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Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth college founded in 1900 is the oldest graduate business school. It was the first business school in the world to offer a master’s degree in business. Tuck School of Business is also one of the six Ivy League business schools. The other five are Wharton, Harvard Business School, Columbia Business School, Johnson, and Yale SOM. Tuck School of business is also the only top business school with a small class size of around 280 students and a rural setting. Tuck MBA is also continuously ranked among the top 10 MBA programs in the US.

If Tuck School of Business is your target business school, this article will help you in researching the class profile and career prospects Tuck MBA can offer you.

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General information on the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth

Location – 100 Tuck Hall, Hanover, NH 03755, USA

Dean – Matthew J. Slaughter

Admissions Office – Tuck School of Business, 100 Tuck Hall, Hanover, NH 03755 USA
Office of Admissions: 603-646-3162

tuck.admissions@tuck.dartmouth.edu

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Tuck MBA Class profile, cost of attendance, median salary

Below are the details on the Tuck MBA program’s class profile, cost of attendance, median salary. Here is the list of the total cost (tuition fee + living expenses) of top MBA programs across the world

S. No. Tuck School of Business Numbers
1 Average GMAT 722
2 Average GPA 3.49
3 Class Size 287
4 GMAT Range 620 – 780
5 Work Experience (Average) 63 months
6 Tuition Cost (per year) $72,150
7 Average Age 28
8 % Employed after graduation 96%
9 Median Base Salary $130,000
10 Median Signing Bonus $25,000

Incoming class profile 2018

Here are the detailed statistics on the Tuck MBA incoming class of 2018.

Applications received ~ 2,600
Enrolled 287
GMAT Scores 620 – 780
Undergraduate GPA 2.6 – 4.0
Average age 28 years
% of women in the class 45%
% of international citizens 36%
Countries represented 42

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Pre-MBA industry of Tuck School of Business incoming class 2018

Like a lot of business schools, the pre-MBA industry of Tuck MBA class comes predominantly from consulting and financial services. However, what differentiates its 2018 class is the share of Government/Education/ Nonprofit industries which was 15%.

Pre-MBA Industry – Tuck MBA Incoming class of 2018

Industry Percentage
Financial Services 26%
Consulting 19%
Government/Education/Nonprofit 15%
Technology 12%
Consumer Products and Services 6%
Energy 6%
Health Care, Pharma, Biotech 5%
Media, Entertainment 4%
Manufacturing 4%
Other 3%

Dartmouth Tuck MBA Application deadlines 2018 – 2019

Tuck MBA class is small as compared to other top business schools which makes its selection process highly competitive. Therefore, it is very important that you have your application ready by Round 1 or Round 2. Learn here why applying in Round 1 or Round 2 is important.

Tuck MBA Application Round Application Deadline Applicant-Initiated Interview Deadline Admissions Decision
Round 1 September 24, 2018 October 26, 2018 December 6, 2018
Round 2 January 7, 2019 February 1, 2019 March 14, 2019
Round 3 April 1, 2019 April 5, 2019 May 9, 2019

Tuck MBA employment report of graduating class of 2018

30% of Tuck School of Business graduating class of 2018 found employment in Consulting followed by 24% in Technology and 20% in Financial Services. Students employed in the Consulting industry fetched the highest median salary of $ 147,000. Take a look at detailed employment statics on employment by industry, job function, and location for more information.

Employment by industry

Private Equity, Venture Capital fetched the highest median salary of $155,000 to Tuck MBA graduating class of 2018 followed by consulting and Media & Entertainment. Below is the detailed employment report of Tuck MBA outgoing class of 2018.

tuck mba employment by industry

Industry Percent Mean Median Min Max
Consulting 30 142,665 147,000 60,000 170,000
Technology 24 127,589 130,000 85,000 159,000
Financial Services 20 127,818 125,000 66,235 215,000

