrees in 87 programs at Fresno State, overall.

2. John F Kennedy University

100 Ellinwood Way
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523-4817
(925) 969-3300

John F Kennedy University is in the suburbs of Pleasant Hill, California and it offers one program in business administration. Overall, 1,530 students seek degrees in 34 programs at JFK University.

3. Mount St Mary's College

12001 Chalon Rd
Los Angeles, CA 90049-1599
(310) 954-4000

Mount St Mary's College is located near Los Angeles, CA and MSMC offers one program in business administration. MSMC is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in California.

4. Saint Marys College of California

1928 Saint Marys Road
Moraga, CA 94556
(925) 631-4000

Saint Marys College of California offers one MBA program and St. Marys is in the suburbs of Moraga, California. This mid-sized school is a 4-year institution. St. Marys is the eighth oldest institution in the state of California offering MBA programs.

5. Argosy University - San Francisco Bay Area

1005 Atlantic Avenue
Alameda, CA 94501
(510) 217-4700

Argosy University-San Francisco Bay Area is in the suburbs of Alameda, California and it offers one MBA program. This specialized school is the eighth biggest institution in the state of California offering business administration in terms of programs.

6. The University of Phoenix - San Diego

3890 Murphy Canyon Road Suite 100
San Diego, CA 92123-4403
(800) 473-4346

The University of Phoenix-San Diego is near the heart of downtown and it offers one program in business administration.

7. Taft University System

3700 S Susan St Ste 200
Santa Ana, CA 92704
(714) 850-4800

Taft University System, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Santa Ana, CA and this school offers one MBA program.

8. The University of La Verne

1950 Third St
La Verne, CA 91750-4401
(909) 593-3511x4900

The University of La Verne offers one MBA program and it is in the suburbs of La Verne, California. 8,032 students pursue degrees in 63 programs at this school, overall.

9. Antioch University - Los Angeles

400 Corporate Pointe
Culver City, CA 90230-7615
(310) 578-1080

Antioch University-Los Angeles is located in the suburbs of Culver City, California and AULA offers one MBA program. This very small school is the fourth oldest institution in the state of California offering programs in business administration.

10. Argosy University - Los Angeles

5230 Pacific Concourse- Suite 200
Los Angeles, CA 90045
(310) 531-9700

Argosy University-Los Angeles is in the suburbs of Los Angeles, California and Argosy offers one MBA program. Overall, 555 students seek degrees in 17 programs at this very small school. In terms of programs, this school is the sixth biggest institution in the state of California offering business administration.

11. California State University - Channel Islands

One University Dr
Camarillo, CA 93012
(805) 437-8400

California State University-Channel Islands, which is very close to Camarillo, California, is in a rural setting and this school offers one MBA program. This mid-sized school is one of 163 public post-secondary institutions in California.

12. Alliant International University

10455 Pomerado Road
San Diego, CA 92131-1799
(866) 825-5426

Alliant International University offers one MBA program and Alliant is near San Diego, CA.

13. California State University - Monterey Bay

100 Campus Center
Seaside, CA 93955-8001
(831) 582-3330

California State University-Monterey Bay, which is very close to Seaside, California, is located in a rural area and it offers one program in business administration. Overall, 4,790 students pursue degrees in 25 programs at Cal State Monterey Bay.

14. The Naval Postgraduate School

1 University Circle
Monterey, CA 93943
(831) 656-2511

The Naval Postgraduate School offers one program in business administration and this school is located in the suburbs of Monterey, California. 2,824 students pursue degrees in 65 programs at NPS, overall.

15. Argosy University - Orange County

601 South Lewis Street
Orange, CA 92868
(714) 620-3700

Argosy University-Orange County is located in the suburbs of Orange, California and it offers one program in business administration. Overall, 925 students pursue degrees in 19 programs at this school.

