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Welcome Incoming Rady Students!

Here at Rady, we are a community focused intently on intellectual discovery and learning — and on action. We develop principled, innovative leaders for industries that are transforming the world. Our students, like you, are both visionaries and guides, seeing the future, transforming data into action, and then taking others with them on the uncharted pathway to that future.

We are so happy to have you starting with Rady and are excited for your academic journey, the people you’ll meet, and the ideas and positive change you will bring to the business community.

- Dean Lisa Ordóñez

Please select your program below to see important information and deadlines.

Full-Time MBA FlexEvening MBA Executive MBA MSBA FlexMSBA MQF MPAc

Full-Time MBA

Welcome to the Rady School of Management! We are here to make sure you have guidance every step of the way. The Full-Time MBA checklist and links below will help you stay on task. Please note: if you have not submitted your deposit you may not be able to access some of the links below. Once your deposit is confirmed by the FT MBA program, please allow 7-10 business days for your account to be created. Once your account is created, you will be able to set up your UCSD password.

Below you will find a checklist of items you will need to complete as soon as possible. Please click on the heading names to see more information.

UC San Diego has a current student portal where you will pay tuition, get access to campus updates and resources, and other university-wide information. This is known as Tritonlink. You are welcome to check out events on campus and start to access some of the other features: https://students.ucsd.edu/

** TritonLink will not reflect your personal information or MBA program until summer 2024.**

Orientation & Program Start Dates

Orientation and program start dates can be found below.

  • Summer session courses begin August 26th.
  • Required orientation is scheduled for August 26-September 19. Full-time MBA students must also attend a workshop on either Saturday, September 14 at 1:00-4:00pm or Sunday, September 21 at 8:30am-12:30pm.
  • Fall quarter starts September 26th.
  • You are no doubt excited to start classes in the fall! Incoming students do not need to register for fall classes until August 2024. All students are guaranteed a spot in their core classes. More information about courses and registration will be emailed to you over the summer.
  • We suggest students arrive a few weeks before summer session courses start to prepare for the program. International students entering on an F-1 visa are permitted to enter the United States up to 30 days prior to the program start.

Housing

Housing for graduate students at UC San Diego is based on a first-come, first-served basis. Incoming students are highly encouraged to apply for housing as soon as possible so that you can find accommodation appropriate to your budget.

Visit the following links for On-campus and Off-campus housing options. International students entering on an F-1 visa are permitted to enter the United States up to 30 days prior to the program start.

I-20 & Visa Process – International Students

I-20 and visa paperwork are handled by the International Services and Engagement Office (ISEO). The Rady School does not issue I-20 paperwork and is unable to advise on immigration issues.

UC San Diego uses a system known as iPortal for I-20 services. iPortal will be open March 18th. The UC San Diego International Services and Engagement Office (ISEO) will begin reviewing submitted I-20 applications at that time.

You must first accept the admissions offer via the application platform before beginning the I-20 request process. Please allow at least 7 business days after receiving this deposit confirmation email to set up your UCSD password and log in to iPortal. I-20 document processing time will be 15 business days upon receipt of a complete application.

To access iPortal:

Please follow the I-20 instructions provided in iPortal:

  • Step 1: Gather the required documents I-20/Ds-2019 Funding Requirements for 2024-2025
  • Step 2: Answer Initial Questions – please make sure your address matches your application.
  • Step 3: Upload the Requested Documents
  • Step 4: Allow 15 Business Days for ISEO Advisor Review
    • You may log into iPortal to check the status of your application

A WES Course-by-Course Evaluation is required for students who attended an international institution only once they have been admitted. Details are below. Please do not send official documents to the Graduate Admissions Office. As an international applicant, you must submit a WES Course-by-Course evaluation via WES once you have been admitted for your admission to UC San Diego to be finalized. Please click here to learn more.

**All questions regarding the I-20 process should be directed to the International Services and Engagement Office via their contact site. Rady admissions staff cannot provide I-20 or visa document advising.

Official Documents

All admission offers are considered Provisional until official documents are submitted and verified Final. Official documents are due by the start of the program and are to be submitted directly to the Division of Graduate Education and Postdoctoral Affairs Admissions office (not the Rady School Admissions team). Submission instructions are provided on the Division of Graduate Education and Postdoctoral Affairs website. Do not submit partial or in-progress transcripts or evaluations. A WES Course-by-Course Evaluation is required for incoming international students. WES Course-by Course Evaluation should be submitted only after the degree program has been conferred. Instead of sending official documents to the Graduate Admissions Office, international applicants must submit a WES Course-by-Course evaluation via WES once admitted for your admission to UC San Diego to be finalized. Please click here to learn more.

Pre-program Preparation

To prepare for the quantitative nature and academic rigor of the program, we recommend the following resources.

