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Darden School of Business – University of Virginia

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The Darden School of Business is based in Charlottesville, Virginia at the University of Virginia. Darden provides its students with three paths towards earning an MBA—the full-time MBA as well as two executive MBA options—among its other academic offerings. A hallmark of the Darden MBA experience is the instructors’ use of the case method in the classroom, a technique that fosters discussion among students about real-world business problems. The school estimates that each student will examine more than 500 business cases over the course of the two-year MBA program.

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Current State

08/27/2014

Darden’s Round 1 deadline for the Class of 2017 is October 10, 2104. The application is now live.

Basic Stats

MEAN GMAT703
MEAN GPA3.48
CLASS SIZE320
% FEMALE35%

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