UVA Darden Professors Ranked No. 1 for Fourth Year in a Row

18 December 2020

By Dave Hendrick

The Princeton Review has named the University of Virginia Darden School of Business among the top MBA programs in a number of areas, including the No. 1 ranking for professors for the fourth year in a row.

The Princeton Review’s annual “Best On-Campus MBA” list includes 244 business schools selected using a combination of institutional and student survey data. From the broader group, the rankings outlet breaks out the Top 10 business schools in 18 categories. Darden is one of two schools with 10 or more Top 10 rankings.

Darden is ranked in the Top 10 in 10 categories, including:

  • 1 — Best Professors (for the fourth year in a row)
  • 2 — Best Classroom Experience
  • 3 — Best MBA for Management (Top 3 for fourth year in a row)
  • 4 — Best Campus Environment
  • 5 — Best MBA for Consulting
  • 7 — Greatest Resources for Women
  • 7 — Best Career Prospects
  • 8 — Most Competitive Students
  • 8 — Best Administered
  • 9 — Best MBA for Marketing

Like many schools, Darden did not actively participate in MBA rankings in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic; nevertheless, the School has received a number of affirmations for its performance over the course of the pandemic. The Class of 2020 has reported receiving the highest starting salaries in School history, for instance, and Poets & Quants recently named Darden Dean Scott Beardsley its Dean of the Year, in part due to the School’s success through the pandemic.

About the University of Virginia Darden School of Business

The University of Virginia Darden School of Business prepares responsible global leaders through unparalleled transformational learning experiences. Darden’s graduate degree programs (MBA, MSBA and Ph.D.) and Executive Education & Lifelong Learning programs offered by the Darden School Foundation set the stage for a lifetime of career advancement and impact. Darden’s top-ranked faculty, renowned for teaching excellence, inspires and shapes modern business leadership worldwide through research, thought leadership and business publishing. Darden has Grounds in Charlottesville, Virginia, and the Washington, D.C., area and a global community that includes 18,000 alumni in 90 countries. 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
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