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Real Humans of the Duke Fuqua MBA Class of 2024

It’s time to meet some Daytime MBA students at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business in this edition of our Real Humans: MBA Students series.

399 students matriculated for the Duke Fuqua MBA Class of 2024. They hailed from 33 states and 55 countries to pursue their graduate management education in Durham, North Carolina. Nearly half of the class, 48 percent, are women. International citizens, including dual citizens, make up 52 percent of the latest class. U.S. Minority students, identified as African American or Black, American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian American, Hispanic American or Latinx, Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and those who are multiracial or multiethnic, number 43 percent. Historically underrepresented U.S. minority students—African American or Black, Hispanic American or Latinx, American Indian or Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and those who are multiracial or multiethnic—make up a quarter of the class.

During their undergraduate years, the middle 80 percent of Duke Fuqua MBA students earned GPAs in the 3.1 to 3.9 range. When it came time to take the GMAT, the middle 80 percent of scores landed between 680 and 760. For those who opted to take the GRE, the combined Verbal/Quant average score clocked in at 317.

Before arriving to campus, the newest Duke Fuqua MBA class had accumulated an average of six years of work experience. Eighteen percent came from financial services followed by 14 percent from consulting. Eleven percent had worked in tech and nine percent in the health field. Government and non-profit/education round out the most popular industry choices at eight percent each.

Learn more about the Duke Fuqua MBA program, the culture of “Team Fuqua” and more from current students in the following pages.

Posted in: Real Humans of MBA Class of 2024, Real Humans of MBA Students

Schools: Duke / Fuqua

About the Author


Christina Griffith  

Christina Griffith is a writer and editor based in Philadelphia. She specializes in covering education, science, and history, and has experience in research and interviews, magazine content, and web content writing.

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