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Ross Cordova

Graduate Funding Coordinator

Ross Cordova is the Rady School’s primary contact for student fellowships and student funding. He plays a central role in coordinating and applying student fellowships, and works closely with central campus on student funding issues. He also coordinates the PhD admissions process with Rady faculty.

Prior to his current role, Cordova was the Graduate Program Advisor for the FlexEvening and FlexWeekend MBA programs. Before joining the Rady School in 2019, Cordova worked for 10 years at Ashford University in a variety of admissions and student services roles. He served as the first advising manager at the school’s Phoenix, AZ location where he interviewed, hired, trained and managed more than 30 new advisors. Cordova earned his bachelor’s degree in English and master’s degree in education from Ashford University.