How much does Duke University cost?

Duke University Cost of Attendance
In-state $53,500
Out-of-state $53,500
On-Campus Room and Board $14,798
Off-Campus Room and Board
Average Annual Cost $22,011
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 -$1,070
$30,000-$48,000 $827
$48,000-$75,000 $7,805
$75,000-$110,000 $21,879
Over $110,000 $52,081

Duke University Financial Aid and Debt


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Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 68% $44,351
Federal Grants 14% $5,723
Pell grants 13% $4,370
Other federal grants 5% $3,932
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 3% $4,748
Institutional grants or scholarships 48% $46,911
Student loan aid 44% $6,114
Federal student loans 37% $5,168
Other student loans 24% $4,428

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Visit a college campus 301 Up to $6,000
Take a foreign language class 186 Up to $5,000
Attend a summer program 152 Up to $6,000
Play a sport 153 Up to $1,500
Take a challenging class 317 Up to $3,000
Do community service 297 Up to $500
Have work experience 195 Up to $10,000
Have perfect attendance for a year 220 Up to $2,000
Do an extracurricular activity 300 Up to $3,000

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Duke University Admissions

What is Duke University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 10%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 31% of applicants
SAT Reading 670-750
SAT Math 710-790
SAT Writing 690-780
ACT Submissions 70% of applicants
Composite Score 31-35

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Duke University Campus Life


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Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 6696
Living on campus
Transfer Students 100%
Under Age 25
Gender Balance

Student Diversity

Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
American Indian or Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Duke University Graduation Success

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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.


103 Allen Bldg
Durham, NC

Type Private
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Research Universities
Setting Large City
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