Tuition & Financial Aid

U.S. citizens and permanent residents are encouraged to complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) to qualify for federal aid. Federal aid includes federal student loans. UC San Diego’s school code is: 001317

All questions regarding federal financial aid must be directed toward the UC San Diego Financial Aid & Scholarships Office.

Two organizations that work with international students and do NOT require a co-signer are:

MBA Quick Resource - Detailed Information Discussed Further

Campus ID Card & Photo Submission

You will be given your UCSD Campus ID Card at orientation. Instructions for how to submit your ID card photo, along with the deadline, will be communicated to you during the summer. Students will not be able to take a photo at the Campus ID Card Office. Once you are given your UCSD Campus ID card, you will receive a number of discounts with the card.

UC Health Requirements

The University of California is committed to protecting the health and well-being of all students. All of the UC campuses implement procedures to ensure that students are educated about and receive vaccinations to prevent potentially serious and contagious diseases. All incoming students are required to review and meet the UC Health Requirements.

Students now have access to MyStudentChart where they can upload their documents and communicate with Student Health Services services. Click here to learn more.

UC Student Health Insurance Plan (UC SHIP)

Health insurance is a mandatory non-academic condition for enrollment at UCSD. To ensure that all students have adequate health coverage, UCSD automatically enrolls all registered students into the UC Student Health Insurance Plan (UC SHIP). Please click here to learn more about waiving UC health insurance. Please note: Students must wait until they are registered for classes to begin the process of waiving UC SHIP. More information about class registration and UC SHIP waivers will be sent to you this summer. The deadline to submit this waiver is September 14, 2024. If you miss this deadline, you can submit your waiver by September 20, 2024.

All incoming Full-Time MBA students have to download, complete and submit a Statement of Legal Residence (SLR) found here.

Attach your completed SLR in an email to residencedeputy@ucsd.edu with your name and PID in the subject line as soon as possible. Please note that you may not receive any notification back; this is ok! The Residence Deputy will notify our team about 6 weeks before the start of Fall quarter.

Meet Your Team

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    Julie Ferguson

    Associate Director of MBA Admissions and Recruitment, Full-Time MBA

  • David To

    David To

    Graduate Program Advisor, Full-Time MBA

  • Michelle Bollinger

    Michelle Bollinger

    Associate Director, Career Coach, Full-Time MBA

FlexEvening MBA

At the Rady School of Management, we are here to make sure you have guidance every step of the way. The Part-Time MBA (FlexEvening) checklist and links below will help you stay on task. Please note: if you have not submitted your deposit you may not be able to access some of the links below. Once your deposit is confirmed by the program, please allow 7-10 business days for your account to be created. Once your account is created, you will be able to set up your UCSD password.

Below you will find a checklist of items you will need to complete as soon as possible. Please click on the heading names to see more information.

UC San Diego has a current student portal where you will pay tuition, get access to campus updates and resources, and other university-wide information. This is known as Tritonlink. You are welcome to check out events on campus and start to access some of the other features: https://students.ucsd.edu/

** TritonLink will not reflect your personal information or MBA program until summer 2024

Orientation & Program Start Dates

Orientation and program start dates are being finalized. For planning purposes students can anticipate:

  • Required orientation will begin September 12th, 2024.
  • Orientation is scheduled for September 12-18 (which includes the weekend). FlexEvening MBA students will also have a workshop that they must attend on Saturday, September 21st 8:30am-12:30pm.
  • Academic courses will begin September 26th, 2024.
  • You are no doubt excited to start classes in the fall! Incoming students do not need to register for fall classes until August 2024. All students are guaranteed a spot in their core classes. More information about courses and registration will be emailed to you over the summer.

Housing

Housing for graduate students at UC San Diego is based on a first-come, first-served basis. Incoming students are highly encouraged to apply for housing as soon as possible so that you can find accommodation appropriate to your budget.

Visit the following links for On-campus and Off-campus housing options.

Official Documents

All admission offers are considered Provisional until official documents are submitted and verified Final. Official documents are due by the start of the program and are to be submitted directly to the Division of Graduate Education and Postdoctoral Affairs Admissions office (not the Rady School Admissions team). Submission instructions are provided on the Division of Graduate Education and Postdoctoral Affairs website. Do not submit partial or in-progress transcripts or evaluations.

Pre-program Preparation

To prepare for the quantitative nature and academic rigor of the program, we recommend the following resources.

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition and fees

U.S. citizens and permanent residents are encouraged to complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) to qualify for federal aid. Federal aid includes federal student loans. UC San Diego’s school code is: 001317

All questions regarding federal financial aid must be directed toward the UC San Diego Financial Aid & Scholarships Office.

Two organizations that work with international students and do NOT require a co-signer are:

Campus ID Card & Photo Submission

You will be given your UCSD Campus ID Card at orientation. Instructions for how to submit your ID card photo, along with the deadline, will be communicated to you during the summer. Students will not be able to take a photo at the Campus ID Card Office. Once you are given your UCSD Campus ID card, you will receive a number of discounts with the card.

