Duke - The Fuqua School of Business

Costs & Financial Aid

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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.

For the class beginning in 2017 and graduating in 2018:

Standard Costs

158,000 USD

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:
6,000 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 
1,550 USD 

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

2,000 USD per elective

4,000 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.