Duke University (Fuqua)

Durham, NC
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Traditional MBA Overview

  • ACCEPTANCE RATE
  • 25.00%
  • AVERAGE GMAT
  • 702
  • ENROLLED
  • 798
  • GMAT REQUIREMENT
  • Flexible
  • MEDIAN BASE SALARY OF NEW GRADS
  • $135,000

Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business requires applicants to submit a standardized test score to apply for its full-time MBA program, but will accept either the GMAT, the GRE, or the Executive Assessment. Applicants are allowed to submit multiple test scores. The average incoming student to Fuqua in 2020 had a 702 GMAT score and a 3.5 undergraduate GPA. The acceptance rate to Duke’s full-time MBA program was 25% last year. There are four application rounds each year, including an early action option. Fuqua graduates earn a median $135,000 base salary.

Executive MBA Overview

  • AVERAGE NUMBER OF YEARS OF WORK EXPERIENCE
  • 11
  • GMAT REQUIREMENT
  • Flexible

Duke University (Fuqua) requires applicants to submit a GMAT, GRE, or EA score to apply to its EMBA program, although test waivers exist for some circumstances. The average incoming student has a 3.42 undergraduate GPA and 695 GMAT score with 11 years of work experience. Fuqua offers admissions during eight rounds each year and its class of 2023 includes 187 students. International applicants are not required to submit TOEFL scores. All prospective students must submit one letter of recommendation. EMBA students complete the program in 22 months. An average Fuqua student makes $122,000 before the program and $147,000 directly after the program.