Master of Business Preparation Program

Cost Estimation for Master of Business Preparation Program

Application Fee$200
Program Fee$25,000
Student Service Fee$150
Medical Insurance$1800
Books & Supplies$250

Housing Options

Housing Application Fee$200
International Village
  • Studio: variable rate per day
  • Single: variable rate per day
  • Double:
American Family Homestay
  • Cost per week: $225
  • Cost per day: $33

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Master of Business Preparation Program

Master of Business Preparation Program

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Upcoming Dates


Winter 2018
September 19, 2018 - June 14, 2019


Winter 2019
September 18, 2019 - June 15, 2020


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36 weeks

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36 Units

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Immerse yourself into upper division business courses at UCR and start building the necessary business foundation to set your future career in motion. Work with a dedicated advisor to select the courses that interest you most and will steer you in the direction of the Master's degree you are seeking; be it in Business Administration, Finance or Professional Accountancy. While participating in the program, apply to take the GMAT and submit your application to the UCR Master's program of your choice.

What You'll Learn

Program Objectives

  • Gain insight into industry best practices for effective business operations.
  • Understand how to identify and evaluate various business opportunities.
  • Build effective methods for building your professional experience and knowledge.

Who Can Attend

Admission Requirements


  • Must have three-year bachelor's degree
  • Competitive GPA with a minimum 3.0. High GMAT score will help qualify candidates for admission.
  • TOEFL score of 550 PBT (80iBT) or an IELTS score of 6.5

Immigration Information

  • This is a full-time program.
  • You must obtain an F-1 (student) visa.

Dates and Fees


Winter 2018
September 19, 2018 - June 14, 2019


Winter 2019
September 18, 2019 - June 15, 2020

Where to Stay

Recommended Housing

International Village (IV)

  • Conveniently located next to the Extension Center, restaurants, banks and the main UCR campus.
  • Offers three types of living arrangements: studio, single, or double
  • Open year-round
  • For adult students (age 18 or older) only.


  • Stay with an American family to practice English daily and learn about American life and customs
  • Fully furnished room; double-occupancy
  • All meals and daily transportation (to/from school or school-related activities) included
  • No minimum age; no minimum stay

Experience California

Social & Cultural Activities

Make the most of your California experience!

Riverside has a friendly community and centralized location. Travel an hour in any direction to explore Los Angeles, San Diego, Palm Springs, and other famous destinations.

Fill your weekends with:

  • Unforgettable places, events and cultural immersion activities.
  • FREE social events to make professional connections.
  • Optional trips at a special student rate.

Before You Apply

You will be asked create an account and you will need to provide a valid email address, mailing address and other personal information.

Collect any required documents so you are prepared to upload them.

Supporting Documents:

  • Agency/embassy/partner university information. (Only required if you have one.)
  • Copy of your passport photo page.
  • Statement of Financial Support Form. Click to view the instructions and form.
  • Financial statement from the Bank, in English. Click to view the instructions.
  • If you are applying as a transfer student from another U.S. institution on an F-1 visa, you must upload copies of your current I-20, the front and back of your I-94, and current F-1 visa stamp. Click to view transfer instructions and form.
  • If you are under 18 years old, have your parents complete the parental release form.
“Enrich your life and transform your future by studying in the heart of Southern California. Employers all over the world recognize the University of California as the gold standard in academics. Experience YOUR California dream at sunny UCR - your place to shine.”

Bronwyn Jenkins-Deas

Associate Dean, UCR Extension
Director, International Programs

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