Vault Rating: 4.5 out of 5


  • Tuck features a highly focused student-to-teacher ratio (9:1).
  • The Economist ranked Tuck School of Business the world's best of its kind in 2011.


  • Pricey: Tuck students can expect to pay more than $80,000 per year.
  • Competitive: In 2009, the school posted an approximately 10% acceptance rate, some 240 accepted from about 2,300 applicants.

The Bottom Line

  • A world renown institution with an extraordinary legacy of quick post-graduation job-placement among its alumni, Tuck School of Business is a prized MBA program among would-be candidates. Small class size, a focus on the student's professional and academic goals instead of rote majors, and the idyllic environs of north-central New Hampshire's mountains make for a solid argument that its mid-five-figure tuition brings high value.


The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College - located in Hanover, New Hampshire - is home to a single degree program, its MBA. Tuck is open to applicants that have not already acquired an MBA, although some international students with a business-related degree similar to an...  

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