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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 Full-Time MBA at the Mendoza College of Business are offered during the academic year on a full-time basis. The degree requires 64 credits.

Curriculum for the Notre Dame Full-Time MBA 

Courses for the two-year MBA are offered during the academic year on a full-time basis. Following a semester of core business courses, students select a concentration track to tailor their studies to their specific career goals. Furthermore, 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 Interterm Intensive, which may involve case studies or immersive travel abroad.

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

Notre Dame Full-Time MBA Rankings

• U.S. News & World Report: 30
• Bloomberg: 28
• Forbes: 25
• Financial Times: 57
• The Economist: 35

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

Within three months of graduating, 92% of the Mendoza MBA Class of 2019 had received full-time job offers. Their average salaries and bonuses landed at $144,536.

Financial services was the most popular industry for the Class of 2019, as nearly 24% of graduates entered the field. Consulting and tech each claimed 20.6% of Mendoza MBAs. Nearly 10% of the group chose the consumer products industry. Health care claimed 6.9% followed by energy & utilities at 5.9%.

Almost 36% of the Class of 2019 settled in the Midwest. The second most popular region was the Northeast at 22.1%. The Mid-Atlantic and West each saw 10.5% of graduates. The Southwest took in 9.5% and 4.2% settled in the South.

Tuition, Scholarships, and Financial Aid

The Notre Dame Full-Time MBA tuition for 2020-2021 is $58,030. Candidates should also factor in additional expenses including other fees, room and board, books and supplies, healthcare, and more.

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.

Admissions for the Notre Dame Full-Time MBA

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.

2021-2022 Notre Dame Full-Time MBA Deadlines


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