FlexEvening Resources

We highly encourage you to expose yourself to relevant business topics and get a head start on understanding terminology. We advise all students to review the below resources and consider completing the MBA Math prep course.

External Resources:

Podcasts:

FlexEvening MBA Plan of Study

UC Health Vaccination Requirements

The University of California is committed to protecting the health and well-being of all students. All of the UC campuses implement procedures to ensure that students are educated about and receive vaccinations to prevent potentially serious and contagious diseases. All incoming students are required to review and meet the UC Health Requirements.

Students now have access to MyStudentChart where they can upload their documents and communicate with Student Health Services services. Click here to learn more.

UC Student Health Insurance Requirement

Health insurance is a mandatory non-academic condition for enrollment at UCSD. To ensure that all students have adequate health coverage, UCSD automatically enrolls all registered students into the UC Student Health Insurance Plan (UC SHIP). Please click here to learn more about waiving UC health insurance. Please note: Students must wait until they are registered for classes to begin the process of waiving UC SHIP. More information about class registration and UC SHIP waivers will be provided by Student Health Services this summer. The deadline to submit this waiver is September 14, 2024. If you miss this deadline, you can submit your waiver by September 20, 2024.

Meet Your Team

  • Sophia Palomino

    Sophia Palomino

    Associate Director, MBA Admissions and Recruitment, FlexEvening MBA

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    Joshua Berger

    Graduate Program Advisor, FlexEvening MBA

  • Courtney Miklusak

    Courtney Miklusak

    Senior Director, Career Coaching, FlexEvening MBA

Executive MBA

At the Rady School of Management, we are here to make sure you have guidance every step of the way. The Executive MBA checklist and links below will help you stay on task. Please note: if you have not submitted your deposit you may not be able to access some of the links below. Once your deposit is confirmed by the program, please allow 7-10 business days for your account to be created. Once your account is created, you will be able to set up your UCSD password.

Below you will find a checklist of items you will need to complete as soon as possible. Please click on the heading names to see more information.

UC San Diego has a current student portal where you will pay tuition, get access to campus updates and resources, and other university-wide information. This is known as Tritonlink. You are welcome to check out events on campus and start to access some of the other features: https://students.ucsd.edu

** TritonLink will not reflect your personal information or MBA program until summer 2024.**

Orientation & Program Start Dates

Orientation and program start dates are being finalized. For planning purposes students can anticipate:

  • Required Orientation: Thursday, September 12-Saturday, September 14
    • Plan to be on campus September 12-14. These three days will encompass Orientation. Time and details TBA, but students can expect that the Orientation programming will take all day.
  • Academic courses will begin September 26th, 2024.
  • You are no doubt excited to start classes in the fall! Incoming students do not need to register for fall classes until August 2024. All students are guaranteed a spot in their core classes. More information about courses and registration will be emailed to you over the summer.

Rady Student Hotel Option for Out of Area Students

All Rady Students can book stays at the Marriott La Jolla Residence Inn for $189 per night + tax.

Students can book a Studio Suite –King bed, sofa sleeper, full kitchen, oven microwave, refrigerator, dishwasher, flat screen, smart TV, and ergonomically correct desk in designated working area. Free Wifi and breakfast included.

  • Fall 2024 Quarter: Studio Suites $189 a night + tax
  • Rate will be available for pre-arrival/post class dates if you want to come earlier or stay longer
  • 50% off Parking
  • Stays are eligible for Marriott Bonvoy Points
  • The hotel is 0.3miles from the university
  • Book here: Rady School of Management Hotel Student Rate

Housing

Housing for graduate students at UC San Diego is based on a first-come, first-served basis. Incoming students are highly encouraged to apply for housing as soon as possible so that you can find accommodation appropriate to your budget.

Visit the following links for On-campus and Off-campus housing options.

Official Documents

All admission offers are considered Provisional until official documents are submitted and verified Final. Official documents are due by the start of the program and are to be submitted directly to the Division of Graduate Education and Postdoctoral Affairs Admissions office (not the Rady School Admissions team). Submission instructions are provided on the Division of Graduate Education and Postdoctoral Affairs website. Do not submit partial or in-progress transcripts or evaluations.

Pre-program Preparation

To prepare for the quantitative nature and academic rigor of the program, we recommend the following resources.

For more helpful reading and podcasts, see the Executive MBA Resources section below.

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition and Fees

U.S. citizens and permanent residents are encouraged to complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) to qualify for federal aid. Federal aid includes federal student loans. UC San Diego’s school code is: 001317

All questions regarding federal financial aid must be directed toward the UC San Diego Financial Aid & Scholarships Office.

