School Name: Duke University – Fuqua School of Business
Location: Durham, North Carolina, United States
Year founded: 1970
Duke University – Fuqua School of Business is a business school located at Duke University, a private research university in Durham, North Carolina, United States. Established in 1970, the school offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs in fields such as business, management, and marketing. The school’s MBA program is consistently ranked among the top programs in the United States and is known for its strong focus on leadership development.
Rankings: Duke University – Fuqua School of Business is consistently ranked among the top business schools in the United States. In the 2021 edition of the U.S. News & World Report Best Business Schools Rankings, the school was ranked 10th in the United States.
Accreditation: Duke University – Fuqua School of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).
Delivery: The MBA program at Duke University – Fuqua School of Business is delivered on-campus.
MBA programs: Duke University – Fuqua School of Business offers a full-time MBA program. The program has a duration of 21 months and is designed for experienced professionals who are looking to accelerate their careers in business and management. The program includes a combination of lectures, seminars, and case studies, as well as a range of experiential learning opportunities such as consulting projects, business simulations, and international study trips. Admissions to the program are highly competitive, with the school seeking candidates with strong academic backgrounds, relevant work experience, and leadership potential.
Specialized certificates and a diverse range of electives mean you can shape your own learning experience.
- Average age: 29
- Average work experience: 5 years
- Program duration: 22 months
A different kind of education for a different type of leader
Our full-time, top-ranked MBA program will help you grow into a new type of leader. One who’s equipped to not just change the business world—but one who’s ready to make an impact on the world itself. You’ll develop sharp skills to analyze options, an open mind to appreciate different perspectives and a new way of working based on an ability to draw out the strength in others. Ultimately, you’ll leave Fuqua a leader who inspires organizations to do better while doing what’s best.
Customize your education
Our unique curriculum offers 14 different concentrations, has fewer core classes, and allows you to pursue electives sooner.
Define your own experience
All 60+ clubs are started and led by students, so your opportunities to take initiative are endless—and constantly evolving.
Learn beyond the classroom
We combine classroom instruction with experiential learning opportunities, pushing you to apply your skills in real-world situations.
Join a close-knit community
Our class schedule encourages students to stay in Durham over the weekend, fostering strong relationships between students, alumni, faculty, and their families.
Grow your career
Our Career Management Center has specialized coaches to help you define your career path—and brings more than 200 companies to recruit on campus.