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    The Fuqua School of Business, NORTH CAROLINA, DURHAM

    Durham, North CarolinaLocation
    SchoolSchool type
    EStd 1969established year
    1500enrollment
    8.7/10

    The Fuqua School of Business: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

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    The Fuqua School of Business, USA is the Business School at Duke University which is situated in Durham, North Carolina. The university was established in 1969. This college provides only graduate programs, doctoral programs and a short course on executive education. They believe in institutional partnerships to strengthen their curriculum design, teaching, recruiting world-class faculty and providing the best level of education to the students.

    It is a private institution, with well-rated business programs. They enroll approximately 1500 students annually.

    Key Features

    • The MBA education at the Fuqua School of Business is built upon an idea called ‘Team Fuqua’, which focuses on recruiting a diverse selection of students, enabling them to learn from one another, gain new perspectives and ultimately create students who are capable of leading in a global market.
    • Students are allowed to customize their learning experience based on their career goals.
    • Fuqua School of Business is well known for its rigorous and immersive one-month orientation program, which covers three introductory courses that are focused on leadership within a global society.
    • Fuqua offers a ‘Program for Entrepreneurs, which is a hands-on program that allows students to begin new ventures while simultaneously pursuing their business degree.
    • The school has a campus in Kunshan, China; they offer certain programs the chance to split time between North Carolina and Kunshan – to gain an immersive, global experience and create an extensive network.

    Student Satisfaction

    • An alumnus of Fuqua has talked about how the school gave her the culture needed to be successful in a global environment. It prepared her to work with diverse groups from all over the world and enabled her to run several global projects after graduating.
    • Another alumnus has reported that Fuqua provided immense value across multiple spheres of leadership, ethics, and academics.
    • An alum has said that the strong team culture at Fuqua proved to be extremely valuable – teaching students to function as a team, build a network, engage in healthy competition and enjoy themselves socially.

    Rankings

    • It is ranked 12th in Best Business Schools according to the US News ranking agency of the year 2021.
    • It is ranked 6th in Executive MBA according to the US News ranking agency of the year 2021.
    • It ranked 8th in Management according to US News ranking agency of the year 2021.

    Highlights

    Type of Institution Private Graduate Institution
    Number of Faculty Members 145
    Number of Students Enrolled 1500 per year
    Percentage of International Students 38.13%
    Basic Tuition Fee $65,665
    Test Scores Accepted Average GPA of 3.50;
    A GMAT score of 690–730

    Campus

    • The school focuses on making the students work with a diverse group of students, who are from different backgrounds and experiences.
    • The campus has 490,550 Square footage of area within which all sorts of facilities are established.
    • The campus has many student-run organizations, which the students actively take part in order to develop their management and organizational skills.
    • The campus has regional committees from all over the world for various advisory and other purposes.
    • They also have The Fox Center Café and the JB Duke Hotel within the campus.
    • Within the campus, students will find residential facilities as well as dining options.

    Residence

    • Since the Fuqua School of Business is a part of Duke University, a housing facility is provided by the university for all the students within the campus.
    • Many college students live on campus and take all the advantages of the facilities provided by them.
    • They have various types of housing options, on campus. The facility is divided into first-year housing, upper-class housing and housing for graduate and professional students.
    • The residential halls are well equipped with all sorts of amenities that a student will require.
    • The upper-class students get the option to choose a residential community with which they wish to stay for their study period.
    • Most of the graduate students choose to rent off-campus houses from private landlords.
    • The campus takes responsibility for the safety of all the residents of the campus.
    • The rules of move in and move out are mentioned on the official website.

    Programs

    • At Fuqua School of Business, students can choose to pursue programs such as- Graduate programs, Doctoral programs, and Executive education programs.
    • They offer short term, full time, and professional courses also. Some of the courses are taught in part-time and online mode also.
    • The graduate programs include Masters in – Management, Quantitative Management, and Business Administration.
    • The Ph.D. program offers seven fields of study from which the students can choose their field of interest. Some of the popular fields include- Accounting, Decision Sciences, Finance, and Marketing.
    • The program focuses on areas such as – Analytics, Executive Education, Leadership, Healthcare, etc.

