Fuqua School of Business

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DEFINITION of 'Fuqua School of Business'

The school of business at Duke University. The Fuqua School of Business offers several different MBA programs as well as a Ph.D. program. It also provides joint programs in other areas, such as law and medicine.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'Fuqua School of Business'

The Fuqua School of Business was founded in 1969 and is located next to the main campus of Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. Enrollment for 2008 was above 1,300 and the program is ranked among the best in the nation. Fuqua established satellite programs in several other countries in 2008, including China, Russia and the U.K.

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