16. The University of the Pacific

3601 Pacific Ave
Stockton, CA 95211-0197
(209) 946-2011

The University of the Pacific, which is 1.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Stockton, CA and it offers one program in business administration. 6,717 students pursue degrees in 79 programs at this mid-sized school, overall. It is the third oldest institution in the state of California offering programs in business administration.

17. DeVry University - California

901 Corporate Ctr Dr
Pomona, CA 91768-2642
(909) 622-8866

DeVry University-California, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Pomona, CA and this school offers one program in business administration.

18. The University of Phoenix - Central Valley

45 Riverpark Pl W Ste 300
Fresno, CA 93720-1562
(800) 266-2107

The University of Phoenix-Central Valley, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Fresno, CA and it offers one MBA program. This small school is a for-profit 4-year institution.

19. The University of Redlands

1200 E. Colton Ave
Redlands, CA 92373-0999
(909) 793-2121

The University of Redlands is near the heart of downtown and this school offers one MBA program. Redlands is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in California.

20. Golden Gate University - San Francisco

536 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105-2968
(415) 442-7800

Golden Gate University-San Francisco offers one MBA program and GGU is near the center of the city.

21. Lincoln University

401 15th Street
Oakland, CA 94612-2801
(510) 628-8010

Lincoln University is located in the center of Oakland and it offers one MBA program. Overall, 468 students seek degrees in six Lincoln University programs.

22. Antioch University - Santa Barbara

801 Garden St- Suite 101
Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1581
(805) 962-8179

Antioch University-Santa Barbara is in the center of Santa Barbara and AUSB offers one program in business administration. It is the second biggest institution in the state of California offering business administration in terms of programs.

23. Biola University

13800 Biola Ave
La Mirada, CA 90639-0001
(562) 903-6000

Biola University offers one program in business administration and Biola is in the suburbs of La Mirada, California. This school is the tenth largest institution in the state of California offering business administration in terms of programs.

24. Woodbury University

7500 Glenoaks Blvd
Burbank, CA 91510-7846
(818) 767-0888x220

Woodbury University offers one program in business administration and this school, which is 2.6 miles from the center of the city, is located in Burbank, CA.

25. La Sierra University

4500 Riverwalk Parkway
Riverside, CA 92515-8247
(951) 785-2000

La Sierra University, which is 6.3 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Riverside, CA and La SIerra offers one MBA program.

26. Sonoma State University

1801 E Cotati Ave
Rohnert Park, CA 94928-3609
(707) 664-2880

Sonoma State University offers one program in business administration and this school is in the suburbs of Rohnert Park, California. It is a public 4-year institution.

27. Argosy University - Inland Empire

636 East Brier Dr- Suite 120
San Bernardino, CA 92408
(909) 915-3800

Argosy University-Inland Empire offers one MBA program and this school, which is 2.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is in San Bernardino, CA. Argosy is a for-profit 4-year institution. It is the fourth biggest institution in the state of California offering business administration in terms of programs.

28. San Diego State University - Imperial Valley

720 Heber Ave
Calexico, CA 92231
(760) 768-5500

San Diego State University-Imperial Valley is in Calexico, CA and it offers one MBA program. It is a public 4-year institution.

29. Coleman University

8888 Balboa Ave
San Diego, CA 92123-1506
(858) 499-0202x12004

Coleman University, which is near the center of the city, is located in San Diego, CA and it offers one program in business administration. Overall, 644 students pursue degrees in 17 programs at this very small school.

30. Trident University International

5665 Plaza Dr- 3rd Flr.
Cypress, CA 90630-5041
(800) 375-9878

Trident University International is in the suburbs of Cypress, California and it offers one MBA program. Overall, 7,307 students seek degrees in ten Trident University International programs.

31. California State University - San Marcos

333 S Twin Oaks Valley Rd
San Marcos, CA 92096-0001
(760) 750-4000

California State University-San Marcos, which is very close to San Marcos, California, is in a rural area and it offers one program in business administration. CSUSM is one of 163 public post-secondary institutions in California.