Two organizations that work with international students and do NOT require a co-signer are:

Campus ID Card & Photo Submission

You will be given your UCSD Campus ID Card at orientation. Instructions for how to submit your ID card photo, along with the deadline, will be communicated to you during the summer. Students will not be able to take a photo at the Campus ID Card Office. Once you are given your UCSD Campus ID card, you will receive a number of discounts with the card.

Executive MBA Resources

We highly encourage you to expose yourself to relevant business topics and get a head start on understanding terminology. We advise all students to review the below resources and consider completing the MBA Math prep course.

External Resources:

Podcasts:

Executive MBA Plan of Study
Executive MBA Program Dates

Students should refer to their courses’ Canvas page and syllabi for specific course details, including meeting times, meeting locations, and assignment due dates. All final exams for the EMBA Hybrid program will be remote and will likely take place after the last in-person meeting date and during the university’s final exam period.

Please refer to the UCSD Academic Calendar for other important dates. If you have additional questions about the weekend schedule, please contact Graduate Student Affairs at gradstudentaffairs@rady.ucsd.edu.

UC Health Vaccination Requirements

The University of California is committed to protecting the health and well-being of all students. All of the UC campuses implement procedures to ensure that students are educated about and receive vaccinations to prevent potentially serious and contagious diseases. All incoming students are required to review and meet the UC Health Requirements.

Students now have access to MyStudentChart where they can upload their documents and communicate with Student Health Services services. Click here to learn more.

UC Student Health Insurance Requirement

Health insurance is a mandatory non-academic condition for enrollment at UCSD. To ensure that all students have adequate health coverage, UCSD automatically enrolls all registered students into the UC Student Health Insurance Plan (UC SHIP). Please click here to learn more about waiving UC health insurance. Please note: Students must wait until they are registered for classes to begin the process of waiving UC SHIP. More information about class registration and UC SHIP waivers will be provided by Student Health Services this summer. The deadline to submit this waiver is September 14, 2024. If you miss this deadline, you can submit your waiver by September 20, 2024.

Meet Your Team

  • Kristina Cook

    Kristina Cook

    Associate Director of Graduate Admissions and Recruitment, Executive MBA

  • Joshua Berger

    Joshua Berger

    Graduate Program Advisor, Executive MBA

  • Courtney Miklusak

    Courtney Miklusak

    Senior Director, Career Coaching, Executive MBA

Full-Time MSBA

At the Rady School of Management, we are here to make sure you have guidance every step of the way. The Master of Science in Business Analytics checklist and links below will help you stay on task. Please note: if you have not submitted your deposit you may not be able to access some of the links below. Once your deposit is confirmed by the FT MSBA program, please allow 7-10 business days for your account to be created. Once your account is created, you will be able to set up your UCSD password.

Below you will find a checklist of items you will need to complete as soon as possible. Please click on the heading names to see more information.

UC San Diego has a current student portal where you will pay tuition, get access to campus updates and resources, and other university-wide information. This is known as Tritonlink. You are welcome to check out events on campus and start to access some of the other features: https://students.ucsd.edu/

** TritonLink will not reflect your personal information or MSBA program until summer 2024.**

Orientation & Program Start Dates

Full-Time MSBA Required Orientation

  • Friday, July 26, 2024
  • Saturday, July 27, 2024
  • Monday, July 29, 2024

Admitted students who enroll in the program are required to arrive on campus in time for the FT MSBA Program Orientation. Incoming students moving to San Diego are encouraged to arrive by July 8, 2024.

Housing

Housing for graduate students at UC San Diego is based on a first-come, first-served basis. Incoming students are highly encouraged to apply for housing as soon as possible so that you can find accommodation appropriate to your budget.

Visit the following links for On-campus and Off-campus housing options. International students entering on an F-1 visa are permitted to enter the United States up to 30 days prior to the program start.

I-20 & Visa Process – International Students

I-20 and visa paperwork are handled by the International Services & Engagement Office (ISEO). The Rady School does not issue I-20 paperwork and is unable to advise on immigration issues.

UC San Diego uses a system known as iPortal for I-20 services. The UC San Diego International Services & Engagement Office (ISEO) will begin reviewing submitted I-20 applications at that time.

You must first accept the admissions offer via the application platform before beginning the I-20 request process. Please allow 7 business days after receiving this deposit confirmation email to set up your UCSD password and log in to iPortal. I-20 document processing time will be 15 business days upon receipt of a complete application.

To access iPortal:

Please follow the I-20 instructions provided in iPortal:

  • Step 1: Gather the required documents ISPO 2024-2025 I-20 Funding Requirements
  • Step 2: Answer Initial Questions – please make sure your address matches your application in Grad Apply.
  • Step 3: Upload the Requested Documents
  • Step 4: Allow 15 Business Days for ISPO Advisor Review
    • You may log into iPortal to check the status of your application

**All questions regarding the I-20 process should be directed to the International Students & Programs Office via their contact site. Rady admissions staff cannot provide I-20 or visa document advising.