    Application Process

    International students seeking admissions at the Fuqua School of Business can follow the below-mentioned admission details:

    • Application Portal: University online application.
    • Application Fee: $225.
    • Student Class profile 2021 for Daytime MBA:
    • Application Deadline: Varies from course to course.
    • Students must submit their official transcripts of high schools or colleges along with the application.
    • Supporting Documents: Official Transcripts, Photocopy of your passport, financial document proof, Letter of recommendation, updated resume, Essay, Proof of English proficiency – IELTS and TOEFL.
    • The university has a graduation rate of 83.2%.

    Cost of Attendance

    Estimated Cost of Attendance for Daytime MBA Course.

    Type of Expense Cost (USD)
    Tuition 70,000
    Estimated Medical Insurance & Other Fees 7,716
    Estimated Educational Supplies 624
    Estimated Living Expenses 18,990
    Estimated Total Cost of Attendance (USD) 97,330

    The tuition cost will vary from course to course.

    Financial Aid for International Students

    • The university offers a generous amount of student loans and scholarships for international students to study in the US in the form of need-based scholarships or merit-based scholarships.
    • Every student who gets admitted is considered for a merit-based scholarship.
    • One of the named scholarships that the students can get on the basis of their merit is - Keller Scholarships, students with exceptional academic background and promising commitment to make a change with their leadership quality, are selected for this award. The scholarship covers 100% tuition fee for the two years of course.
    • The no-cosigner International Student Loan program allows the candidate to borrow up to 90% of their Cost of Attendance.
    • Apart from these, other work and study, outside scholarships, self-help options are there for providing financial aid to the students.

    Private Sources of Funding

    Applying for financial aid programs in the US can be overwhelming due to their extensive application filing process. Here’s a brief list of research scholarship opportunities from private organizations both within the U.S. and India.

    Alumni

    • The university has 22,368 living alumni members out of them, 13% are international members.
    • The college makes a full effort so that the alumni remain connected to their Alma mater.
    • As an alumnus, you can be a part of the Fuqua School of Business Alumni group and get involved in career development programs for the students.
    • The alumni can help the students in resume building, preparing for interviews, self-assessment sessions and many more.
    • The alumni can be a part of the admission process and guide the future students in the correct path so that they get admitted in the right field of study.
    • Being an Alumni, you can contribute to the university fund according to your capacity, which will help the future students get financial aids.
    • At The Fuqua B School, they provide career support to all its alumni at every stage of their life. The school provides resources and connections which can help the alumni in their career.

    Placement

    • The career service office works with the recruiters so that they can hire potential students that are on the university’s list.
    • They make sure that the recruiters get the proper opportunity to select the best candidates from the university.
    • The career service office has a list of the portfolio based on programs, which they use during the recruitment process.
    • 97% of MBA graduates have received job offers.
    • The mean salary of MBA graduates is $135,397.
    • 34% of the students got job offers in the consulting sector.

    FIND A PROGRAM

    $ 70,0001st YEAR
    FEES

    2 years

    Course Duration

    Jan 07

    Application Deadline

    LOR | SOP

    ENTRY Requirement

    EXAM SCORESGMAT660|GRE319|TOEFL79|IELTS7
    Options Available

    COLLEGE STUDENT REVIEWS

    N
    8.2 / 10

    5 years

    Course Duration

    Dec 31

    Application Deadline

    EXAM SCORESIELTS7.0|TOEFL90|GRE321

    The Fuqua School of Business Overview

    Insitution type
    Private
    Affiliation
    Duke University
    Student Population
    1500
    Application Cost
    $225
    Average Cost of Attendance
    $86,835 / Year
    Student : Faculty Ratio
    11 : 1

    The Fuqua School of Business comparison

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    Admission & dates

    Round 1 Deadlines

    October 20

    Application deadline

    Round 2 Deadlines

    January 7

    Application deadline

    Round 3 Deadlines

    March 25

    Application deadline

    Test Scores For International Applicants

    ExamsAvg. ScoreMin ScoreMax. Score%Submitted
    Graduate
    GRE-319--
    GMAT705660750-
    Language Proficiency
    TOEFL-79--

    Attendance Cost

    $86835

    attendance cost

    The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

    Tuition fees
    Post Graduate Program
    $86,835 / Year
    On Campus
    Miscellaneous
    $2,500 / Year
    Room and Board
    $15,178 / Year

    Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

    Program wise accreditation
    Business Programs
    Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

    Faculty

    total facultyfull timepart timegraduate assistants
    145145--

    Ranking

    202120202019201820172016
    Financial Times logo

    Financial Times

    RANKED #9

    Overall (International)

    Nearest Ranking

    College Rating

    Based on 8 Students Rating

    8.7 out of 10
    9.4/10Academic
    8.9/10Accommodation
    9.4/10Faculty
    8.5/10Infrastructure
    9.1/10Placement
    8.9/10Social Life

    Reviews

    AP
    8.3 /10

    My best friend is settled in the USA so I also wanted to get settled there for better opportunities. First step of admission process was to submit an online application. I even paid application fee of $225 for it. Other than this my bachelors score of 8.2 were also taken into account.

