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Tuck Profile

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

Application Deadlines

Application Periods: Application and Recs due: Admissions Decision:
Early Action round October 8, 2014 December 18, 2014
November round November 5, 2014 February 13, 2015
January round January 15, 2015 March 14, 2014
April round April 2, 2015 May 15, 2015

Application Questions

Although there is no restriction on the length of your response, most applicants use, on average, 500 words for each essay

1.Why is an MBA a critical next step toward your short- and long-term career goals? Why is Tuck the best MBA fit for you and your goals and why are you the best fit for Tuck?

2. Tell us about your most meaningful collaborative leadership experience and what role you played. What did you learn about your own individual strengths and weaknesses through this experience?

3. Describe a circumstance in your life in which you faced adversity, failure, or setback. What actions did you take as a result and what did you learn from this experience?

(Optional) Please provide any additional insight or information that you have not addressed elsewhere that may be helpful in reviewing your application (e.g., unusual choice of evaluators, weaknesses in academic performance, unexplained job gaps or changes, etc.). Complete this question only if you feel your candidacy is not fully represented by this application.

5. To be completed by all reapplicants) How have you strengthened your candidacy since you last applied? Please reflect on how you have grown personally and professionally.

Total Enrollment: Four sections of 60 to 70 students each
Applications: 2,744
Percent Admitted: 18%
Yield: Not Published
GMAT Average: 717
GMAT Score Range: 550-780
Average Age 28
Average GRE Q Not Published
Average GRE V Not Published
Average GPA Not Published

Industry: Percent:
Consulting: 25%
Investment Banking or Private Equity: 18%
Marketing, retail, consumer goods, media: 11%
Gov’t, military, nonprofit, education: 10%
Other financial services or real estate: 10%
Manufacturing: 8%
Technology: 9%
Health care, pharma, biotech: 2%
Other: 7%

Industry: Percent: Median Base Salary:
Consulting 33% $125,000
Financial Services 29% $100,000
Technology 12% $110,000
Consumer Goods/Retail 11% $98,000
Healthcare/Pharma/Biotech 4% $103,000
Energy 3% $108,000
Media/Entertainment 1% Not Published
Nonprofit/Government 1% Not Published
Other Manufacturing 4% $105,000
Other Services 2% Not Published
Career Hiring
Class of Accepted Offer by Graduation Accepted Offer 3 months out Median Base Salary Median Signing Bonus
2011 83% 94% $110,000 $25,000

Female 35%
International 32%
U.S. Minority 17%
Africa 1%
Asia 18%
Europe 8%
North America 68%
Latin America and the Caribbean 5%
Dual Citizenship 6%
Mean Work Experience 62 months
Mean Age 28
Total 548
Full-Time MBA 548

School Ranking
Business Week 14
US News 9
Program Costs
Resident $110,310.00
Nonresident $110,310.00
Recommended Annual Budget (Resident) $84,050.00
Recommended Annual Budget (Nonresident) $84,050.00
Total Living Alumni 9,116
Dual Degrees
Dual Degrees With Other Institutions
MD/MBA (Medical) (Law)
MPH/MBA (Public Health)
PhD/MBA (Public Policy)
MBA/MA (International Relations, John Hopkins)
MBA/MALD (International Relations, Tufts University)
MBA/MELP (Environmental Law and Policy, Vermont Law School)
MBA/MPA (Public Policy, Harvard University)