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.

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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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