MBA Programs


APPLY NOWThe One-Year MBA program provides a rigorous curriculum that gives you the tools to accelerate your business career in half the time of a traditional MBA. In addition to earning a values-based MBA with a focus on Business Analytics from a program ranked 23rd by Forbes (2015)  and 25th by Bloomberg Businessweek (2016), as a One-Year MBA student at Notre Dame, you’ll gain a wide range of advantages, including:

  • Small class sizes and close collaboration with faculty and fellow students
  • Engagement with one of the world’s largest alumni networks 
  • The opportunity to participate in International Immersions to Argentina, Chile and China
  • Interterm Intensive courses which feature deep dives and live cases from companies such as GE, Starbucks, and AT&T
  • Access to the MBA Mentor program pairing current students with alumni working in the same field



At Mendoza, leadership means being authentic and leading with confidence from your core values. We want our students to understand their own strengths and weaknesses and leverage them into effective leadership skills that are applicable at any organizational level.

Our Integral Leadership Development Program is your initial on-campus experience as a Mendoza MBA student. During your first week with us, you will explore leadership in new ways; delving deep so you can rise high. We believe that to become your best self, you must be clear on who you are and what you believe, as well as what skills need to be honed for maximum impact.


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Rankings & Recognitions

The world has always noticed Notre Dame’s leadership in business education, as well as the talent, capability, and integrity of the business leaders we graduate. That reputation is our legendary advantage.

  • 4

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

  • 5

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

  • 6

    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 2015 ranking among U.S. MBA programs by Poets & Quants

  • 25

    The Notre Dame MBA’s ranking among U.S. MBA programs by U.S. News & World Report.


  • Abbott Nutrition
  • Amazon
  • American Airlines
  • AT&T
  • Bank of American/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 Class of 2017

The Notre Dame One-Year MBA attracts talented students with a diversity of backgrounds and business goals.

Total students 61
Mean GPA


GMAT Middle 80% Range 588 -702
Mean age 27
Average work experience 5 years
Female students 31%
Minority students 15%
International students