Official Documents

All admission offers are considered Provisional until official documents are submitted and verified Final. Official documents are due by the start of the program and are to be submitted directly to the Division of Graduate Education and Postdoctoral Affairs Admissions office (not the Rady School Admissions team). Submission instructions are provided on the Division of Graduate Education and Postdoctoral Affairs website. Do not submit partial or in-progress transcripts or evaluations.

A WES Course-by-Course Evaluation is required for incoming international students. WES Course-by-Course Evaluation should be submitted only after the degree program has been conferred. Please do not send official documents to the Graduate Admissions Office. International applicants must submit a WES Course-by-Course evaluation via WES once admitted for your admission to UC San Diego to be finalized. Please click here to learn more.

Tuition & Financial Aid

FT MSBA Estimated Basic Cost of Attendance
FT MSBA Registration Fee Breakdown

U.S. citizens and permanent residents are encouraged to complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) to qualify for federal aid. Federal aid includes federal student loans. UC San Diego’s school code is: 001317

All questions regarding federal financial aid must be directed toward the UC San Diego Financial Aid & Scholarships Office.

Two organizations that work with international students and do NOT require a co-signer are:

MSBA Resources

UC Health Vaccination Requirements

The University of California is committed to protecting the health and well-being of all students. All of the UC campuses implement procedures to ensure that students are educated about and receive vaccinations to prevent potentially serious and contagious diseases. All incoming students are required to review and meet the UC Health Requirements.

Students now have access to MyStudentChart where they can upload their documents and communicate with Student Health Services services. Click here to learn more.

UC Health Insurance Requirement

Health insurance is a mandatory non-academic condition for enrollment at UCSD. To ensure that all students have adequate health coverage, UCSD automatically enrolls all registered students into the UC Student Health Insurance Plan (UC SHIP). Please click here to learn more about waiving UC health insurance. Please note: Students must wait until they are registered for classes to begin the process of waiving UC SHIP. More information about class registration and UC SHIP waivers will be provided by Student Health Services this summer. The deadline to submit this waiver is September 14, 2024. If you miss this deadline, you can submit your waiver by September 20, 2024.

Campus ID Card & Photo Submission

You will be given your UCSD Campus ID Card at orientation. Instructions for how to submit your ID card photo, along with the deadline, will be communicated to you during the summer. Students will not be able to take a photo at the Campus ID Card Office. Once you are given your UCSD Campus ID card, you will receive a number of discounts with the card.

Meet Your Team

  • Ion Nemteanu

    Ion Nemteanu

    Executive Director, Master of Science in Business Analytics Programs

  • Susie Hawthorne

    Susie Hawthorne

    Associate Director of Graduate Admissions and Recruitment, Full-Time MSBA

  • Erica Augustin

    Erica Augustin

    Graduate Program Advisor – Full-Time and Flex MSBA

  • Nelitza Morales

    Nelitza Morales

    Associate Director, Career Coach for MSBA

FlexMSBA

At the Rady School of Management, we are here to make sure you have guidance every step of the way. The Part-Time MSBA (FlexMSBA) checklist and links below will help you stay on task. Please note: if you have not submitted your deposit you may not be able to access some of the links below. Once your deposit is confirmed by the FlexMSBA program, please allow 7-10 business days for your account to be created. Once your account is created, you will be able to set up your UCSD password.

Below you will find a checklist of items you will need to complete as soon as possible. Please click on the heading names to see more information.

UC San Diego has a student portal where you will pay tuition, get access to campus updates and resources, and other types of university-wide information. This is known as Tritonlink. You are welcome to check out events on campus and start to access some of the other features: https://students.ucsd.edu/

** TritonLink will not reflect your personal information or FlexMSBA program until summer 2024. **

Orientation & Program Start Dates

FlexMSBA Required Orientation

  • Friday, July 26, 2024
  • Saturday, July 27, 2024
  • Sunday, July 28, 2024
Class start date is being finalized.
Admitted students who enroll in the program are required to arrive on campus in time for the FlexMSBA Program Orientation.

Housing

Housing for graduate students at UC San Diego is based on a first-come, first-served basis. Incoming students are highly encouraged to apply for housing as soon as possible so that you can find accommodation appropriate to your budget.

Visit the following links for On-campus and Off-campus housing options. International students entering on an F-1 visa are permitted to enter the United States up to 30 days prior to the program start.

Official Documents

All admission offers are considered Provisional until official documents are submitted and verified Final. Official documents are due by the start of the program and are to be submitted directly to the Division of Graduate Education and Postdoctoral Affairs Admissions office (not the Rady School Admissions team). Submission instructions are provided on the Division of Graduate Education and Postdoctoral Affairs website. Do not submit partial or in-progress transcripts or evaluations.

