Academics, Admissions, Full-Time MBA

Full-Time Residential MBA Class of 2019 Kicks Off Their Year

By Darden Admissions-


The 2019 class of Full-Time Residential MBA students kicked off their year with enthusiasm and lots of energy. This class, which ties the record for the highest percentage of women in the full-time program and hits a new peak for GMAT scores, was encouraged from the start to “discover their why,” or their noble purpose, and to “put their why to work as a path to happiness and ultimate success.” Students were encouraged to get to know one another on a deeper level and to focus on Darden’s core values of diversity, inclusion and respect.

Full-Time Residential MBA Class of 2019 Key Facts:

  • Class Size: 326
  • Women: 39%
  • Average Age: 27
  • Born Outside the U.S.: 36%
  • Domestic Minorities: 20%
  • 36 countries represented
  • 29 states & territories

The Class of 2019 is the first class to take part in a new dual-degree program with UVA’s Data Science Institute. Seven students in the class will participate in the MBA/Master of Science in Data Science program, which aims to provide robust training and cutting edge tools for students.

If you are considering applying for the Class of 2020, register for our Office Hours, Coffee Chats, and other Admissions Events. We look forward to meeting with you soon!