32. Pacific States University

3450 Wilshire Blvd. 5th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90010
(323) 731-2383

Pacific States University offers one MBA program and this school, which is near the center of the city, is located in Los Angeles, CA. Overall, 196 students pursue degrees in ten programs at this specialized school.

33. The University of the West

1409 N Walnut Grove Ave
Rosemead, CA 91770
(626) 571-8811x119

The University of the West offers one MBA program and it is located in the suburbs of Rosemead, California.

34. Claremont Graduate University

150 E Tenth St
Claremont, CA 91711-6160
(909) 621-8000

Claremont Graduate University is located in the suburbs of Claremont, California and CGU offers one program in business administration. CGU is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in California.

35. Touro College Los Angeles

1317 N Crescent Heights
Los Angeles, CA 90046
(818) 874-4115

Touro College Los Angeles is a 4-year institution, founded in 2005. This school is located in the suburbs of Los Angeles, California. Touro LA is one of several campuses. This school offers three degrees at the bachelors level and three degrees at the masters level to students. In 2010, 110 students sought degrees from the five programs at Touro LA. It offers subjects such as psychology and communications. This school is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities.

36. California State University - San Bernardino

5500 University Pky
San Bernardino, CA 92407-2397
(909) 537-5000

California State University-San Bernardino offers one program in business administration and CSUSB is 5.3 miles from the center of the city. This large university is one of 28 research universities in California.

37. Concordia University - Irvine

1530 Concordia West
Irvine, CA 92612-3203
(949) 854-8002

Concordia University-Irvine is 2.1 miles from the heart of downtown and Concordia offers one MBA program. This liberal arts college is a 4-year institution.

38. Azusa Pacific University

901 E Alosta
Azusa, CA 91702-7000
(626) 969-3434

Azusa Pacific University is in the suburbs of Azusa, California and this school offers one program in business administration. It is a 4-year institution.

39. California State Polytechnic University - Pomona

3801 West Temple Avenue
Pomona, CA 91768
(909) 869-7659

California State Polytechnic University-Pomona offers one MBA program and Cal Poly Pomona is 4.0 miles from the heart of downtown. Cal Poly Pomona is one of 28 research universities in California.

40. California State University - Bakersfield

9001 Stockdale Hwy
Bakersfield, CA 93311-1099
(661) 654-2782

California State University-Bakersfield offers one MBA program and CSUB is 4.9 miles from the heart of downtown. Overall, 7,906 students pursue degrees in 46 programs at this medium-sized school.

41. The University of Phoenix - Southern California

3100 Bristol Street- Suite 500
Costa Mesa, CA 92626-3099
(800) 888-1968

The University of Phoenix-Southern California, which is near the center of the city, is located in Costa Mesa, CA and it offers one program in business administration.

42. Holy Names University

3500 Mountain Blvd
Oakland, CA 94619-1699
(510) 436-1000

Holy Names University, which is near the center of the city, is in Oakland, CA and it offers one program in business administration. Overall, 1,164 students seek degrees in 61 Holy Names University programs.

43. Northwestern Polytechnic University

47671 Westinghouse Drive
Fremont, CA 94539
(510) 657-5913

Northwestern Polytechnic University offers one MBA program and NPU is located in Fremont, California, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This school is a 4-year institution.

44. Argosy University - San Diego

1615 Murray Canyon Road- Suite 100
San Diego, CA 92108
(619) 321-3000

Argosy University-San Diego is 4.1 miles from the center of the city and Argosy offers one program in business administration. It is the fifth biggest institution in the state of California offering business administration in terms of programs.

45. The University of San Diego

5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, CA 92110-2492
(619) 260-4600

The University of San Diego is near the heart of downtown and this school offers one program in business administration. This medium-sized school is a 4-year institution.