    Course Curriculum :

    The course had interdisciplinary foundation that supported my career over the long term. I was taught to construct and interpret corporate financial reports. By the end of the course, I had the basic understanding of financial statements and the ability to use them for decision making.

    9 /10 academic/food
    8 /10 faculty
    8 /10 infrastructure
    8 /10 accomodation
    9 /10 placement
    8 /10 extracurricular
    ST
    8.3 /10

    One of my colleague had suggested me this college so I took admission here. I had checked all the application process on the college website, I was required to fill an online application form which cost me $225 as application fee. They even checked my bachelors score of 8.7 GPA.

    Course Curriculum :

    The MBA course had a credit program, that provided us with the key managerial skills necessary for the business environment including essential management skills, marketing, communication, managing individuals and teams, and conducting practical administration affairs.

    9 /10 academic/food
    8 /10 faculty
    8 /10 infrastructure
    8 /10 accomodation
    9 /10 placement
    8 /10 extracurricular
    AS
    9.5 /10

    My senior who pursued his education from this college told me about this college. I didn't have to research much because their placements validated my opinion about the college. I filled the application form which cost me $225 and proceeded with the admission process.

    Course Curriculum :

    The course focuses on a career in data-based problem solving by learning at the intersection of business and analytics. Through the curriculum, we gain expertise in a specific function and a robust set of soft skills, becoming an analyst who can move the whole team forward. Also, the program pushes us to try new things, experiment, and explore as we prepare to launch our career in any country.

    10 /10 academic/food
    10 /10 faculty
    9 /10 infrastructure
    10 /10 accomodation
    9 /10 placement
    9 /10 extracurricular
    NP
    9.8 /10

    I had an undergrad degree in management and wanted to pursue my education further in this field only. Over to that, I wanted to explore a country other than mine and for that, I chose the USA and I might even stay here for a longer term to complete my doctorate too. Thus, I filled the application form of around $230 and went ahead with the further application process.

    Course Curriculum :

    The program is preparing us to seek a career in the industry or enter a doctoral program. The curriculum mainly focuses on Finance, Marketing, Consulting, and General management. Also, the program encourages us to try new things, experiment, and explore new possiblities as we prepare to launch our career.

    10 /10 academic/food
    10 /10 faculty
    10 /10 infrastructure
    10 /10 accomodation
    9 /10 placement
    10 /10 extracurricular
    VS
    8.3 /10

    I had an undergrad degree in management and wanted to pursue my education further in this field only. Over to that, I wanted to explore a country other than mine and for that, I chose the USA and I might even stay here for a longer term to complete my doctorate too. Thus, I filled the application form of around $230 and went ahead with the further application process.

    Course Curriculum :

    The program is preparing us to seek a career in the industry or enter a doctoral program. The curriculum mainly focuses on Finance, Marketing, Consulting, and General management. Also, the program encourages us to try new things, experiment, and explore new possibilities as we prepare to launch our careers.

    10 /10 academic/food
    10 /10 faculty
    10 /10 accomodation
    10 /10 placement
    10 /10 extracurricular
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    100 Fuqua Drive,Box 90120,Durham, NC 27708-0120
    ADDRESS

    Nearby this campus

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    • Super Market
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    Bus Station

    Fuqua School/Southbound0.04 km
    Science Dr at Sanford School of Public Policy0.10 km
    Science Dr at Fuqua School of Business (NB)0.11 km
    Science Dr at Duke Law School0.14 km
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    Airport

    Horace Williams Airport12.91 km
    Raleigh-Durham International Airport19.54 km
    Person County Airport32.03 km
    Henderson-Oxford Airport55.03 km
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    Super Market

    Whole Foods Market2.46 km
    Durham Co-op Market2.64 km
    Al-Taiba Halal Market - A Halal Meat & Middle Eastern Grocery2.72 km
    DaNuGen Hookah Lounge2.75 km
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    *All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary

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