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Duke University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$72,710 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$53,744 tuition
$15,500 on campus room & board
$3,466 books and supplies
(Based on stats from 2017/2018)

$72,710 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$53,744 tuition
$15,500 on campus room & board
$3,466 books and supplies
(Based on stats from 2017/2018)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$44,543 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
50% of students receive aid
12% get federal aid ($8,558 avg)
3% get state aid ($4,477 avg)
45% get institn'l aid ($44,543 avg)
39% get loans ($6,167 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 6.09% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 6.09% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $47,055 45%
Federal Grant Aid $8,558 12%
Pell Grants $4,390 12%
Other Federal Grants $9,518 6%
Institution Grant Aid $44,543 45%
State Grant Aid $4,477 3%
Student Loans $6,167 39%
Federal Loans $4,981 37%
Other Loans $8,827 6%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 1
Financial aid deadline: March 1
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: April 1
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: May 1
Does Duke University offer...
Prepaid Tuition Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
2138 Campus Drive
Durham, NC 27708
(919) 684-3214


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Karis from APO, AE
  • Oct-03-2016 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Rigorous classwork but employment rate after graduation is high.

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  • 5
  • BlueDevil
  • Dec-27-2015 I am a past student here

    Duke is expensive but has great financial aid. The Duke name carries.

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  • 5
  • KZ
  • Dec-24-2015 I am a current student here

    It is costly, but financial aid and scholarships can alleviate the burdens. Yet I think after it's all said and done in four years, every graduate feels that it was worth every penny.

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