Your investment

An MBA is a significant investment of your time and resources. Here, you’ll find basic information about program costs, scholarships, and financial aid for the Global Executive MBA program. For additional information, visit Financing Your Degree.

For students beginning their program in July 2019 (class of 2020), the tuition cost is 148,000 USD.

Below is the tuition and fee schedule for the Global Executive MBA class graduating in 2020:

Term Amount
Term Start
Bill Run
Payment Due
1 29,666* July 5, 2019 May 15, 2019 June 12, 2019
2 23,666 Oct. 4, 2019 Aug. 15, 2019 Sept. 12, 2019
3 23,667 Dec. 27, 2019 Dec. 1, 2019 Jan. 6, 2020
4 23,667 Mar. 27, 2020 Feb. 15, 2020 Mar. 12, 2020
5 23,667 June 12, 2020 Apr. 15, 2020 May 12, 2020
6 23,667 Aug. 28, 2020 June 25, 2020 Aug. 1, 2020
Total 148,000      

*Includes a 6,000 USD non-refundable deposit due upon admission and credited to your Term 1 tuition.

Students must pay a onetime transcript fee of 40 USD in addition to Term 1 tuition.
This fee will automatically be included in your Term 1 invoice and covers all transcript requests for life.
Terms 1 through 4 are in the first academic and financial aid year.
Term 5 and Term 6 are in the second academic and financial aid year.

**To avoid late penalty charges, payment must be received by the due date.
Please visit Duke University Bursar for information about making payments.

Tuition includes:

  • Books
  • Class materials
  • Lodging and meals for all 6 residencies

Tuition excludes:

  • The onetime transcript fee
  • Travel to and from residencies
  • Additional sessions of leadership coaching
  • Laptop computer
  • Personal Internet service
  • Visas
  • Vaccinations

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

Optional Costs

Managed laptop: 1,550 USD

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

Concentrations: 4,000 USD

  • Energy and Environment
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Strategy

Learn more about concentrations.

Health Sector Management (HSM) Certificate: 6,000 USD

Learn more about the Health Sector Management Certificate.

Scholarships are awarded by an Admissions Scholarship Committee based on an overall view of each candidate, including what each will contribute to the Fuqua community as well as the communities, companies, and organizations they interact with now and into the future.

Student loans and Yellow Ribbon awards are administered by the Financial Aid Office.

Aid Type Eligibility
Merit-based scholarships All applicants considered; no additional application required for eligibility
Various 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


For more information, visit Financing Your Degree.

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