• Experience Business at Notre Dame
    Compete with integrity. Ask More of Business.
  • Learn From World-class Faculty
    Access faculty and thought leaders renowned for teaching and research.
  • Forge Relationships That Last A Lifetime
    Be part of our community that extends to every corner of the world!
  • Tap Into the Notre Dame Alumni Network
    134,000+ Alumni & over 270 Clubs worldwide

Notre Dame’s renowned One-Year MBA program provides a powerful strategic business education where you join one of the world’s most loyal and active alumni networks. Notre Dame’s ethics-based approach to business education is like no other school – it has been our mission for 100 years.

With a MBA from Notre Dame, you’ll be recognized as a highly capable business leader who can rise to the challenges of a competitive, constantly changing business  environment. Here you will master business concepts as only Notre Dame can teach them.


  • Format The accelerated one-year MBA is a rigorous 12 month program, located on our iconic campus in South Bend, Indiana.
  • Prerequisites One-year applicants must complete at least 3 credit hours each of Statistics and Financial Accounting prior to enrollment. 
  • Community Notre Dame’s small program size and personal attention helps to develop a close knit community and relationships that last long after graduation.
  • Integral Leadership Development Leadership starts on Day One with this signature course designed to take a deep dive into you and your core values.
  • Network Notre Dame’s global alumni network features more than 270 alumni clubs and is consistently rated one of the most responsive in the world.
  • Global Opportunities MBA students have the opportunity to grow and learn far beyond campus with international opportunities across the globe.

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  • "The best part of my experience has been the great friends I’ve made and the skills and knowledge I have acquired. Both were beyond my expectations."

    Bernardo Sicsu

    Bernardo Sicsu Economic Coordinator Class of 2017

  • “I've fully immersed myself into this experience more than I ever thought I would. I'm participating in things around campus that I never knew existed, and it is wonderful to have this opportunity.”

    Buck Andrews ND ’09

    Buck Andrews ND ’09 Digital Project Manager Class of 2017

  • “The diverse business background each Mendoza MBA candidate brings to the program enriches the overall educational experience. We all “Ask More of Business” from each other in order to be stewards of innovation and catalysts for positive change in today’s business world.”

    Emily Cook

    Emily Cook Managing Consultant Class of 2017

  • "The best part of the ND MBA has been the collegial atmosphere at Mendoza — the students, administrators, and professors are sharp, experienced professionals who have unique academic and professional backgrounds to learn from."

    Michael Minnis

    Michael Minnis Foreign Investment Analyst Class of 2017

  • “The ND MBA is teaching me to think differently and more broadly about my decisions and impact on society.”

    Tiffany Lee

    Tiffany Lee Senior Associate Class of 2017

  • "The ND MBA has made me more confident, capable and strong. I am really looking forward to taking on the next step in my career."

    Virginia Shields

    Virginia Shields Engineer Class of 2017

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    Bloomberg Businessweek ranking for the Notre Dame MBA's return on investment

  • 4

    The Economist’s ranking of the Notre Dame MBA for “alumni effectiveness”

  • 9

    The Economist’s ranking of the Notre Dame MBA for "potential to network"

  • 16

    The Notre Dame MBA’s place on AméricaEconomía Intelligence’s list of global MBAs

  • 24

    The Notre Dame MBA’s 2016 ranking among U.S. MBA programs by Poets & Quants

  • 25

    The Notre Dame MBA’s ranking among U.S. MBA programs by Bloomberg Businessweek.


  • Abbott Nutrition
  • Amazon
  • American Airlines
  • AT&T
  • Bank of America/Merrill Lynch
  • Capital One
  • Cisco
  • Citi
  • Deloitte
  • Deutsche Bank 
  • Discover Financial Services
  • Emerson
  • ExxonMobil
  • EY
  • FTI Consulting
  • General Electric
  • Huron Consulting
  • IBM
  • Intel
  • Johnson & Johnson 
  • Liberty Mutual
  • M&T Bank
  • McKinsey & Co.
  • Microsoft
  • Nationwide
  • Pacific Gas & Electric
  • PwC
  • Procter & Gamble
  • SAP
  • United Airlines
  • Whirlpool

Profile of the One-Year MBA Class of 2017

  • 65 Total Students
  • 4:1 Student to Faculty Ratio
  • 64% Students Recieving a Fellowship
  • 590-710 GMAT Middle 80% Range
  • 3.4 Average GPA
  • 5.3 years Average Work Experience
  • 48 International Alumni Clubs
  • 223 US Alumni Clubs
  • 135,000 ND Alumni Worldwide