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Darden Profile

Our Darden profile will supply you with the basic information you need when considering applying to Darden. Our Admission Consultants are happy to help you decide if Darden is the right school for you.

Application Deadlines

Application Periods: Application Due by 5:00 p.m.(EST) Notification from board:
Round 1 October 15, 2013 December 17, 2013
Round 2 January 7, 2014 April 25, 2014
Round 3 March 27, 2014 May 6, 2014

Application Question

Share your thought process as you encountered a challenging work situation or complex problem. How did this experience change your perspective? (500 words maximum)


Admissions

Full-time Class of 2013

Total Enrollment: 319
Applications: 2,269
Percent Admitted: 25%
Yield: Not Published
GMAT Average: 701
GMAT Score Range: 643-750 (Middle 80%
Average Age 27
Average GRE Q Not Published
Average GRE V Not Published
Average GPA 3.4

Undergraduate Majors

Major: Percent:
Business Administration: 27%
Economics: 15%
Engineering/Science/Math: 25%
Humanities/Social Science: 30%
Other: 3%

Post-MBA Career (Class of 2011)

Industry: Percent: Median Base Salary:
Consulting 20% $125,000
Consumer Products 8% $97,500
Energy 2% $106,000
Government 2% $97,500
High Tech/Telecom 11% $103,000
Investment Banking 18% $100,000
Investment Mgmt/Protfolio Mgmt 5% $105,000
Manufacturing 12% $100,000
Media/Entertainment/Communication 2% $85,200
Other Fincancial Services 11% $100,000
Other Services 3% $98,500
Pharma/Biotech/Healthcare 3% $104,200
Real Estate/Construction 1% $80,000
Venture Capital/Private Equity 2% $95,000

Career Hiring

Class of 2009 2010 2011
Accepted Offer by Graduation 72.6% 69% 83%
Accepted Offer 3 months out 77.3% 83% 92%
Median Base Salary $100,000 $100,000 $100,000
Median Signing Bonus $20,000 $20,000 $25,000

Class of 2012 Profile

Female 29%
International 31%
U.S. Minority 20%

Region
Africa 1%
Asia 15%
Europe 6%
North America 71%
Latin America and the Caribbean 3%
Oceania 0%
Dual Citizenship 4%

Experience

Mean Work Experience 56 months
Mean Age 27

Enrollment

Total 799
Full-Time MBA 657
Executive MBA 129
PhD Program 13

School Ranking

Business Week 11
US News 13

Program Costs

Resident $91,500.00
Nonresident $101,500.00
Recommended Annual Budget (Resident) $70,500.00
Recommended Annual Budget (Nonresident) $75,500.00

Alumni

Total Living Alumni 9,925

Joint Degrees

MBA/JD (Law)
MBA/MD (Medicine)
MBA/ME (ENgineering)
MBA/MSN (Nursing)
MBA/PhD
Other