Darden’s executive MBA program will be eligible to be ranked by major publications in 2011. Today, prospective students comparing programs can benefit from looking at the rankings that Darden’s Full-Time MBA program receives: Darden’s executive MBA students are taught by the same faculty, learn with the same case method, enjoy residencies on the Darden Grounds, are active members of the same alumni network and, also like Full-Time Darden MBA students, receive career services for life.
- In Bloomberg BusinessWeek’s recently released “2010 MBA Rankings,” the Darden School of Business rose five places to the #11 spot.
- Bloomberg Businessweek staff editor Geoff Gloeckler wrote: “Darden is number one in student satisfaction. Many grads mentioned the strong alumni network and the administrative support they received during the job search. Also, students like the school’s engaging curriculum.”
Other recent rankings of the Darden MBA program include:
- The Economist 2010 rankings: Darden is ranked 7th in the U.S. and 11th globally. In specialized categories, Darden is ranked #1 in Student Rating of the Program, #2 in Student Rating of Faculty and #2 in Alumni Effectiveness.
- The Princeton Review recently ranked Darden in the top 10 for several categories including #1 for Best Professors and #2 for Best Facilities.
- The Princeton Review for Entrepreneur magazine ranked Darden’s entrepreneurship program #7 among the over 2,000 schools surveyed.
As you research business schools, rankings provide data points worth considering and Darden is proud to be rated highly by students and graduates. Ultimately, the decision of where to apply should also include your own hands-on research: we hope to see you soon at an upcoming class visit, open house or reception.