Tuck Students

Quick Facts

The Tuck School offers true access to exceptional faculty and broad career opportunities. One of the most selective and challenging MBA programs in the world, we're also one of the most supportive.

Admissions: Highly selective, based on transcripts, GMAT, essays, recommendations, interview, and written application; TOEFL required for most international applicants.

Careers: Extensive counseling, résumé review, career workshops, company briefings, recruiting club trips, mentoring, and more.

Class of 2009 Profile:

  • Target class size: 240
  • Average age at enrollment: 28 (age range 23-35)
  • With full-time work experience: 100%
  • Women: 34%
  • U.S. minorities: 17%
  • International students: 35%
  • Students with partners: 39%
  • Students with advanced degrees: 20%
  • Average GMAT: 712
  • Average GPA for U.S. students: 3.4
  • Top undergraduate majors:
    • economics/finance: 29%
    • humanities: 24%
    • engineering/computer science: 15%
    • business: 9%
    • math/science: 8%

Curriculum: General management; first year: core courses and the Tuck First-Year Project; second year: choose from more than 75 elective courses and seminars.

Dean: Paul Danos, Laurence F. Whittemore Professor of Business Administration

Exchange programs: Students may spend a term at one of many top programs.

Executive education: Open, custom, consortium, and targeted programs.

Faculty (2007-08): 46 full-time faculty; one of the lowest student-to-faculty ratios of any graduate school of business

Founded: 1900, the first graduate school of business, at Dartmouth College, a member of the Ivy League

Joint and Dual Degrees: Tuck partners with some of the world's best schools.

Living Alumni:  8,400+ living in over 55 countries

Location: Hanover, New Hampshire, home of Dartmouth College and near the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center.

Nondegree Programs: Tuck Business Bridge Program®, Online Bridge Program™, and LEAD (Leadership Education and Development Program in Business).

Research Centers: Tuck's five centers include the Center for Corporate Governance, Center for Digital Strategies, Center for Global Leadership, Center for International Business, and the Center for Private Equity and Entrepreneurship.