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MBA Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Financial Aid

Darden is committed to making its MBA accessible. Recent innovations to our full-time MBA scholarship offerings support this aspiration. Darden's Distinguished Scholarship Program offers prestigious, competitive scholarships and more than 100 merit scholarships (ranging from partial to full tuition). A new need-based scholarship program, AccessDarden, is available to admitted students, along with a robust student loan program.

Cost Breakdown

At Darden, we are committed to making an MBA accessible to all students.The University of Virginia’s Board of Visitors sets tuition rates for the University’s schools and colleges, including the Darden School of Business. Learn more about the upcoming tuition, fees and billing schedules, as well as the calculated cost of attendance and what financial aid will cover during the school year.

Tuition, Fees & Billing    Cost of Attendance

How to Finance Your MBA

Darden strives to be the most accessible business school at a public university within the United States. Scholarships and need-based aid are priorities of Darden’s capital campaign Powered by Purpose.

Darden is committed to helping our students find solutions to meet the financial requirements necessary to obtain an MBA. Students may finance their education through scholarships, education loans, employee assistance, military benefits or some combination.

Financial Aid and Loans

Financial Aid & Loans

U.S. citizens and eligible non-citizens of the United States may apply for Federal Loans, Private Loans or a combination of both. There are additional options for international students. Explore more information on common terms and acronyms used in Financial Aid, your tax and savings options, the satisfactory academic progress policy and other relevant topics of interest.

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Darden recognizes academic and professional excellence through scholarship awards. Competitive scholarships are intended to reward demonstrated exemplary ability and are one tool we use to help attract top students.

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Military Benefits

Military Benefits

Darden welcomes veterans and active duty members. Learn more about your eligibility for military educational benefits, the types of benefits and how to apply.

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Employee Assistance

Employer Assistance

Some employers offer tuition assistance, reimbursement or sponsorships for attending a program.

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Contact Us

Phone: +1 434 924 7739

Susan Loduha, Director of Financial Aid

Heather Williamson, Assistant Director of Financial Aid

Lisa Newman, Financial Aid Counselor