Duke University (Fuqua)

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100 Fuqua Drive Box 90120
Durham, NC 27708

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#14 Best Business Schools


#10 in International
#11 in Management
#7 in Marketing
#6 in Nonprofit

Business School Overview

The Fuqua School of Business at Duke University offers these departments and concentrations: accounting, consulting, economics, entrepreneurship, ethics, 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: $55,300 per year and executive: $158,600 total program. At graduation, 74.6 percent of graduates of the full-time program are employed.

The Duke Fuqua School of Business offers many options to complete an MBA, all of which use the same core educational experience. Students can complete a traditional daytime MBA, a Global Executive MBA, or a Weekend Executive MBA, among other programs. Fuqua also offers a unique Cross Continent MBA, 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 MBA program in Health Sector Management.

There are more than 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. MBA 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 and a 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 Johnson & Johnson Services, Inc., Deloitte LLP, and Bank of America Corp. are among the top hiring companies of Fuqua graduates, and some notable alumni include Mark Rosenbaum, former chief financial officer of MySpace, and Pamela Edwards, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Victoria’s Secret.


Application deadline (U.S. residents) March 20
Application deadline (international students) March 20
Applicants (full-time)
Applicants (full-time)
Applicants (part-time) N/A


accounting leadership
consulting marketing
economics not-for-profit management
entrepreneurship production/operations management
ethics organizational behavior
finance supply chain management/logistics
general management quantitative analysis/statistics and operations research
health care administration other

Student Body

Enrollment (full-time) 861
Gender distribution (full-time)
Gender distribution (full-time)



full-time: $55,300 per year
executive: $158,600 total program

Required fees (full-time) $2,121 per year
Required fees (part-time) N/A
Required fees (executive degree program) $0 per


Average base salary $112,751
Full-time graduates employed at graduation 74.6%

* Business School Overview details based on 2013 data

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