Business School Overview
U.S. News Rankings
|Ranking score and category|
#4 in Executive MBA
#10 in International
#10 in Management
#4 in Marketing
#9 in Nonprofit
Business School Overview
The Fuqua School of Business at Duke University offers graduate programs in these departments and concentrations: accounting, consulting, economics, entrepreneurship, finance, general management, health care administration, leadership, marketing, not-for-profit management, production/operations management, organizational behavior, supply chain management/logistics, and quantitative analysis/statistics and operations research. Its tuition is full-time: $52,900 per year and executive: $152,500 total program. At graduation, 86.5 percent of graduates of the full-time program are employed.
The Duke Fuqua School of Business offers many options to complete an M.B.A., all of which use the same core educational experience. Students can complete a traditional daytime M.B.A., a Global Executive M.B.A., or a Weekend Executive M.B.A., among other programs. Fuqua also offers a unique Cross Continent M.B.A., a 16-month program that can be completed in six locations worldwide, such as London and Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Other degree options include a Master of Management Studies (M.M.S.), Executive Education programs, a Ph.D. in Business Administration, and a focused M.B.A. program in Health Sector Management.
There are close to 50 clubs and organizations for business students to get involved in, from the Luxury Brand & Retail Club to the Duke Startup Challenge. The school runs renowned research centers including the Fuqua/Coach K Center of Leadership & Ethics (COLE) and the Global Capital Markets Center. M.B.A. students can also complete joint graduate degrees including a J.D. through the Duke University School of Law, an M.D. through the Duke University School of Medicine, a Master of Public Policy through the Sanford School of Public Policy, an M.S.N. through the Duke University School of Nursing, and Master of Environmental Management or Forestry through the Nicholas School of the Environment.
The school offers limited housing on campus, but students can find housing elsewhere in Durham, N.C. The school reports that companies including Johnson & Johnson Services, Inc., Deloitte LLP, and Bank of America Corp. hire the highest number of Fuqua graduates, and some notable alumni include Mark Rosenbaum, chief financial officer of MySpace, and Pamela White, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Victoria’s Secret.
|Application deadline (U.S. residents)||December 31|
|Application deadline (international students)||December 31|
|Gender distribution (full-time)|
Full-time: $52,900 per year
|Required fees (full-time and part-time)||$2,022 per year|
|Required fees (executive degree program)||$73|
|Average base salary||$111,812|
|Full-time graduates employed at graduation||86.5%|
* Business School Overview details based on 2012 data