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Military MBA Applicants
Supporting our men and women of the Armed Forces

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We welcome applicants from the various branches of the U.S. military. UC Davis MBA students still serving or with past military service have excelled inside and outside the classroom.

“Diversity and inclusion are not just buzzwords at the GSM, they are true pillars of strength for the school. UC Davis’ ratings for veteran support are exceptional and it shows.”

- Kyle Tarvin MBA 18

Active duty personnel and veterans of the U.S. armed forces know that their military experience has taught them leadership and conflict management. We recognize that those same skills are needed for success in business.

Military Friendly School Top 10The UC Davis Graduate School of Management has been named a top-10 Military Friendly School for 2020-21 by

The Graduate School of Management is ranked No. 8 among U.S. graduate schools, and is the only top 10 graduate business school in California. We’re proud of our student active duty and veterans and their achievements.

WE offer the following to U.S. military and former U.S. military personnel:

The Graduate School of Management (GSM) supports members of the U.S. armed forces as they make a transition to the civilian workforce or return to service.

More information on the Yellow Ribbon Program 

  • The GSM has committed to awarding up to $6,000 for tuition expenses not covered by the Post-9/11 GI Bill to up to two eligible MBA Students; with this Veterans Affairs (VA) will match that amount dollar for dollar.
  • Application fee waiver. Please contact our Admissions Team, before submitting your application to arrange for the waiver by email or phone: (530) 752-8446.
  • We are committed to making merit scholarship and financial aid available to qualified military personnel.
  • We provide an automatic one-year deferment if admitted military students’ plans are delayed by their service branch.

Additional helpful links:

Full-Time MBA - Military Applicants

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