Darden Profile

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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)

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

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

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

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