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Duke University

Instate Tuition (2013-2014)
Out-of-state Tuition (2013-2014)

Duke Address

DURHAM, NC 27708
General info:(919) 684-2813
Financial aid office:(919) 684-6225
Admissions office:(919) 684-3214University Homepage

Tuition + Duke Housing (2013-2014)

Undergrad Application Fee: $85
Grad Application Fee:$80

Tuition Prepaid:Yes
Campus Housing Capacity:5,631
Freshman Must Live on Campus: Yes

University Makeup (2013-2014)

# of Undergrads: 7,299
# of Grad students: 10,340
Total Students: 17,639




American Indian



Pacific Islander




Financial Aid

The average federal financial aid award to full time first time students is 656

3% of students receive State/Local grants and the average amount is $3,149

47% receive instiutional grants and the average institutional award is $38,662

39% receive student loans and the average amount is $5,436Net Price CalculatorFinancial Aid Website
Private not-for-profit 4 year or above Institution
Research Universities (very high research activity)
Doctoral/Research Universities--Extensive

Special Programs

MD Medical Program
Law Program
Teacher Certifications

Admissions Requirements

Secondary School Record Required
Secondary School GPA N/A
Secondary School Rank N/A
Test Scores Required
Competencies N/A

Special Credits

HS College Credit: No
AP Credit: Yes
Life Experience Credit: No
Special Credits(other): No

Applicants Admitted

14% men vs 13% women admitted

Applicants vs Admissions (2013-2014)

Men Applicants:14,618
Women Applicants:15,756
Men Admitted:2,069
Women Admitted:2,008

Student Services

Library On Campus
Counseling Services
Employment Services
Placement Services


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• Christian Studies
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• Classics and Classical Languages
• Clinical Research Coordinator
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