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University of Virginia: Darden
University of Virginia
Darden School of Business
100 Darden Blvd.
Charlottesville, VA 22903
t: 1-434-924-3900
e: darden@virginia.edu
w: www.darden.virginia.edu

Global MBA Ranking 2015

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Rankings at a glance
Rank in 201532
Rank in 2014027
Rank in 201335
3 year average rank231
Audit year[1]2014
Alumni career progress
Salary today (US$)341141,678
Weighted salary (US$)834141,297
Salary percentage increase4100
Value for money rank1171
Career progress rank456
Aims achieved (%)82
Placement success rank15
Employed at three months (%)493 (97)
Alumni recommend rank118
Female faculty (%)224
Female students (%)232
Female board (%)1029
International faculty (%)116
International students (%)137
International board (%)212
International mobility rank780
International course experience rank468
Idea generation
Faculty with doctorates (%)097
FT doctoral rank085
FT research rank351
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1. KPMG reported on the results of obtaining evidence and applying specified audit procedures relating to selected survey data provided for the Financial Times 2014 MBA ranking for selected business schools. Enquiries about the assurance process can be made by contacting Michelle Podhy of KPMG at mpodhy@kpmg.ca. The specified audit procedures were carried out between November and December 2013. The audit date published denotes the survey for which the specified audit precedures were conducted.

Alumni profile

Please note that these statistics are based on the data supplied by those alumni who responded to the survey. Class of 2011.

Strengths and weaknesses

Alumni ratings for different aspects of the programme (average), where 1 = poor and 10 = excellent

International Mobility

Alumni who moved countries following their programme (per cent)

Company internships

Alumni who completed a company internship and received a job offer from the host company (per cent)

Importance of aims when taking an MBA

Alumni importance ratings for different programme aims (average), 1 = not important, 10 = very important

Aims achieved by taking the MBA

Achievement of programme aims (per cent)

Current job title

Alumni job titles three years after graduation (per cent)

Current company size (employees)

Size of company of employment three years after graduation (per cent)

Current sector

Sector of employment three years after graduation (per cent)