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UVA Darden MBA Class of 2023 Breaks Multiple Academic and Diversity Records

Darden MBA Class of 2023

The University of Virginia Darden School of Business full-time MBA Class of 2023 has broken school records for representation and academic achievement.

Here is the breakdown of stats within the 351-student strong profile at Darden.

Darden MBA Class of 2023: GPA, GMAT & GRE Scores

Average Undergraduate GPA3.52
Average GMAT Score715
Average GRE (Combined)321


Darden MBA Class of 2023: Student Characteristics

Countries Represented (by citizenship)40
International Students40%
Average Work Experience5 years


The new class includes 52 Consortium members, a record for the program. There are also 15 scholars from Darden’s Future Year Scholars Program. This deferral program invites outstanding college seniors and master’s students, who have not yet entered the workforce, the opportunity to apply to the MBA program early; during the deferral period, Future Year Scholars can network with the Darden community, engage with a mentor, and receive career support.


International students make up 40% of the class and represent 40 countries. Women comprise 40% of the class, tying the record for the school. The class also boasts 21% US minority student representation, with 19% historically underrepresented minorities among US citizens, both record highs for Darden.

Professional and Undergraduate Achievement

The MBA Class of 2023 averages five years of professional experience. Fifty-nine students are advanced degree-holders, and 15% are first-generation college students, both records highs. Seven percent of the class are military veterans.

See Darden’s announcement here.

Posted in: Class Profile, MBA News

Schools: UVA / Darden

About the Author

Christina Griffith  

Christina Griffith is a writer and editor based in Philadelphia. She specializes in covering education, science, and history, and has experience in research and interviews, magazine content, and web content writing.

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