The UC Davis MBA program merges teaching excellence and pioneering research to prepare globally aware, agile leaders who are committed to making a positive impact on the world. The values and principles of social and environmental responsibility and diversity are woven into the very fabric of the school's tight-knit community. Led by internationally recognized faculty, the small class sizes foster camaraderie and close collaboration. The school offers a Full-Time MBA program in Davis, and Part-Time M.B.A. programs in Sacramento and the San Francisco Bay Area. A bold and innovative IMPACT curriculum further integrates globalization, responsible business ethics and sustainability. The school continues to gain greater national and international visibility. U.S. News & World Reports most recently ranked the school's Full-Time MBA program among the top 9% in the nation - the 19th consecutive year among the best - and the Part-Time MBA program moved up into the top 8% in the U.S. The Economist ranks the school's faculty quality No. 13 in the world and the No. 1 worldwide for the diversity of corporate recruiters. The Graduate School of Management's transformative student experience focuses on the management, analytical and critical thinking skills graduates need to become more effective managers and confident business leaders who can drive change and results. Students work closely with faculty, business leaders and their peers on challenging team projects for corporate sponsors. The students also can tap a powerful global alumni network with UC Davis MBA worldwide in prominent roles as senior executives, managers and entrepreneurs. Students also benefit from the interdisciplinary strengths and rich offerings of one of the world's top research universities - and the school's prime locations in Northern California, giving them access to leading financial, energy and consumer companies, Fortune 500 firms, cutting-edge green technology and biotech leaders, top venture capitalists, and the nation's wine and agricultural centers.