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Duke University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$72,398 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$55,960 tuition
$15,178 on campus room & board
$1,260 books and supplies
(Based on stats from 2018/2019)

$72,398 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$55,960 tuition
$15,178 on campus room & board
$1,260 books and supplies
(Based on stats from 2018/2019)
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)
44% get loans ($6,114 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 7.46% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 7.46% 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 $47,600 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 $6,114 44%
Federal Loans $4,981 37%
Other Loans $8,827 6%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: February 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
  • 4
  • Duke Alum from Maryland
  • I am a past student here

    The cost of attending is high, no doubt, but the experience of living in the South, making friends from all over the county, and the lifelong connection to Duke are priceless.

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  • 5
  • Nathan
  • I am a current student here

    Personally, I think a Duke education is totally worth the top dollar. I have no regrets about coming here! The opportunities and incredibly valuable research opportunities I have access to here are unparalleled.

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