Tuck Program Overview
The Tuck School at Dartmouth is committed to recruiting a faculty of “thought leaders” who can work intimately with students to provide them with the best education in business leadership. Their strategy is to create a curriculum that is focused and classes that are sized to a more personal scale.
One of the Tuck’s stated strengths is its focus of resources, as evidenced by its single degree program—the two-year, full-time residential MBA. Administrators say this draws the best out of its faculty in both teaching and research. They point to the fact that 86% of their classes are taught by full-time Tuck faculty or visiting professors with equally regarded credentials. The curriculum is challenging, closely integrated from class to class, and emphasizes a balance of leadership and teamwork.
Tuck is a highly community-oriented program that supports meaningful camaraderie in its classes and study groups. Many class sizes are relatively small, and the school prides itself on professors who are accessible and alumni who remain active in school functions. This atmosphere may be part of the reason Tuck has one of the highest annual giving percentages among leading business school alumni. Since all MBA students live on and around campus, the supportive learning community fosters better interpersonal skills and lifelong relationships.