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

Duke University Scholarships: Start Earning in High School

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Have perfect attendance for a year 180 Up to $750
Do an extracurricular activity 237 Up to $1,000
Play a sport 129 Up to $600
Take a foreign language class 142 Up to $3,000
Do community service 239 Up to $75
Visit a college campus 244 Up to $6,000
Take a challenging class 265 Up to $3,000
Have work experience 108 Up to $6,000
Attend a summer program 110 Up to $4,500

*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

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