The Notre Dame MBA
An Immersive Full-time MBA Experience
Your journey begins in the heart of the Notre Dame campus, where personalized leadership development and experiential learning opportunities are at your fingertips. As you move through the program, you’ll benefit from a community of extraordinary students, exceptional faculty, and a world-renowned alumni network dedicated to your academic, personal and professional advancement.
Ranked #5 Global Alumni Network
Recognized by the Financial Times (2023) for the effectiveness of our alumni network in providing career opportunities, starting companies, gaining new ideas, and recruiting staff.
What You’ll Learn
Tailored MBA Majors
Whatever impact you want to make, the Notre Dame Master of Business Administration 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.
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.
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Hear From Our Students
Learn more about the student experience from current MBA candidates:
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.
The MBA Career Development team will help leverage your skills, values, and experiences to obtain a meaningful career. We provide a full range of opportunities that allow you to customize your individual career development for success. A well designed and executed career plan empowers you to make a positive impact on the world.
$225K median salary plus bonus
$215K median salary plus bonus
$165.5K median salary plus bonus
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
- American Airlines
- Bank of America/Merrill Lynch
- Capital One
- Deutsche Bank
- Discover Financial Services
- FTI Consulting
- General Electric
- Huron Consulting
- Johnson & Johnson
- Liberty Mutual
- M&T Bank
- McKinsey & Co.
- Pacific Gas & Electric
- Procter & Gamble
- United Airlines
We are wholeheartedly invested in your personal, academic and professional growth. Be challenged by world-class faculty. Collaborate with a tight-knit cohort of students from a wide range of personal and professional backgrounds. Be inspired by an accomplished and supportive alumni network. The Notre Dame family provides a lifetime of mutual support that is unmatched.
"If you want that experience of a smaller program, where you get to make more meaningful relations, and you're also looking for a very powerful and involved network, then this is the place for you."FERNANDO QUIJANO, MBA '20
|Round||Deadline||Virtual Interview Dates||Decision|
|Early Decision||Sept. 12, 2023||Oct. 10-12; Oct. 17-19, 2023||Nov. 3, 2023|
|1||Oct. 25, 2023||Nov. 14-16; Nov. 28-30, 2023||Dec. 15, 2023|
|2||Jan. 10, 2024||Feb. 13-15; Feb. 20-22, 2024||Mar. 15, 2024|
|3||Mar. 19, 2024||Apr. 9-11; Apr. 16-18, 2024||May 10, 2024|
- International Applicants
International candidates are strongly encouraged to apply by January 10, 2024, to allow time for visa paperwork and processing.
- The Two-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.
Tuition & Aid
The Notre Dame MBA offers one of the best returns on investment of any top-ranked MBA program, aided by merit-based scholarships and the low cost of living for our beautiful suburban campus.
Tuition for the Two-Year MBA Program 2023 – 2024 Academic Year is $64,660.
Financing Your Education
Most MBA students finance their education through a combination of Notre Dame sponsored scholarships, external scholarships, personal income or savings, and graduate student loans if eligible; including both private and federal loan programs.
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
- Conversation with a member of the Career Development team
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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.
Ready to learn more? Tell us about yourself: