Financial Aid for All Students: No Co-Signer Loans

Getting a top MBA is an expensive long-term investment, so we offer loan packages for both US and non-US citizens. 

Additional Information

Earning an MBA is a significant investment, but we are committed to making The Duke MBA accessible to all qualified candidates. Some students receive full or partial financial support from their employers and finance any remainder through personal means and/or financial aid. Additionally, applicants will be considered for merit-based scholarships while funds are available, so we encourage you to apply early.

Standard Costs

166,000 USD (for the class beginning in 2015)

Tuition includes books, class materials, lodging, and meals at the 5 residential sessions. Tuition does not include travel to and from the residential sessions, a laptop computer, a personal Internet service provider (ISP), visas, or vaccinations. Tuition is due before each term begins.

Tuition Deposit:
7,500 USD 

This non-refundable deposit is due upon admission to the program and will be applied toward your overall tuition bill.

Optional Costs

Managed Laptop 
1,500 USD 

Includes laptop, software, and pre-configuration needed for the program, periodic software upgrades, hardware maintenance, and security updates.

2,000 USD per elective

8,000 USD

Includes 2 elective courses and applies to concentrations in Energy and Environment, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Finance, Marketing, and Strategy. Learn more about concentrations on the curriculum page.

Health Sector Management (HSM) Certificate
6,000 USD

Learn more on the HSM—Global Executive page.

Scholarships: All applicants are eligible for scholarships. Scholarship funds are limited and do not cover the full cost of tuition and expenses.

Financial Aid: For detailed information on financial aid options, please visit the financial aid website. There you will find information about:

  • Domestic and International Student Loans 
  • Loan Eligibility
  • Loan Application Processes
  • Scholarship Information

For International Students: An international student loan program is available that does not require a U.S. cosigner.

Below is the fee schedule for the Global Executive MBA class entering in 2014 and graduating in 2015. This information is provided so you and your employer can better prepare for the financial commitments associated with attending the program. If you have questions, please email our Financial Aid Office.



Term Start Date

Bursar Bill Date 

Bursar Due Date











Feb 15, 2014

May 31, 2014

Sept 13, 2014

Dec 27, 2014

April 3, 2015

Jan. 15, 2014

April 15, 2014

August 15, 2014

Oct. 15, 2014

Feb. 15, 2015

Feb. 12, 2014

May 12, 2014

Sept. 12, 2014

Nov. 12, 2014

March 12, 2015