A WES Course-by-Course Evaluation is required for incoming international students. WES Course-by-Course Evaluation should be submitted only after the degree program has been conferred. Please do not send official documents to the Graduate Admissions Office. International applicants must submit a WES Course-by-Course evaluation via WES once admitted for your admission to UC San Diego to be finalized. Please click here to learn more.

Tuition & Financial Aid

FlexMSBA Estimated Cost of Attendance
FlexMSBA Registration Fee Breakdown

U.S. citizens and permanent residents are encouraged to complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) to qualify for federal aid. Federal aid includes federal student loans. UC San Diego’s school code is: 001317

All questions regarding federal financial aid must be directed toward the UC San Diego Financial Aid & Scholarships Office.

Two organizations that work with international students and do NOT require a co-signer are:

FlexMSBA Resources

UC Health Vaccination Requirements

The University of California is committed to protecting the health and well-being of all students. All of the UC campuses implement procedures to ensure that students are educated about and receive vaccinations to prevent potentially serious and contagious diseases. All incoming students are required to review and meet the UC Health Requirements.

Students now have access to MyStudentChart where they can upload their documents and communicate with Student Health Services services. Click here to learn more.

UC San Diego Health Insurance Requirement

Health insurance is a mandatory non-academic condition for enrollment at UCSD. To ensure that all students have adequate health coverage, UCSD automatically enrolls all registered students into the UC Student Health Insurance Plan (UC SHIP). Please click here to learn more about waiving UC health insurance. Please note: Students must wait until they are registered for classes to begin the process of waiving UC SHIP. More information about class registration and UC SHIP waivers will be provided by Student Health Services this summer. The deadline to submit this waiver is September 14, 2024. If you miss this deadline, you can submit your waiver by September 20, 2024.

Campus ID Card & Photo Submission

You will be given your UCSD Campus ID Card at orientation. Instructions for how to submit your ID card photo, along with the deadline, will be communicated to you during the summer. Students will not be able to take a photo at the Campus ID Card Office. Once you are given your UCSD Campus ID card, you will receive a number of discounts with the card.

Meet Your Team

  • Ion Nemteanu

    Ion Nemteanu

    Executive Director, Master of Science in Business Analytics Programs

  • Nancy Serrano

    Nancy Serrano

    Associate Director of Graduate Admissions and Recruitment, FlexMSBA

  • Nancy Correa

    Nancy Correa

    Graduate Program Advisor – FlexMSBA

  • Erica Augustin

    Erica Augustin

    Graduate Program Advisor – Full-Time and FlexMSBA

  • Nelitza Morales

    Nelitza Morales

    Associate Director, Career Coach for MSBA

Master of Quantitative Finance (MQF)

At the Rady School of Management, we are here to make sure you have guidance every step of the way. The Master of Quantitative Finance (MQF) checklist and links below will help you stay on task. Please note: if you have not submitted your deposit you may not be able to access some of the links below. Once your deposit is confirmed by the MQF program, please allow 7-10 business days for your account to be created. Once your account is created, you will be able to set up your UCSD password.

Below you will find a checklist of items you will need to complete as soon as possible. Please click on the heading names to see more information.

UC San Diego has a current student portal where you will pay tuition, get access to campus updates and resources, and other university-wide information. This is known as Tritonlink. You are welcome to check out events on campus and start to access some of the other features: https://students.ucsd.edu/

** TritonLink will not reflect your personal information or MQF program until summer 2024. **

Orientation & Program Start Dates

Master of Quantitative Finance required orientation begins September 12, 2024.

  • The length of orientation is still being finalized.
  • Class instruction begins Thursday, September 26, 2024.
  • Admitted students who enroll in the program are required to arrive on campus in time for the Master of Quantitative Finance Program Orientation. Incoming students moving to San Diego are encouraged to arrive in August.
  • Incoming students will register for Fall 2024 courses in late summer. All incoming students are guaranteed a spot in their core classes. Information about courses and registration will be provided in late summer 2024.

Housing

Housing for graduate students at UC San Diego is based on a first-come, first-served basis. Incoming students are highly encouraged to apply for housing as soon as possible so that you can find accommodation appropriate to your budget.

Visit the following links for On-campus and Off-campus housing options. International students entering on an F-1 visa are permitted to enter the United States up to 30 days prior to the program start.

I-20 & Visa Process – International Students

I-20 and visa paperwork are handled by the International Services & Engagement Office (ISEO). The Rady School does not issue I-20 paperwork and is unable to advise on immigration issues.

UC San Diego uses a system known as iPortal for I-20 services. The UC San Diego International Services & Engagement Office (ISEO) will begin reviewing submitted I-20 applications at that time.

You must first accept the admissions offer via the application platform before beginning the I-20 request process. Please allow 7 business days after receiving this deposit confirmation email to set up your UCSD password and log in to iPortal. I-20 document processing time will be 15 business days upon receipt of a complete application.

