The total cost of attendance at Duke University is
(which includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses)
Duke has made a commitment to ensure that all admitted students are able to pay for their education using a need-blind approach to admissions. Students can also use the Estimate Your Aid tool to help get an idea of the cost of their future education and potential financial aid.
If you want to be considered for all of the possible financial assistance at Duke, you must fill out the FAFSA and the CSS profile. You will then be considered for need-based scholarships and grants. Grants will include state, federal, and university-based ones. You can also qualify for
federal student loans and/or federal parent loans if you need additional help paying for school. All students at Duke who are qualified for financial aid will receive the opportunity of using the federal work study (FWS) program. There are many options on and off-campus of FWS opportunities.
Students wishing to pursue their education throughout the summer months may be eligible for summer school aid. Additionally, veteran benefits and programs are available to veteran students are available to help navigate the financial aid world and transition to school. Duke provides resources for undocumented students, as well.
You may also search for outside scholarships to help supplement your educational costs.
Tuition benefits are available for eligible Duke employees and their dependents to help subsidize costs. Students can also apply for resident assistant programs which provide the opportunity to exchange work for college expenses by providing residential services to college students living in the dorms
Students can find answers to commonly asked questions here!
About Personal Finance @ Duke
Personal Finance @ Duke is a financial literacy program that aims to empower students and alumni to make informed financial decisions. The program began in 2011 as a website dedicated to teaching students about personal finance so that they can make better money decisions and master finances early. Today, Personal Finance @ Duke is a nationally ranked financial literacy program that offers both online resources and in-person events and workshops on campus.
Personal Finance @ Duke offers step-by-step online guides outlining the basics of budgeting, savings, credit, taxes, privacy and security, and banking. Each section breaks down the topic, answers important questions students may have, and directs them to additional resources that may aid in their financial success, such as financial calculators and additional articles. After students gain an understanding of the basics, they have the ability to learn about more advanced topics such as purchasing a car or insurance.
Duke recently formed a partnership with iGrad, the leading financial wellness education company, to offer an interactive financial literacy platform to students and alumni in addition to their Personal Finance @ Duke programming. iGrad can help students create a spending plan, select the right bank, and start to save for the future.
The average student at Duke University pays
Duke University's financial aid meets
of student's demonstrated need
At Duke University
of freshmen receive some form of financial aid
The average Duke University merit scholarship for students without financial need is
Duke University offers very few merit scholarships to its incoming freshman. Most of Duke's scholarships are awarded on the basis of financial need. The small number of merit-based scholarship opportunities are awarded to incoming freshman. They are highly selective, awarded through the admissions process, and no additional application is needed.
The few merit-based scholarships that are available to incoming freshman include:
Very few students pay the full price. Here's the average cost for students in different income brackets:
The average student at Duke University takes out
in student loans
The student loan repayment rate at Duke University is
after five years
after seven years
At Duke University
after three years
The average starting salary for a Duke University graduate is
After graduation, here's how the average salary at Duke University grows over time:
Duke University's full cost of attendance has increased an average of
per year since 2014
Duke University's average net price has increased an average of
per year since 2014
Given past trends, we expect Duke University's tuition pricing to be the following: