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Mendoza College of Business – Notre Dame University - Full-Time MBA

Notre Dame Full-Time MBA Program Structure

Courses for the Notre Dame University Mendoza College of Business MBA are offered during the academic year on a full-time basis. The degree requires 64 credits.


Following a semester of core business courses, students select a concentration track to tailor their studies to their specific career goals. Each semester is comprised of two seven-week modules, which gives students the option to easily add electives. In addition, students have the option of taking Inter-term Intensive, which may involve case studies or immersive travel abroad. Lastly, Notre Dame full-time MBA students also gain access to the MBA Mentor program, which pairs students with alumni who work in their desired field.

MBA students may pursue concentrations in business analytics, business leadership, consulting, corporate finance, innovation & entrepreneurship, investments, supply chain & operations management, or marketing. Each concentration allows students to tailor their studies for specific positions or industries.

Full-Time MBA Rankings

• U.S. News & World Report: 26 (tie)
• Bloomberg: 31 (U.S.); 36 (Global)
• Forbes: 25
• Financial Times: 58
• The Economist: 49

Class Profile

The most recent Mendoza full-time MBA class featured 125 students. The average age of the class is 27. Around 30 percent of the class is comprised of students are female, 30 percent international students, and 14 percent of students are of minority status. The middle 80 percent of students scored between 610 and 740 on the GMAT, and the average work experience per student is 5.1 years.

Career Statistics

Over 91 percent of the Mendoza full-time MBA class accepted employment within three months of graduation, and the average starting salary among 2018 graduates was $111,850.

Students are welcome to use the Mendoza Career Services resources after graduation.

Top recruiters for Notre Dame MBA students include American Airlines, Bank of American/Merrill Lynch, Cisco, ExxonMobil, McKinsey & Co., Nationwide, PwC, SAP, Amazon, AT&T, IBM, and Microsoft.

Tuition, Scholarships, and Financial Aid

Annual tuition for the Notre Dame University full-time MBA at the Mendoza College of Business is currently $56,338. The average age of the class is 27.

Over 85 percent of Mendoza MBA students receive financial aid in the form of fellowships or graduate assistantships. Fellowships are competitive and range from $5,000 to full tuition, and they are awarded on the basis of a candidate’s merit, leadership ability, background, or commitment to underserved populations. Full tuition awards include the Kenneth R. Meyer fellowships for exceptional academic performance, as well as the Dean’s Distinguished Fellows for students with leadership potential. Additional awards include the Ethical Global Leaders Fellowships, the President’s Circle Fellowships, John Cardinal O’Hara Society Fellowships, Provost Fellowships, Notre Dame MBA/NSHMBA Merit Fellowships, Women in Business Scholars/Forté Foundation Fellowships, and The Freedom Fellowships. Over ninety additional corporate and other named fellowships are also available.


Applicants to the Mendoza full-time MBA program must provide official GMAT or GRE scores, all previous academic transcripts, two recommendations, TOEFL, PTE, or IELTS scores for non-native English speaking applicants, one essay (two options), and one slide presentation is also required with an application. The MBA’s general application requirements also includes five or more years of work experience and active employment, a personal interview, and $100 application fee. In addition, international students may be required to submit official TOEFL, PTE, or IELTS academic score reports.

Application deadlines are as follows:

Early Decision – Sep. 17, 2019
Round One – Oct. 15, 201​9
Round Two – Jan. 7, 2020
Round Three – March 17, 2020
Round Four – April 14, 2020

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