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University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business


Contact Information

100 Darden Boulevard,
Charlottesville, VA 22903
Admissions Office:

Annual Tuition: $60,500; $63,500 Out of State

Acceptance Rate: 26%

Average GPA: 3.5

International: 33%

Minority: 20%

Mean Age: 27

Full-Time Enrollment: 345

Female: 39%

Male: 61%

Average GMAT: 712

Student Perspectives:

My Story: From an NFL Quarterback to Darden

MBA Program Consideration Set:

Stretch Schools:   Columbia, DartmouthNorthwestern’s Kellogg School

Match Schools: MIT SloanBerkeley, DukeNew York University, MichiganYaleCornell

Safe Schools: Carnegie MellonUCLANorth Carolina

Relevant Features:

How Darden Became No. 1 in Student Satisfaction

Darden Dean Bob Bruner on Globalization

The Best B-School Alumni Networks in the U.S.

B-School Deans Worth Following on Twitter

Darden Dean Reappointed To a New Four-Year Term

Darden Hits New Donor Record of $3.5 Million

Note: MBA Program Consideration Set: If you believe you’re a close match to this school–based on your GMAT and GPA scores,  your age and work experience, you should look at these other competitive full-time MBA programs as well. We list them by stretch, match and safety. These options are presented on the basis of brand image and ranking status as a general guideline.