Investment Banking

11 128,913 125,000 120,000 150,000

Investment Management

4 116,084 123,768 80,969 125,000

Private Equity, Venture Capital

2 161,250 155,000 120,000 215,000

Other

4 115,176 125,000 66,235 130,000
Health Care, Pharma, Biotech 8 121,118 120,000 95,000 130,000
Consumer Goods, Retail 6 112,083 108,000 87,000 150,000
Manufacturing 5 117,500 118,000 100,000 130,000
Transportation 3 99,300 99,000 72,215 126,984
Media, Entertainment, Sports 2 130,000 125,000 115,000 150,000
Energy 1 NA NA NA NA
Government, Nonprofit, Education 1 NA NA NA NA
Hospitality 1 NA NA NA NA
Real Estate 1 NA NA NA NA
All Industries 100 130,022 130,000 60,000 215,000

Employment by job function

34% of Tuck MBA class of 2018 found employment in the job function Consulting followed by 22% in finance and 19% in marketing.

tuck mba employment by job function

Function Percent Mean Median Min Max
Consulting 34 140,770 147,000 60,000 170,000
Finance 22 128,194 125,000 80,969 215,000
Investment Banking 11 128,958 125,000 120,000 150,000
Corporate Finance 4 121,000 120,000 110,000 130,000
Investment Management 4 113,794 120,000 80,969 125,000
Private Equity, Venture Capital 3 149,000 145,000 100,000 215,000
Real Estate 1 NA NA NA NA
Marketing 19 117,514 118,500 85,000 145,000
General Management 18 127,119 127,000 72,215 156,000
Operations, Logistics 6 119,628 120,000 92,535 159,000
Human Resources 1 NA NA NA NA
Information Technology 1 NA NA NA NA
All Functions 100 130,022 130,000 60,000 215,000

Employment by location

91% of Tuck MBA class found employment in the US with 46% finding employment in the North East US. Students employed in the Chicago area fetched the highest median salary of $147,000 followed by $140,000 in the Boston area. Below are the detailed numbers.

tuck mba employment by location

Location Percent Mean Median Min Max
United States 91 132,111 130,000 85,000 215,000
Northeast 46 132,227 130,000 85,000 170,000
Boston 26 133,411 140,000 85,000 170,000
New York 16 131,931 125,000 108,000 170,000
Other 4 124,286 130,000 100,000 130,000
West 23 131,677 130,000 100,000 170,000
Seattle 12 127,833 130,000 100,000 147,000
San Francisco Bay Area 9 137,722 132,500 105,000 170,000
Other 2 130,000 125,000 120,000 145,000
Midwest 11 130,182 127,500 95,000 170,000
Chicago 6 140,654 147,000 95,000 170,000
Minneapolis-St. Paul 4 115,214 110,000 100,000 152,500
Other 1 NA NA NA NA
Mid-Atlantic 4 132,889 125,000 108,000 152,500
Southwest 4 128,444 125,000 100,000 152,500
South 3 145,083 138,750 103,500 215,000
Outside U.S. 9 101,217 112,500 60,000 134,948
Asia 4 102,995 115,000 66,235 126,984
Central America, Caribbean 2 NA NA NA NA
Africa 1 NA NA NA NA
Canada 1 102,817 92,535 80,969 134,948
Europe 1 NA NA NA NA
South America 1 NA NA NA NA
All Locations 100 130,022 130,000 60,000 215,000

Notable Alumni

tuck mba notable alumni

  • Christopher A. Sinclair – Executive Chairman and former CEO of Mattel, Inc., and former Chairman and CEO of Pepsi-Cola
  • Michael Armstrong – CEO and chairman of AT&T
  • John Bell – Founder and former CEO of SoBe
  • Janet L. Robinson – President and CEO of the New York Times Company
  • Tina Smith – Senator from Minnesota 2018-Present
  • Don M. Wilson III – Chief Risk Officer of JPMorgan Chase 2003–2006
  • Sarah Irving – Executive Vice President and Chief Brand Officer of Irving Oil
  • Roger Lynch – CEO of Pandora Radio, former CEO of Sling TV
  • Kevin McGrath – CEO of Digital Angel

 

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