Mendoza School of Business

One-Year MBA

The Notre Dame One-Year MBA

Get in. Get out. Get back to work.

The One-Year MBA is an engaging and accelerated program for those looking to advance their existing business career while building an ethical foundation for strategic decision-making through personalized leadership development and experiential learning. As part of the Notre Dame family, you’ll be supported by a community of exceptional faculty, extraordinary students, and a world-renowned alumni network dedicated to your academic, personal and professional advancement.

96% Accepted Job Offers
within 3 months of graduation (2022)

#25 Best MBA Program
U.S. News (2022)

#2 Alumni Effectiveness
The Economist (2022)

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One-Year MBA Student Experience

You’ll be part of a close-knit class within the broader MBA community at Notre Dame, with countless opportunities to improve your business acumen and develop your own leadership style. Join us for this intensive learning experience.

Tailored MBA Majors

Whatever impact you want to make, the Notre Dame MBA can provide you with a robust toolkit necessary to tackle the challenges of today’s complex business world. Pair one of five majors (three of which are STEM-designated) with one or more targeted minors to create a unique academic experience and help you achieve your career goals.

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Real-World Application

Experiential learning is a vital component of your business education at Mendoza. See the real-world effects of business decisions firsthand through hands-on experiences such as Business on the Frontlines, immersive Mods Away in San Francisco or Chile, and intensive Grow Irish Week projects.

We Do Leadership Differently

At Mendoza, we recognize that you are more than a student; you are a unique individual with values and gifts that can benefit both business and society. We structure your academic experience to not only reveal the best person you can be, but to shape you into a business leader who powerfully contributes to a better future for all humanity.

Average Class Size

GMAT Middle 80% Range

Years Average Work Experience

Universities Represented

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MBA Pathways

Through extensive research and interviews with employers, academic leaders and students, we have developed four flexible yet focused academic pathways. Each pathway offers targeted career support, unique course offerings as well as a signature experiential component designed to guide you to proven career success.

Explore pathways in: Finance  |  Consulting  |  Technology  |  Marketing

Career Development

of the Class of 2022 received full-time offers within three months of graduation

of the Class of 2022 accepted a full-time offer within three months of graduation

average salary and bonus for the Class of 2022

You will benefit from tailored, individual career coaching that works best for you – you schedule the meetings, drive the agenda and lead the conversations. You’ll connect with a career coach before you even set foot on campus. Our coaches have industry experience, coaching training and a deep commitment to understanding your personal ambitions. Our coaches help you align with your intrinsic values, leverage your strengths, and ignite your passion.

At Mendoza, you’ll have the opportunity to interact with corporate representatives through hundreds of on-campus touchpoints each year and plug into Notre Dame’s world-class alumni network.

Travel with fellow students to the San Francisco Bay Area to talk business with companies like Salesforce, Cisco, Intel or Google; or head to Wall Street in New York City to discuss investment banking or finance with Citi, Deutsche Bank, JP Morgan and more.

Learn more about Employer Touchpoints.

  • 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
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Our Community

You will be challenged by world-class faculty and inspired by accomplished alumni. You will collaborate with students from a wide range of personal and professional backgrounds.

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Alumna "If I want to get an MBA, a one-year program makes a lot of sense because you get in, you get out and get back to work."

Alumna "Notre Dame has been a truly magical experience for me and I can’t wait to share that with others."

Alumna "I realized the emphasis that Notre Dame places on family, values, and the basic building blocks that make us good people."

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Associate Teaching Professor "How do you create value for yourself and other people?"


One-Year MBA prerequisite course requirements of both Financial Accounting and Statistics must be in progress or completed by the time of application submission.

RoundDeadlineVirtual Interview DatesDecision
Early DecisionSept. 13, 2022Oct. 5-6; Oct. 11-12, 2022Nov. 4, 2022
1Nov. 1, 2022Nov. 16-17; Nov. 30-Dec. 1, 2022Dec. 16, 2022
2Jan. 10, 2023Jan. 31-Feb. 1; 14-15; 21-22, 2023Mar. 17, 2023
3Mar. 14, 2023Mar. 28-29; April 4-5, 2023Apr. 28, 2023
4May 2, 2023May 16-17, 2023Rolling
5RollingUpon RequestRolling
  • International Applicants
    International candidates are strongly encouraged to submit the application and all supporting credentials by January 10, 2023, to allow time for VISA paperwork and processing.
  • The One-Year Notre Dame MBA program is offering a GMAT/GRE test waiver for the 2023-2024 recruiting cycle.  Prospective students can find answers to questions in this FAQ.

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Mendoza School of Business
Mendoza School of Business

Tuition & Aid

The Notre Dame MBA offers one of the best returns on investment of any top-ranked MBA program, aided by merit-based fellowships and the low cost of living for our beautiful suburban campus.

Tuition for the One-Year MBA program for the 2023-2024 academic year.

Merit and Need-Based
fellowship awards available for US and international students.

average fellowship offer range

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Visit Us

When considering a decision as important as where to pursue your master’s degree, a campus visit will help give you the insight you need to make the right choice.

It’s a chance for you to get to know Notre Dame and for us to get to know you.

Our students tell us that visiting the campus greatly impacted their decision to attend Notre Dame. Your visit can include:

  • Connecting with the admissions team
  • A tour of the Mendoza College of Business
  • A University of Notre Dame campus tour

Contact to schedule a time for you to visit.


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Webinars & Information Sessions

Throughout the year, our admissions team and current students offer webinars, information sessions and Q&A opportunities to help you understand our community and the opportunities the Two-Year MBA offers.

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