UV Darden School Class Profile, Admissions Updates

The University of Virginia Darden School of Business, which was ranked no. 7 in the recent HispanicBusiness 2014 ranking of best business schools for Hispanics, has posted a snapshot on its website of the full-time MBA Class of 2016.

This new cohort is 32 percent women, has more Hispanic students than any previous class, and includes pilots, painters, rock climbers, a professional musician and a number of professional athletes (one was a National Football League player), the school reveals.

Here are a few of the key data points:

  • Total Class Size: 324
  • Countries Represented: 36
  • Average Age at Entry: 27
  • International (born outside the U.S.): 36%
  • Domestic Minorities: 16%
  • Average GMAT Score: 705

On the admissions front, the team at Darden will hit the road to meet with candidates in Miami, Charlotte and Atlanta next week; and London, Paris and Madrid at the end of the month. Southest Asian candidates will soon have the opportunity to meet with admissions in Taipei, Ho Chi Minh, Singapore, and Jakarta. Visit the Events & Receptions page to learn more.

Darden will also host a Military Open House on October 13th. Active duty military and veteran applicants are highly encouraged to attend.

Finally, be sure to check out the Darden admissions webinars, held every other Wednesday. These live exchanges with admissions representatives cover a variety of topics to help you discover what sets Darden apart from other top programs.

Career development at Darden is the topic of the next webinar coming up on September 24th, from 12:30–1:15 p.m. There will be a 15-minute presentation, followed by a 30-minute Q&A session. Register now and be ready to learn all about Darden’s integrated career curriculum.

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