To access iPortal:

Please follow the I-20 instructions provided in iPortal:

  • Step 1: Gather the required documents ISPO 2024-2025 I-20 Funding Requirements
  • Step 2: Answer Initial Questions
  • Step 3: Upload the Requested Documents
  • Step 4: Allow 15 Business Days for ISPO Advisor Review
    • You may log into iPortal to check the status of your application

**All questions regarding the I-20 process should be directed to the International Students & Programs Office via their contact site. Rady admissions staff cannot provide I-20 or visa document advising.

Official Documents

All admission offers are considered Provisional until official documents are submitted and verified Final. Official documents are due by the start of the program and are to be submitted directly to the Division of Graduate Education and Postdoctoral Affairs Admissions office (not the Rady School Admissions team). Submission instructions are provided on the Division of Graduate Education and Postdoctoral Affairs website. Do not submit partial or in-progress transcripts or evaluations.

A WES Course-by-Course Evaluation is required for incoming international students. WES Course-by-Course Evaluation should be submitted only after the degree program has been conferred. Please do not send official documents to the Graduate Admissions Office. International applicants must submit a WES Course-by-Course evaluation via WES once admitted for your admission to UC San Diego to be finalized. Please click here to learn more.

Tuition & Financial Aid

MQF Estimated Basic Cost of Attendance
MQF Registration Fee Breakdown

U.S. citizens and permanent residents are encouraged to complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) to qualify for federal aid. Federal aid includes federal student loans. UC San Diego’s school code is: 001317

All questions regarding federal financial aid must be directed toward the UC San Diego Financial Aid & Scholarships Office.

Two organizations that work with international students and do NOT require a co-signer are:

MQF Resources

Required Pre-program DataCamp Modules

Incoming Master of Quantitative Finance students are required to complete pre-program DataCamp modules on the fundamentals of Python. These modules prepare students for early success within the MQF program. The entire set of modules will be approximately 45 hours of work and are to be completed prior to the start of orientation. Access to the required DataCamp modules and instructions will be provided in summer 2024 prior to the start of the program.

UC Health Vaccination Requirements

The University of California is committed to protecting the health and well-being of all students. All of the UC campuses implement procedures to ensure that students are educated about and receive vaccinations to prevent potentially serious and contagious diseases. All incoming students are required to review and meet the UC Health Requirements.

Students now have access to MyStudentChart where they can upload their documents and communicate with Student Health Services services. Click here to learn more.

UC Health Insurance Requirement

Health insurance is a mandatory non-academic condition for enrollment at UCSD. To ensure that all students have adequate health coverage, UCSD automatically enrolls all registered students into the UC Student Health Insurance Plan (UC SHIP). Please click here to learn more about waiving UC health insurance. Please note: Students must wait until they are registered for classes to begin the process of waiving UC SHIP. More information about class registration and UC SHIP waivers will be provided by Student Health Services to you this summer. The deadline to submit this waiver is September 14, 2024. If you miss this deadline, you can submit your waiver by September 20, 2024.

Campus ID Card & Photo Submission

You will be given your UCSD Campus ID Card at orientation. Instructions for how to submit your ID card photo, along with the deadline, will be communicated to you during the summer. Students will not be able to take a photo at the Campus ID Card Office. Once you are given your UCSD Campus ID card, you will receive a number of discounts with the card.

Meet Your Team

  • Michael Melvin

    Michael Melvin

    Executive Director, Master of Quantitative Finance program

  • Anushree Paul

    Anushree Paul

    Associate Director of Graduate Admissions and Recruitment, Master of Quantitative Finance

  • Jessica Burson

    Jessica Burson

    Graduate Program Advisor, Master of Quantitative Finance

  • Kevin Doyle

    Kevin Doyle

    Graduate Program Advisor, Master of Quantitative Finance

  • Bianca Chau

    Bianca Chau

    Associate Director, Career Coach for Master of Quantitative Finance

Master of Professional Accountancy (MPAc)

At the Rady School of Management, we are here to make sure you have guidance every step of the way. The Master of Professional Accountancy (MPAc) checklist and links below will help you stay on task. Please note: if you have not submitted your deposit you may not be able to access some of the links below. Once your deposit is confirmed by the MPAc program, please allow 7-10 business days for your account to be created. Once your account is created, you will be able to set up your UCSD password.

Below you will find a checklist of items you will need to complete as soon as possible. Please click on the heading names to see more information.

UC San Diego has a current student portal where you will pay tuition, get access to campus updates and resources, and other university-wide information. This is known as Tritonlink. You are welcome to check out events on campus and start to access some of the other features: https://students.ucsd.edu/

** TritonLink will not reflect your personal information or MPAc program until fall 2024. **

Orientation & Program Start Dates

Master of Professional Accountancy required orientation begins on September 12, 2024

  • The length of orientation is still being determined.
  • Course instruction begins Thursday, September 26, 2024
  • Admitted students who enroll in the program are required to arrive on campus in time for the Master of Professional Accountancy Program Orientation. Incoming students moving to San Diego are encouraged to arrive in August.
  • Incoming students will register for Fall 2024 courses in late summer. All incoming students are guaranteed a spot in their core classes. Information about courses and registration will be provided in late summer 2024.