46. Pepperdine University

24255 Pacific Coast Hwy
Malibu, CA 90263
(310) 506-4000

Pepperdine University is located in the suburbs of Malibu, California and Pepperdine offers one program in business administration. Overall, 7,604 students pursue degrees in 79 programs at this school.

47. The University of Phoenix - Bay Area

3590 N First St
San Jose, CA 95134-1805
(800) 266-2107

The University of Phoenix-Bay Area offers one program in business administration and this school, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in San Jose, CA. Phoenix is a for-profit 4-year institution.

48. The University of California - Berkeley

University of California
Berkeley, CA 94720
(510) 642-6000

The University of California-Berkeley is near the center of the city and it offers one MBA program. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the tenth oldest institution in the state of California offering programs in business administration.

49. Chapman University

One University Dr.
Orange, CA 92866
(714) 997-6815

Chapman University offers one MBA program and it is in the center of Orange. Chapman is a 4-year institution.

50. National University

11255 North Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA 92037-1011
(800) 628-8648

National University is in La Jolla, California, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one MBA program. It is a 4-year institution.

51. Humboldt State University

1 Harpst Street
Arcata, CA 95521-8299
(707) 826-3011

Humboldt State University is located in town of Arcata, California and Humboldt offers one program in business administration. 7,903 students seek degrees in 57 programs at Humboldt, overall.

52. Notre Dame de Namur University

1500 Ralston Ave
Belmont, CA 94002-1908
(650) 508-3500

Notre Dame de Namur University is located in the suburbs of Belmont, California and NDNU offers one MBA program. NDNU is a 4-year institution.

53. The University of California - Irvine

University of California, Irvine
Irvine, CA 92697
(949) 824-5011

The University of California-Irvine is 3.7 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one program in business administration. Overall, 26,994 students pursue degrees in 187 programs at UCI.

54. California State University - Chico

First and Normal Sts
Chico, CA 95929-0150
(530) 898-6116

California State University-Chico is 0.5 miles from the center of the city and CSU Chico offers one MBA program. 15,989 students pursue degrees in 95 Cal State-Chico programs, overall.

55. California State University - Fullerton

800 N State College Blvd
Fullerton, CA 92831-3599
(657) 278-2011

California State University-Fullerton is 2.3 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one MBA program. CSUF is one of 163 public post-secondary institutions in California.

56. Point Loma Nazarene University

3900 Lomaland Dr
San Diego, CA 92106-2899
(619) 849-2200

Point Loma Nazarene University, which is 5.5 miles from the heart of downtown, is in San Diego, CA and PLNU offers one program in business administration. It is a 4-year institution.

57. The University of California - Davis

One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616-8678
(530) 752-1011

The University of California-Davis offers one MBA program and UCD is located in the suburbs of Davis, California. It is one of 11 institutions with a medical school in California.

58. California State University - East Bay

25800 Carlos Bee Blvd
Hayward, CA 94542
(510) 885-3000

California State University-East Bay offers one MBA program and Cal State East Bay, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Hayward, CA. Overall, 12,889 students seek degrees in 69 programs at this university.

59. California State University - Dominguez Hills

1000 E Victoria St
Carson, CA 90747-0005
(310) 243-3300

California State University-Dominguez Hills, which is near the center of the city, is in Carson, CA and CSU Dominguez Hills offers one program in business administration. It is a public 4-year institution.

60. San Jose State University

1 Washington Sq
San Jose, CA 95192-0001
(408) 924-1000

San Jose State University offers one program in business administration and it is near the heart of downtown. Overall, 29,076 students seek degrees in 136 programs at San Jose State.

61. California State University - Stanislaus

One University Circle
Turlock, CA 95382-0299
(209) 667-3122

California State University-Stanislaus is located in the suburbs of Turlock, California and it offers one MBA program. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution.

62. San Francisco State University

1600 Holloway Ave
San Francisco, CA 94132
(415) 338-1111

San Francisco State University is 4.8 miles from the heart of downtown and SFSU offers one MBA program. This large university is one of 28 research universities in California.

