7: Darden Graduate School of Business Administration

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Admission

Office of Admissions
Darden Graduate School
of Business Administration
University of Virginia
Box 6550
Charlottesville, VA 22906-6550
(804) 924-7281
(800) UVA-MBA-1
darden@virginia.edu

Application   Each candidate must complete an application, which includes several essays. The Committee on Admissions carefully reviews these essays for both content and writing ability. The application fee is $100. Transcripts of all academic work are reviewed for overall grade average, trends of grades, and particular scholastic strengths.

Two recommendations are required from persons who are able to evaluate the applicant’s academic or work performance. For applicants with significant work experience, it is helpful if both recommendations are work-related.

All applicants must take the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT), administered by the Educational Testing Service. Applicants whose native language is not English must take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), also administered by the Educational Testing Service.

Interviews   While not required, personal interviews are strongly recommended and become part of the evaluation process. Prospective students are encouraged to visit the School, to attend a class with a current student, and to talk with a member of the admissions staff. Visits are scheduled between September and March when classes are in session. To arrange to visit the School, or for further information, use the Darden School’s on-line services.


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