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We are committed to making Duke’s Master of Management Studies: Foundations of Business (MMS:FOB) program accessible to all qualified and committed candidates. Here you’ll find basic information about the program costs. For merit scholarships and detailed information on how to apply for student loans, please visit Financing Your Degree.

For students beginning their program in September 2020 (class of 2021), the tuition cost is 55,025 USD.

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

Expenses for attending Fuqua go beyond just your tuition. Here is the estimated Cost of Attendance for the MMS: Foundations of Business Class of 2021:

Expense Cost (USD)
Tuition 55,025
Estimated Medical Insurance & Other Fees 5,416
Estimated Educational Supplies 624
Estimated Living Expenses 18,990
Estimated Total Cost of Attendance (USD) 80,055


Optional Costs
MMS Elective Courses (2,000 USD per course):

  • MSTeM track course – 2,000 USD per course (3 courses total for the track)
  • Fuqua Client Consulting Practicum (FCCP) – 2,000 USD

For more information on scholarships and loans, please visit Financing Your Degree.

From more traditional scholarships and loans to special programs, there are a number of opportunities to help make your Fuqua education a reality.

Aid Type Eligibility
Merit-based scholarships All MMS:FOB applicants are automatically considered for scholarships
Various federal and private loans U.S. citizens and permanent residents
International Student Loan Program (no co-signer needed) International students
Yellow Ribbon Program Eligible Chapter 33 (post 9/11 GI Bill) recipients


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

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