University Of Virginia Darden School Of Business


DEFINITION of 'University Of Virginia Darden School Of Business'

A graduate school offering an MBA, executive MBA, Ph.D. and executive education. The Darden school's MBA program is distinguished by its case-study based teaching methodology. As of 2009, Darden did not offer a part-time, online or evening program. Most of the school's graduates work in consulting or finance after graduation, although roughly one-third work in general management and marketing/sales.

BREAKING DOWN 'University Of Virginia Darden School Of Business'

According to U.S. News and World Report's college rankings, the Darden School of Business is one of the top business graduate programs in the United States. In 2008-2009, it ranked 15th, near business schools such as UCLA-Anderson, Carnegie Mellon-Tepper, Cornell-Johnson, and UT Austin-McCombs. Total full-time enrollment for 2008-2009 was 644. Darden is also highly ranked by Forbes and BusinessWeek.

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