63. California State University - Sacramento

6000 J St
Sacramento, CA 95819-2694
(916) 278-6011

California State University-Sacramento is near the center of the city and this university offers one program in business administration. 27,033 students seek degrees in 89 Sacramento State programs, overall.

64. Santa Clara University

500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95053
(408) 554-4000

Santa Clara University is near the heart of downtown and it offers one MBA program. This medium-sized university is one of 28 research universities in California.

65. California Baptist University

8432 Magnolia Ave
Riverside, CA 92504-3297
(951) 689-5771

California Baptist University offers one MBA program and this school, which is near the center of the city, is in Riverside, CA.

66. California State University - Long Beach

1250 Bellflower Blvd
Long Beach, CA 90840-0115
(562) 985-4111

California State University-Long Beach is 2.6 miles from the center of the city and this university offers one program in business administration. Overall, 33,416 students pursue degrees in 136 programs at this university.

67. The University of California - San Diego

9500 Gilman Dr
La Jolla, CA 92093
(858) 534-2230

The University of California-San Diego offers one MBA program and this university, which is near the center of the city, is located in La Jolla, CA. It is one of 11 institutions with a medical school in California.

68. The University of Phoenix - Sacramento Valley

2860 Gateway Oaks Drive- Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95833-4334
(800) 266-2107

The University of Phoenix-Sacramento Valley is 3.0 miles from the center of the city and it offers one program in business administration. Overall, 3,951 students seek degrees in 46 programs at this school.

69. The University of California - Los Angeles

405 Hilgard Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1405
(310) 825-4321

The University of California-Los Angeles offers one MBA program. Overall, 38,157 students pursue degrees in 309 University of California-Los Angeles programs.

70. The Vanguard University of Southern California

55 Fair Dr
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 556-3610

The Vanguard University of Southern California offers one MBA program and VU, which is 1.8 miles from the center of the city, is in Costa Mesa, CA. This school is a 4-year institution.

71. Stanford University

Stanford University 295 Galvez St
Stanford, CA 94305
(650) 723-2300

Stanford University is in the suburbs of Stanford, California and Stanford offers one MBA program. This university is one of 11 institutions with a medical school in California.

72. California Lutheran University

60 W Olsen Rd
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360-2787
(805) 492-2411

California Lutheran University offers one program in business administration and CLU, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Thousand Oaks, CA.

73. The University of California - Riverside

900 University Ave
Riverside, CA 92521
(951) 827-1012

The University of California-Riverside is near the center of the city and UC Riverside offers one MBA program. Overall, 20,692 students pursue degrees in 147 programs at UCR.

74. California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

One Grand Ave
San Luis Obispo, CA 93407
(805) 756-1111

California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo offers one MBA program and it is located in the suburbs of San Luis Obispo, California. 18,360 students pursue degrees in 90 programs at this research university, overall.

75. San Diego State University

5500 Campanile Dr
San Diego, CA 92182
(619) 594-5200

San Diego State University is near the heart of downtown and San Diego State offers one program in business administration. San Diego State is one of 28 research universities in California.

76. The University of San Francisco

2130 Fulton St
San Francisco, CA 94117-1080
(415) 422-5555

The University of San Francisco offers one program in business administration and it is near the heart of downtown. It is a 4-year institution. It is the fifth oldest institution in the state of California offering MBA programs.

77. California State University - Northridge

18111 Nordhoff St
Northridge, CA 91330
(818) 677-1200

California State University-Northridge offers one program in business administration and Cal State Northridge is located in the center of Northridge. This school is one of 163 public post-secondary institutions in California.

78. California State University - Los Angeles

5151 State University Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90032
(323) 343-3000

California State University-Los Angeles is 4.2 miles from the heart of downtown and this university offers one program in business administration. It is a public, 4-year, research institution.