UVA Darden School Rises in Bloomberg Businessweek Rankings

21 October 2015

The University of Virginia Darden School of Business is ranked No. 12 in Bloomberg Businessweek’s 2015 list of the top full-time MBA programs in the United States.

The Bloomberg Businessweek ranking methodology is new for 2015, incorporating an alumni survey (30% weighting), a student survey (15%), an employer survey (35%), placement rate (10%) and salary (10%).

Within those rankings, Darden placed:


  • No. 9 in the student survey rank
  • No. 10 in the employer survey rank
  • No. 18 in the alumni survey rank


In 2014, Bloomberg Businessweek ranked Darden No. 20 on its list of full-time MBA programs.

The Bloomberg Businessweek list was released one week after rankings from The Economist deemed Darden the No. 2 MBA program in the world in its annual Which MBA? global ranking.

About the University of Virginia Darden School of Business

The University of Virginia Darden School of Business delivers the world’s best business education experience to prepare entrepreneurial, global and responsible leaders through its MBA, Ph.D., MSBA and Executive Education programs. Darden’s top-ranked faculty is renowned for teaching excellence and advances practical business knowledge through research. Darden was established in 1955 at the University of Virginia, a top public university founded by Thomas Jefferson in 1819 in Charlottesville, Virginia.


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Darden School of Business
University of Virginia