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 2023 (class of 2025), the estimated program cost is 159,700 USD.
Below is the program cost schedule for the Global Executive MBA class graduating in 2025:

Term Amount
Term Start
Bill Run
Payment Due
1 32,486* July 1, 2023 May 15, 2023 Jun. 12, 2023
2 25,545 Oct. 6, 2023 Aug. 15, 2023 Sept. 12, 2023
3 25,320 Jan. 3, 2024 Dec. 1, 2023 Jan. 5, 2024
4 24,365 Mar. 29, 2024 Feb. 15, 2024 Mar. 12, 2024
5 25,160 Jun. 14, 2024 May 15, 2024 Jun. 12, 2024
6 13,412 Sept. 13, 2024 Aug. 15, 2024 Sept. 12, 2024
7 13,412 Jan. 1, 2025 Dec. 1, 2024 Jan. 3, 2025
Total 159,700      

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

Students must pay a one-time transcript fee of 120 USD in addition to the Term 1 program cost.
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.
Terms 5 through 7 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.

Program cost includes:

  • Tuition
  • Books
  • Class materials
  • Program Residency Fee (includes lodging and meals for program residencies, totaling 25,780 USD)

Program cost excludes:

  • The one time 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: 7,500 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.

Global Executive MBA

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