About Duke University

Tuition, Cost, Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Admission Rates

How much does Duke University cost?

Duke University Cost of Attendance
In-state $51,265
Out-of-state $51,265
On-Campus Room and Board $14,438
Off-Campus Room and Board
Average Annual Cost $19,950
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000
$30,000-$48,000
$48,000-$75,000
$75,000-$110,000
Over $110,000

Duke University Financial Aid and Debt

89%

Students paying down their debt

$7,500

Typical Total Student Debt

$78

Typical Monthly Loan Payment

Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 63% $41,721
Federal Grants 12% $8,558
Pell grants 12% $4,329
Other federal grants 6% $9,518
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 3% $4,477
Institutional grants or scholarships 45% $44,543
Student loan aid 39% $6,167
Federal student loans 37% $5,395
Other student loans 6% $8,827

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Attend a summer program 119 Up to $4,500
Do an extracurricular activity 246 Up to $1,120
Visit a college campus 253 Up to $6,000
Play a sport 133 Up to $600
Do community service 248 Up to $75
Take a foreign language class 148 Up to $3,000
Have work experience 118 Up to $6,000
Have perfect attendance for a year 186 Up to $750

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Duke University Admissions

What is Duke University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 11%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 62% of applicants
SAT Reading 680-770
SAT Math 700-800
SAT Writing 690-780
ACT Submissions 59% of applicants
Composite Score 31-34

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Duke University Campus Life

7:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

26

Forbes Ranking

86%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

95%

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 7253
Living on campus
Transfer Students 1%
Under Age 25 32%
Gender Balance
Men
51%
Women
49%

Student Diversity

72%
Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
White
47.58%
Asian
20.34%
Unknown
14.27%
Black or African American
9.79%
Hispanic or Latino
7.28%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0.66%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0.08%

Duke University Graduation Success

97%

First Year Student Retention

86%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

$77,900

Average Salary After Graduation

About Duke University

Younger than most other prestigious colleges, Duke's schools of business, divinity, engineering, environment, law, medicine, nursing, and public policy consistently rank among the very best.

Address

103 Allen Bldg
Durham, NC

Type Private
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Research Universities
Setting Large City
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify