Admission Profiles

The program does not require work experience, and many of our campus students enter the program directly after obtaining their undergraduate degree. Distance students usually have between one and five years of experience.

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Campus Class Profile

Duke’s Master of Engineering Management (MEM) Program was founded in 1997 with 13 students. Today, the program’s diverse student body includes over 140 students from over 100 colleges and universities around the world, each with a background in science or engineering

Admissions Profile

  • Applicants/Admitted/Enrolled: 840/293/143
  • Average Age: 24
  • Entering with Work Experience: 51% (average 2.5 years)
  • Women: 43%

Scores (25-75% Range)

  • GRE Verbal: 152-157
  • GRE Quantitative: 161-167
  • GRE Analytical Writing: 3.5-4.0
  • TOEFL: 104-112
  • Grade Point Average: 3.4-3.9

Student Distribution by Undergraduate Major

 

Biomedical Engineering 4.9% person icon half person icon 
Chemical Engineering 11.1% person icon person icon person icon person icon person icon half person icon
Civil Engineeering 3.5% person icon half person icon
Computer Science 8.3% person icon person icon person icon person icon 
Electrical & Computer Engineering 21.5% person icon person icon person icon person icon person icon person icon person icon person icon person icon person icon person icon
Industrial Engineering 4.9% person icon half person icon
Mechanical Engineering 24.3% person icon person icon person icon person icon person icon person icon person icon person icon person icon person icon person icon person icon
Other Engineering Disciplines 15.2%  person icon person icon person icon person icon person icon person icon person icon half person icon
Other Disciplines 6.3%  person icon person icon person icon

Countries Represented by MEM Students

  • Afghanistan
  • Canada
  • China
  • Ecuador
  • El Salvador
  • France
  • Germany
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Jamaica
  • Kenya
  • Korea
  • Mexico
  • Nigeria
  • Pakistan
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Singapore
  • Spain
  • Thailand
  • Turkey
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
  • Venezuela

 

Distance Class Profile

d-MEMP cohorts are small, and students connect to each other and the university through our innovative model of online and campus learning. The information below is gathered from several cohorts to give prospective students an idea of a typical class.

Student Distribution by Undergraduate Major

Mechanical Engineering 26.3% person icon person icon person icon person icon person icon person icon person icon person icon person icon person icon person icon person icon person icon
Electrical & Computer Engineering 15.5% person icon person icon person icon person icon person icon person icon person icon person icon
Industrial Engineering 12.1% person icon person icon person icon person icon person icon person icon
Civil Engineering 9.9% person icon person icon person icon person icon person icon
Aerospace Engineering 7.7% person icon person icon person icon person icon
Biomedical Engineering 7.7% person icon person icon person icon person icon
Computer Science 4.4% person icon person icon
Chemical Engineering 3.3% person icon half person icon
Materials Science & Engineering 3.3% person icon half person icon
Other Engineering Disciplines 7.7% person icon person icon person icon person icon
Other Disciplines 2.2% person icon

Cohort Profile

  • Cohort Size: 20-30
  • Women: 26%
  • Age at Entry (middle 50%): 24-28
  • Work Experience (middle 50%): 2-5 years
  • GRE Verbal (middle 50%): 153-160
  • GRE Quantitative (middle 50%): 156-164
  • GRE Analytical Writing (middle 50%): 4.0-4.5
  • Grade Point Average (middle 50%): 3.1-3.6