Your investment

Focusing on your education is an exciting opportunity, and we’re committed to making a Duke MBA accessible to all qualified candidates. Here you’ll find basic information about the Accelerated Daytime MBA program costs. For more detailed information about merit scholarship options, how to apply for student loans, and to see other financial aid opportunities, please visit Financing Your Degree.

Tuition for the Accelerated Daytime MBA program is based on a percentage of the two-year Daytime MBA program tuition. With Accelerated MBA students taking more than half of the two-year Daytime course credits in their one-year accelerated program, the Accelerated Daytime MBA tuition (Class of 2025) is 100,000 USD.

Estimated  Cost of Attendance for the Accelerated Daytime MBA Class of 2025 (class entering August 2024):

Expense  Cost (USD)
Tuition 100,000
Estimated Medical Insurance & Other Fees 8,005
Estimated Educational Supplies 848
Estimated Living Expenses 24,048
Estimated Total Cost of Attendance (USD) 132,901

For information about the billing schedule and due dates for tuition & fees, please visit the University Bursar Office website.  

For more information on scholarships, loans, and detailed Cost of Attendance, please visit our Financing Your Degree page.

There are a number of opportunities—including merit scholarships, loans, and other programs—to help make attending the Accelerated Daytime MBA program a reality.

Aid Type Eligibility
Merit-based scholarships All applicants considered; no separate application required to be eligible
Federal and private loans U.S. citizens and permanent residents
International Student Loan Program
(no cosigner needed)

International students

Yellow Ribbon Program Eligible Chapter 33 (Post 9/11 GI Bill) recipients
Peace Corps Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program Students who have satisfactorily completed service in the U.S. Peace Corps and who engage in community service while enrolled
Rex and Ellen Adams Loan Assistance Program Qualifying alumni who work full-time for eligible nonprofit and government organizations or certified B-Corporations


For more information about your options, visit Financing Your Degree.


Why an MBA?

Motivations for Pursuing an MBA

400-plus Daytime MBA students divided into their 6 sections for a group shot during orientation
So you want an MBA, but can you easily articulate why? A student describes the self-exploration process he used to find his answer.
Daytime Accelerated MBA

Admissions Information

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Cohort Profile

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Tuition + Costs

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Financing Your Degree

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