Costs & Financial Aid

Jeffrey Moe

Related Information

Learn more about The Duke MBA—Weekend Executive program.



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.

If you wish to be considered for a merit-based scholarship, you must submit the Scholarship Essay found within the Applicant Essay section of the online application.

 

Costs

For the class beginning in 2014 and graduating in 2015:

Standard Costs

Tuition
$118,000 USD

Tuition includes books, fees, class materials, and lodging and meals at the R. David Thomas Executive Conference Center during the program residencies. Tuition does not include travel to and from the residential sessions, or a laptop computer.

Tuition Deposit
$2,500 USD

A non-refundable deposit is due upon admission to the program and will be applied toward your first term's bill. 

Optional Costs

Fuqua Managed Laptop
$1,500 USD

Includes laptop, software, and pre-configuration needed for the Weekend Executive MBA program, periodic software upgrades, hardware maintenance, insurance, security updates, and technical support.

Concentrations
$4,000 USD

This additional tuition fee 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

This additional tuition fee will be required to receive the Health Sector Management certificate.

Global Academic Travel Experience (GATE)
Variable cost

Study the business, culture, economy, and politics of a country/region, and then travel to that region, accompanied by faculty, for approximately two weeks. Once there, you'll be exposed to international business by visiting multinational corporations, local enterprises, government agencies, and exchange program partner schools. You'll also have the opportunity to interact with alumni in the region.

Financial Aid

For detailed information on financial aid options, and a step-by-step guide on how to apply for aid, please visit The Financial Aid website. There you will find information about:

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

If you wish to be considered for a merit-based scholarship, you must submit the Scholarship Essay found within the Applicant Essay section of the online application.

Fee Schedule for 2014

Below is the fee schedule for the Weekend Executive class graduating in 2014. This information is provided so you and your employer can better prepare for the financial commitments associated with attending the program.

Term

  Amount  

Term Start Date

Bursar Bill Date

Bursar Due Date

1

$24,720*

May 14, 2013

April 15, 2013

May 12, 2013  

2

$22,220

Aug. 13, 2013

June 27, 2013  

 Aug. 1, 2013 

3

$22,220

Dec. 3, 2013

Oct. 15, 2013

Nov. 12, 2013

4

$22,220

April 1, 2014

 Feb. 15, 2014 

  March 12, 2014

5

$22,220

July 15, 2014

May 15, 2014

June 12, 2014

Total

$113,600

 

 

 

* Includes the $2,500 tuition deposit that is due upon being admitted.

Fee Schedule for 2015

Below is the fee schedule for the Weekend Executive class graduating in 2015. This information is provided so you and your employer can better prepare for the financial commitments associated with attending the program.

Term

  Amount  

Term Start Date

Bursar Bill Date

Bursar Due Date

1

$25,600*

May 13, 2014

April 15, 2014

May 12, 2014  

2

$23,100

Aug. 5, 2014

June 24, 2014  

 Aug. 1, 2014 

3

$23,100

Nov. 25, 2014

Oct. 15, 2014

Nov. 12, 2014

4

$23,100

Mar. 17, 2015

 Jan. 15, 2015 

  Feb. 12, 2015

5

$23,100

July 7, 2015

May 15, 2015

June 12, 2015

Total

$118,000

 

 

 

* Includes the $2,500 tuition deposit that is due upon being admitted.