Admission Profiles

The program does not require work experience, and many of our campus students enter the program directly after obtaining their undergraduate degree. Online 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, all of whom were recent Duke undergraduates. Today, the program’s diverse student body includes students from colleges and universities around the world, each with a background in science or engineering

2019-2020 Admissions Profile

  • Applicants/Admitted/Enrolled: 732/296/115
  • Average Age: 24
  • Entering with Work Experience: 38% (average 2.5 years)
  • Women: 41%

Scores (25-75% Range)

  • GRE Verbal: 151-157
  • GRE Quantitative: 160-168
  • GRE Analytical Writing: 3.5-4.0
  • TOEFL: 101-109
  • Grade Point Average: 3.2-3.7

Student Distribution by Undergraduate Major

Students by Undergraduate Major

Countries Represented by MEM Students

Countries Represented by MEM Students

Canada Ghana Peru
Chile India Saudi Arabia
China Japan Turkey

New Zealand

United States


Online Class Profile

MEM online 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

Cohort Profile

  • Cohort Size: 20-30
  • Women: 25%
  • Age at Entry (middle 50%): 24-28
  • Work Experience (middle 50%): 2-5 years

Scores (25-75% Range)

  • GRE Verbal: 153-160
  • GRE Quantitative: 156-164
  • GRE Analytical Writing: 4.0-4.5
  • Grade Point Average: 3.1-3.6