Housing

Housing for graduate students at UC San Diego is based on a first-come, first-served basis. Incoming students are highly encouraged to apply for housing as soon as possible so that you can find accommodation appropriate to your budget.

Visit the following links for On-campus and Off-campus housing options. International students entering on an F-1 visa are permitted to enter the United States up to 30 days prior to the program start.

I-20 & Visa Process – International Students

I-20 and visa paperwork are handled by the International Services & Engagement Office (ISEO). The Rady School does not issue I-20 paperwork and is unable to advise on immigration issues.

UC San Diego uses a system known as iPortal for I-20 services. The UC San Diego International Services & Engagement Office (ISEO) will begin reviewing submitted I-20 applications at that time.

You must first accept the admissions offer via the application platform before beginning the I-20 request process. Please allow 7 business days after receiving this deposit confirmation email to set up your UCSD password and log in to iPortal. I-20 document processing time will be 15 business days upon receipt of a complete application.

To access iPortal:

Please follow the I-20 instructions provided in iPortal:

  • Step 1: Gather the required documents ISPO 2024-2025 I-20 Funding Requirements
  • Step 2: Answer Initial Questions – please make sure your address matches your application in Grad Apply.
  • Step 3: Upload the Requested Documents
  • Step 4: Allow 15 Business Days for ISPO Advisor Review
    • You may log into iPortal to check the status of your application

**All questions regarding the I-20 process should be directed to the International Students & Programs Office via their contact site. Rady admissions staff cannot provide I-20 or visa document advising.

Official Documents

All admission offers are considered Provisional until official documents are submitted and verified Final. Official documents are due by the start of the program and are to be submitted directly to the Division of Graduate Education and Postdoctoral Affairs Admissions office (not the Rady School Admissions team). Submission instructions are provided on the Division of Graduate Education and Postdoctoral Affairs website. Do not submit partial or in-progress transcripts or evaluations.

A WES Course-by-Course Evaluation is required for incoming international students. WES Course-by-Course Evaluation should be submitted only after the degree program has been conferred. Please do not send official documents to the Graduate Admissions Office. International applicants must submit a WES Course-by-Course evaluation via WES once admitted for your admission to UC San Diego to be finalized. Please click here to learn more.

Tuition & Financial Aid

MPAc Estimated Basic Cost of Attendance
MPAc Registration Fee Breakdown

U.S. citizens and permanent residents are encouraged to complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) to qualify for federal aid. Federal aid includes federal student loans. UC San Diego’s school code is: 001317

All questions regarding federal financial aid must be directed toward the UC San Diego Financial Aid & Scholarships Office.

Two organizations that work with international students and do NOT require a co-signer are:

MPAc Resources

UC Health Vaccination Requirements

The University of California is committed to protecting the health and well-being of all students. All of the UC campuses implement procedures to ensure that students are educated about and receive vaccinations to prevent potentially serious and contagious diseases. All incoming students are required to review and meet the UC Health Requirements.

Students now have access to MyStudentChart where they can upload their documents and communicate with Student Health Services services. Click here to learn more.

The Health Document/Health Record is due July 10th. Click Here for more information.

UC Health Insurance Requirement

Health insurance is a mandatory non-academic condition for enrollment at UCSD. To ensure that all students have adequate health coverage, UCSD automatically enrolls all registered students into the UC Student Health Insurance Plan (UC SHIP). Please click here to learn more about waiving UC health insurance. Please note: Students must wait until they are registered for classes to begin the process of waiving UC SHIP. More information about class registration and UC SHIP waivers will be provided by Student Health Services this summer. The deadline to submit this waiver is September 14, 2024. If you miss this deadline, you can submit your waiver by September 20, 2024.

Campus ID Card & Photo Submission

You will be given your UCSD Campus ID Card at orientation. Instructions for how to submit your ID card photo, along with the deadline, will be communicated to you during the summer. Students will not be able to take a photo at the Campus ID Card Office. Once you are given your UCSD Campus ID card, you will receive a number of discounts with the card.

Meet Your Team

  • James T. Deiotte

    James T. Deiotte

    Executive Director, Master of Professional Accountancy program

  • Stacy Goldstein

    Stacy Goldstein

    Associate Director of Graduate Admissions and Recruitment, Master of Professional Accountancy program

  • Nancy Correa

    Nancy Correa

    Graduate Program Advisor, Master of Professional Accountancy program

  • Kathy Self

    Kathy Self

    Associate Director, Career Coach, Master of Professional Accountancy program