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

2018-2019 Admissions Profile

  • Applicants/Admitted/Enrolled: 630/297/145
  • Average Age: 24
  • Entering with Work Experience: 39% (average 2.25 years)
  • Women: 44%

Scores (25-75% Range)

  • GRE Verbal: 151-157
  • GRE Quantitative: 162-168
  • GRE Analytical Writing: 3.5-4.0
  • TOEFL: 103-112
  • Grade Point Average: 3.3-3.8

Student Distribution by Undergraduate Major

Students by Undergraduate Major

Countries Represented by MEM Students

Countries Represented by MEM Students

Bangladesh France Taiwan
Brazil India Thailand
China South Korea United Kingdom


United States
Ecuador Russia Venezuela
Egypt Singapore


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

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