Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  1. How much does the program cost?

    The entire cost is $1,000*. This includes a non-refundable $500 deposit.

  2. What does that tuition include?

    The tuition fee includes all instruction, tutorial sessions, and study materials during the program, as well as lunch on each day that the program is in session.  The fee also includes access to voluntary weekly tutorial help with trained, experienced tutors for the entire two years you are at Fuqua!  The fee does not include housing, parking, personal expenses, or health care.

  3. What are acceptable methods of payment for the $500 deposit?

    Please visit your student portal for payment options and submit your deposit.

  4. Who do I contact with visa questions?

    Contact the Admissions Office at the Fuqua School: (919) 660-7705 or

  5. Do I have to be accepted at Fuqua to attend the program?

    Yes. This program is only for students who will be attending the MBA program at the Fuqua School of Business.

  6. When will classes be held and in what format?

    This year, the program dates are July 11-15, 18-22. All classes will be held in person from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm in classrooms at The Fuqua School of Business.

    Class formats include lectures, case discussions, presentations, teamwork, and practicing job search skills.  Student presentations will be recorded for students and instructors to review and assess.  The BCC program faculty are experienced instructors who will help students evaluate their progress through a variety of activities and assignments.

  7. Can I attend the BCC and the Summer Math Review Course?

    If you are required to complete the BCC, do not plan to enroll in the Summer Math Review program. The two programs meet at the same time. If you have questions about your readiness for the academic year regarding math skills, please contact

  8. What do I need to do on the first day of the program?

    You will receive all of the information you need via email prior to the start of the program.

  9. What will the daily schedule look like?

    The daily schedule of the BCC consists of classes and tutorial sessions from 8:30 am until 4:30 pm Eastern Time.  Since many of the sessions will require individual or team preparation outside of class, participants should be ready for some long days.

    All students will be required to participate in oral presentations, negotiation simulations, team debates, case studies, and job search skill development activities.  Also, team projects will require especially long hours. The program will try to simulate what being in the MBA program is like.

  10. Will I have an email account?

    Yes, all students will have a Duke email account. Once those accounts are set up, students will be responsible for checking their email regularly for any updated information regarding the program.

* Costs subject to change