Quick Stats

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  • Program Cost
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Contact Information
100 Darden Boulevard
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903, United States
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Best B-School Road Trip: Darden School of Business

Bloomberg Businessweek's Jeniece Pettitt and Rachel Crane visit Charlottesville to check out the Darden School of Business.

About Darden School of Business

The University of Virginia Darden School of Business offers one top MBA program in three formats — MBA, MBA for Executives and Global MBA for Executives — as well as Ph.D. and non-degree Executive Education programs. Through the world’s best education experience, top-ranked faculty and global alumni network, Darden prepares responsible leaders who step forward to improve the world.

Events Calendar

  • Mar 22
    Financial Management for Non-Financial Managers

    Charlottesville, VA

    Virtually every manager needs a solid grasp on the numbers side of business. This "crash course" in finance equips managers from all backgrounds with the critical skills needed to compete in today's complex economy and, ultimately, boost their bottom lines.

  • Apr 12
    Power and Leadership: Getting Below the Surface

    Charlottesville, VA

    Influential leaders can motivate their teams in ways that transcend bonuses. How do they do it? What does true, enduring influence look like? Power and Leadership: Getting Below the Surface helps answer these and other personally relevant questions — providing managers with actionable insights that apply broadly and immediately to their professional situations.

  • May 5
    Leading Innovation: Transform Yourself, Your Team and Your Organization

    Charlottesville, VA

    "All organizations require one core competency: innovation," noted Peter Drucker, widely considered the inventor of modern management. More than ever, today's aggressive rate of change calls for leaders who possess this key competency - and know how to infuse it throughout their organizations.

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Tuition: Can I afford it?

Open Enrollment Cost
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$4,900
Individual Cost
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$29,500
Individual Cost
0 Open enrollment executive non degree programs run in other countries 9 Custom executive non-degree programs
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Academics: What will I learn?

Faculty
  • Full-Time Non-Tenured
  • Full-Time Tenured
  • Part-Time
10% 10
85% 85
5% 5
Non-Degree Programs Offered
22 Open Enrollment Programs 73 Custom Programs

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
35% 35
Experiential learning
25% 25
Team project
20% 20
More Information
Course Title Type Of Course Course Length Estimated Price Comments
The Executive Program Open-enrollment 19 $29,500 Darden's three-week, flagship advanced management program for senior-level executives.
Management Development Program Open-enrollment 11 $22,000 Darden's two-week program for high-potential executives.
Power and Leadership: Getting Below the Surface Open-enrollment 5 $9,100 This "level-three" leadership course transforms participants' view of leadership, improves their ability to influence and elevates their contributions in work and life.
Leading Teams for Growth and Change Open-enrollment 4 $7,900 Participants explore the strategies, structures and skills required to build a high-performance team and gain insights from an experiential rowing exercise led by a Gold Medal Olympian.
Strategic Decision Making Open-enrollment 3 $7,100 Participants gain insights into decision processes, harnessing uncertainty and strategic thinking.
Financial Management for Non-Financial Managers Open-enrollment 5 $8,900 This program provides non-financial managers with an understanding of essential financial terminology, concepts and applications.
Women's Leadership Program Open-enrollment 5 $7,750 Program helps women assess and address their unique strengths and challenges, and navigate the complex dynamics of strategic business leadership.
Marketing Analytics: Effective Resource Allocation Open-enrollment 3 $4,900 Participants gain a greater understanding of marketing analytics, mapping a firm's strategy and connecting marketing spend to financial returns.
Strategic Sales Management Open-enrollment 3 $4,900 The program helps executives transform their sales organizations into strategic assets that provide sustainable, long-term growth.
Drive Business Growth and Innovation: Mindsets, Behaviors and Tools Open-enrollment 5 $7,500 Equips participants with the critical requirements for consistent high performance through both operational excellence and innovation.
Class Offerings
Course Title Type Of Course Country Partners Year Established
International Business Awareness Course Custom Brazil, Vietnam, India, Japan, China Rolls Royce 2007
Leadership@Mars Custom Australia, Russia, U.K. Mars 2012
Young LEADERS! Programme Custom Singapore Temasek 2009

Students: Who are my classmates?

73 Companies that ran custom programs
27 Female Students 21 International Students
Ethnicity of Students
School Partners
  • Program Title Partner
  • Darden/SNL Exec Prog in Bank Financial Leadership SNL Financial
  • CFA Behavior Finance: From Theory to Practice CFA Institute
  • Executive Leadership Development Program NAMIC
  • CEO Institute CUES
  • Strategic Sales Management Sales Management Association
  • GBTA Academy Manager-Level Education Program Global Business Travel Association

Alumni: How strong is my network?

11,044 Living MBA Alumni 38 Countries where alumni clubs exist
63 Active alumni clubs
41% Participating in gift donations No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.