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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

05/13/2015

Darden’s Round 3 decisions were released on May 6, 2015. Darren’s deposit deadline is June 3, 2015. 

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May 7, 2015 2:01pm
Rejected at UVA / Darden via email.
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May 6, 2015 4:48pm
Rejected at UVA / Darden via email.
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May 5, 2015 4:16pm
Accepted to UVA / Darden via phone.
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March 25, 2015 3:23pm
Rejected at UVA / Darden via email.
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March 25, 2015 2:38pm
Accepted to UVA / Darden via phone.

Basic Stats

MEAN GMAT703
MEAN GPA3.48
CLASS SIZE320
% FEMALE35%

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