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University of Virginia: Darden School of Business ×

Accreditation
AACSB
Location
Charlottesville, United States of America
Format
Full time - 2 years
Accreditation
AACSB
Location
Charlottesville, United States of America
Format
Full time - 2 years

Current program rank (FT)

20

Tuition fees

$ 145,600

(€ 132,761)

Length (months)

21

Program name

Full-time MBA

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Business school information

The Darden School of Business is the graduate business school associated with the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia. The Darden School offers MBA, Ph.D. and Executive Education programs. The School was founded in 1955 and is named after Colgate Whitehead Darden, Jr., a former Democratic congressman, governor of Virginia, and former president of the University of Virginia.

Study in United States of America

  • The US is the most popular destination for international students while American universities often dominate the global rankings.
  • As can be expected of a country with a population of 325 million, the US has a diverse range of cities and universities to choose from.
  • The United States is the world’s greatest economic power in terms of gross domestic product and has been among the world’s highest-ranking countries in terms of GDP per capita. The US economy is marked by resilience, flexibility, and innovation.

Program description

The Darden required curriculum in the first year provides you with an integrated perspective on general management. From finance and marketing to accounting and leadership, the required courses cover important business themes. Darden's core curriculum is designed to give you both breadth and depth, while allowing you ample time for career discovery and preparation for first year interviewing. In addition to the core curriculum, recruiting events, global opportunities,experiential learning and electives are integrated into your First Year experience.

Size of the class:
351
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Admission requirements

GMAT (Average):

715

GPA:

3.50

Age (Avg):

28

Experience (Min/Avg/Max):

1/5/10

Other:

* Any degree;

* 2 references;

* 1 essay;

* Interview;

* GMAT or GRE

(no minimum);

Ranking

Current rank:

20

(Financial Times)

14

(The Economist)

3 year average rank:

16

(Financial Times)

Diversity

Male/Female students:

60% / 40%

International students:

40%

Number of countries represented:

40

Female faculty:

27%

International faculty:

31%

Women on board:

31%

International board:

20%

Financial Times: International mobility rank:

83

Financial Times: International course experience rank:

58

Alumni today:
by Financial Times ©

Alumni salary today:

$ 183,784

Salary increase:

137%

Value for money rank:

62

Alumni recommend rank:

20

Career progress rank:

60

Career service rank:

13

Alumni aims achieved:

90%

Employed at three months:

95%

Faculty:

Full-time faculty with PhD:

95%

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