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About Tuck School of Business

The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire is renowned for its commitment to excellence in management education and its tight-knit, collaborative community. The MBA program at Tuck consistently ranks among the top business schools in the world and is known for its rigorous academic curriculum, exceptional faculty and distinctive approach to leadership development.

Strengths And Specializations

General management, leadership development, entrepreneurship, finance, healthcare, marketing, strategy, sustainability, technology

Incoming Class

Number of Applicants: 2,282

MBA Class Size: 287

Tuition: $155,040

Post-MBA Careers

Career Sector: Consulting (47%); Finance ( 20%); Technology  (11%); Healthcare/pharma/biotech (9%); Starting own business (2%)

Top Recruiters: BCG, McKinsey & Company, Bain & Company, Amazon, Deloitte, Barclays, Bank of America, EY-Parthenon, Danaher, Google

Avg. Base Salary: $175,000

Salary Increase: 124%

Employment in 3 months: 98%

Tuck Ranking

Tuck MBA Admissions

Avg. Age: 27

Avg. GPA: 3.52

Avg. GMAT: 726

International Students: 43%

Female Students: 45%

Deadlines: R1: Sep 25, 2023, R2: Jan 04, 2024, R3: Mar 25, 2024

Sources: HBS, BusinessWeek, Financial Times, US News


Essay 1: Why are you pursuing an MBA and why now? How will the distinct Tuck MBA contribute to achieving your career goals and aspirations? (300 words)

Essay 2: Tell us who you are. How have your values and experiences shaped your identity and character? How will your background contribute to the diverse Tuck culture and community? (300 words)

Essay 3: Describe a time you meaningfully contributed to someone else’s sense of inclusion in your professional or personal community. (300 words)

Optional Essay: Please provide any additional insight or information that you have not addressed elsewhere and may be helpful in reviewing your application (e.g., unusual choice of evaluators, weaknesses in academic performance, unexplained job gaps or changes, etc). Complete this question only if you feel your candidacy is not fully represented by this application. (300 words)

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