Your investment

While earning an MBA is a significant investment, we’re committed to making our programs accessible to all qualified and committed candidates to ensure a diverse and talented cohort. Here, you’ll find basic information about program costs for the Weekend Executive MBA program. For merit scholarships and detailed information on how to apply for student loans, please visit Financing Your Degree.

For students beginning their program in May 2024 (class of 2026), the program cost is 163,300 USD.
Below is the program cost schedule for the Weekend Executive MBA class graduating in 2026:

Term Amount
Term Start
Bill Run
Payment Due
1 37,919* May 28, 2024 Apr. 15, 2024 May 12, 2024
2 30,668 Sept. 27, 2024 Aug. 15, 2024 Sept. 12, 2024
3 31,056 Jan. 16, 2025 Dec. 1, 2024 Jan. 7, 2025
4 30,667 May 16, 2025 Apr. 15, 2025 May 12, 2025
5 16,495 Sept. 12, 2025 Aug. 15, 2025 Sept. 12, 2025
6 16,495 Jan. 1, 2026 Dec. 1, 2025 Jan. 7, 2026
Total 163,300      

*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 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 3 are in the first academic and financial aid year.
Terms 4 through 6 are in the second academic and financial aid year.
Students are responsible for travel to and from Durham as well as miscellaneous travel and supply costs (ex. home internet connection, school supplies, etc.)

**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 21,468 USD)

Program cost excludes:

  • The onetime transcript fee
  • Travel to and from residencies
  • Laptop computer
  • Personal internet service
  • Additional sessions of leadership coaching
  • Visa processing fee
  • Vaccinations
  • Added tuition for a concentration or certificate

For more information on loans, scholarships, and detailed 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

Global Academic Travel Experience (GATE): Variable cost

Study the business, culture, economy, and politics of a country or region, and then travel to that region, accompanied by faculty, for approximately 2 weeks. Once there, you'll be exposed to international business by visiting multinational corporations, local enterprises, government agencies, and exchange program partner schools. You'll also have the opportunity to interact with alumni in the region.

Learn more about GATE

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


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 on loans, scholarships, and additional expenses, visit Financing Your Degree.

Weekend Executive MBA

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