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Rank Ranking
#6993 of 14,131 In the World
#1855 of 2,597 In North America
#1767 of 2,496 In the United States
#13 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 a university has programs where an applicant only needs to meet admission requirements to enroll and doesn't necessarily competes 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 price

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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    Donald Andrew Novello is an American actor, comedian, singer, writer, 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
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    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

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    1953-.. (age 69)

    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
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    1965-.. (age 57)

    Philip Thomas Reeker is an American diplomat and career foreign service officer with the Department of State who currently serves as the Chargé d'affaires of the United States mission to the United Kingdom. He was previously Acting Assistant Secretary of State in the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs, where he oversaw a portfolio of 50 countries, before serving at U.S. European Command (EUCOM) in Stuttgart, Germany, and Foreign Policy Advisor Program (POLAD) from 2017 to May 31, 2019. Reeker was also U.S. Consul General in Milan, Italy from September 5, 2014, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State in the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs from 2011 through 2013, and as the ambassador to Macedonia from 2008 to 2011.

General info

Alternative names Thunderbird
Academic Calendar September to May. Also Summer Session (June - August)
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