The Duke Advantage

Duke’s MEM Program is distinctive among graduate programs in its flexibility and integration of business, law, and engineering. The curriculum is offered by the Pratt School of Engineering with the support of the Fuqua School of Business and the Duke School of Law. Dedicated Faculty and Staff support students from application through graduation.

Duke University, one of the world’s leading institutions in education, research, and medicine, is consistently ranked as one of the best universities in the country. With 6,500 undergraduates, 8,500 graduate and professional students, and more than 10,000 faculty, staff, and researchers, the university is known for excellence in the classroom and beyond.

The Pratt School of Engineering offers undergraduate and graduate programs in a variety of engineering disciplines, including Duke’s top-ranked biomedical engineering department. The Fuqua School of Business is the youngest of America’s top-tier business schools, and the Duke School of Law is consistently ranked as one of the best in the nation.

Known as the “City of Medicine”, Durham is located in the Research Triangle Park region of North Carolina, an area anchored by Duke University in Durham, North Carolina State University in Raleigh, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The “Triangle” is home to over 1,000,000 residents, and the Research Triangle Park boasts more than 140 major high-tech companies employing thousands of workers. With a vibrant arts scene, a mild climate, and beaches and mountains located a few hours away, it’s no surprise that the area is a great place to visit and is consistently rated as one of the best places to live in the country.

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