A student once said that when you graduate from Tuck, youve gained your education, your diploma, and friends for life. This says something about Tuck that goes beyond statistics. Tuck is one of the most selective and academically challenging MBA programsbut its also one of the most supportive.
Dean Paul Danos
Tuckthe first graduate school of businessis one of the top management schools in the world. Tuck offers one degree, the full-time MBA. This enables Tuck to focus attention and resources on its students. Tuck students have access to faculty who combine exceptional teaching with renowned scholarship. The strong sense of community serves students well while they are at Tuck and throughout their careers.
Tucks curriculum teaches cutting-edge concepts with real-world applications while sharpening students abilities to solve business problems and make decisions. The curriculum features:
- a first-year core that combines rigorous courses with innovative projects and experiences
- over 80 elective courses and seminars
- an emphasis on teamwork and group learning
- a high degree of integration between courses
- an emphasis on entrepreneurship, leadership, and global business
- frequent interactions with visiting executives from many industries
- an intensive team project of an entrepreneurial or consulting nature
Research Centers and Initiatives
Tuck has established seven research centers and initiatives focusing on global leadership, international business, corporate governance, private equity & entrepreneurship, digital strategies, corporate citizenship, and healthcare. These centers provide a forum for the exchange of ideas among students, faculty and industry experts.
International Student Support
Tuck offers a five-day orientation program designed for students with minimal experience working or living in the U.S. Academic, personal, and cultural counseling for international students is provided. The Career Development Office offers advice, programs, and career consultation for international students seeking positions overseas or within the U.S., and a special database containing current information on companies seeking international employees.
Location and Facilities
Tuck's location at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire combines the educational opportunities of one the nation's most prestigious Ivy League institutions with an ideal New England setting. All Dartmouth facilities are open to Tuck students including a centralized computer network, nine-library system, art museum, creative and performing arts center, ski area and indoor sports center. Boston, New York and Montreal are all easily accessible by interstate highways and by regular bus, train and air service.
Career Placements and Opportunities
Tuck students have access to everything they need for success in the MBA program and beyond. Tuck offers an extensive network of corporate contacts. Due to the number and quality of recruiting opportunities, Tuck graduates are virtually guaranteed the attention of top recruiters, and the highest salaries among their peers upon employment.
Tuck alumni are strikingly loyal to their school. In 2008, 67 percent contributed to Tuck, more than twice that of most peer schools.
|% Female Students||35%|
|Avg. Work Exp.||5|
|Avg. Students' Age||28|
|Avg. Programme Duration||21|
|Avg. Total Tuition Fees (excluding living expenses + books)||90477|
|Class in Corporate Governance or Business Ethics||Yes|
|Teaching Methodology||More than 50% Case Method / Less than 50% Lecture based|
|Avg. Base Salary captured for 2010||107406|
|Avg. Bonus captured for 2010||USD25571|
|Percentage of students employed within three months in 2010||96%|
|School-sponsored Scholarship / Financial Aid||Yes|
|School-sponsored Scholarships based on||,|
|School-sponsored Scholarships based on (other)||combination of need and merit|
|Application Deadline||January, April, October, November,|
|Min. TOEFL (paper)||N/A|
|Min. TOEFL (computer)||N/A|
|Undergrad or equivalent degree||Yes|
|Completed Application Form||Yes|