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Ranking Category
#7178 of 14,131 In the World
#1948 of 2,597 In North America
#1859 of 2,496 In the United States
#12 of 25 In Arizona
#2 of 2 In Glendale

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Highest Degree
Master's degree
Acceptance rate

* The Thunderbird School of Global Management is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because the university has programs where applicants only need to meet admission requirements to enroll and don't necessarily compete with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely-ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Tuition and fees

Tuition in-district $37,085
Tuition in-state $37,085
Tuition out-of-state $37,085
Fee in-district $698
Fee in-state $698
Fee out-of-state $698

Room and board costs

Dormitory capacity 292
Combined charge for room and board $4,660
Room charge $3,270
Meal charge $1,390

Thunderbird School of Global Management alumni

  1. Don Novello

    Don Novello
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    1943-.. (age 80)
    film actortelevision actoractordirectorscreenwriter

    Donald Andrew Novello is an American actor, comedian, writer, singer, film director and producer. He is best known for his work on NBC's Saturday Night Live from 1978 to 1980, and again from 1985 to 1986, often as the character Father Guido Sarducci. He appeared as Sarducci in many subsequent television shows, including Married... with Children, Blossom, It's Garry Shandling's Show, Unhappily Ever After, Square Pegs, and The Colbert Report, and in the 1980 documentary film Gilda Live. He is also the voice of Vincenzo "Vinny" Santorini in the franchise of Atlantis: The Lost Empire.

  2. Bob Dudley

    Bob Dudley
    Born in
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    1955-.. (age 68)
    international forum participantbusinesspersonchief executive officer

    Robert Warren Dudley is an American-born businessman who is a former group chief executive of BP. He had been president and chief executive of TNK-BP and on June 18, 2010, was assigned to be BP executive in charge of the Gulf Coast Restoration Organization responding to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. He is the chair of the international industry-led Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI). He is a former board member of Rosneft, the Russian state-owned energy giant.

  3. Luis Alberto Moreno

    Luis Alberto Moreno
    Born in
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    1953-.. (age 70)
    international forum participantjournalistdiplomat

    Luis Alberto Moreno Mejía is a Colombian businessman and former diplomat who served as president of the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) from 2005 to 2020. He was Colombia's Ambassador to the United States under president Andrés Pastrana Arango and the former President of the Instituto de Fomento Industrial.

  4. Philip T. Reeker

    Philip T. Reeker
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    1965-.. (age 58)

    Philip Thomas Reeker is an American diplomat and career foreign service officer with the Department of State who currently serves as the senior advisor for Caucasus negotiations. He was previously Chargé d'affaires of the United States mission to the United Kingdom from 2021 to 2022 and acting assistant secretary of state in the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs from 2019 to 2021.

All 16 notable alumni

General info

Alternative names Thunderbird
Carnegie classification Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools

Location and contacts

Address 1 Global Place
Glendale, Arizona, 85306-6000
United States
City population 248,000