Duke University Graduate Schools

Duke University (referred to as Duke) is a Private, 4 years school located in Durham, NC. It is classified as Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at Duke University is $56,888 in average. The school has 9,924 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 16,606 including undergraduate students.

Duke University Graduate School Overview

Duke University (referred to as Duke) is a Private, 4 years school located in Durham, NC. It is classified as Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
Duke UniversityDirectory Information
School NameDuke University (referred to as Duke)
Address103 Allen Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Phone919-684-8111
Webhttps://WWW.DUKE.EDU
Online Applicationhttps://admissions.duke.edu/application/instructions
Financial Infohttps://www.finaid.duke.edu
The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at Duke University is $56,888 in average. The school has 9,924 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 16,606 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 168 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 1 programs are available online classes.
Duke Graduate School 2020 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$56,888
Student Population9,924
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs168 graduate programs
(1 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio6 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Duke University is $56,888 in average for academic year 2019-2020. The tuition per credit hour is $3,230. Duke University offers the alternative tuition plansprepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan, including prepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan.
Duke 2020 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Tuition$55,680
Required Fees$1,208
Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition$3,230
Duke University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On Duke University campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services at Duke
Distance Learning (Online Classes)1 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

Duke University 2020 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the graduate school tuition & fees of Duke University is $56,888. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 3.98% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduate Tuition & fees at Duke University
TuitionFees
2015-2016$47,590$1,066
2016-2017$49,500$1,102
2017-2018$51,480$1,137
2018-2019$53,540$1,172
2019-2020$55,680$1,208
For academic year 2019-2020, the living costs are $15,587 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Duke University. On-campus living costs are increased by 1.04% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Living Costs at Duke University
Living On-Campus
Room & BoardOther Expense
2015-2016$14,032$2,206
2016-2017$14,438$2,206
2017-2018$14,798$2,206
2018-2019$15,178$2,206
2019-2020$15,588$1,976
For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $3,230 at Duke University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 3.86% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour Duke University
Tuition
2015-2016$2,875
2016-2017$2,875
2017-2018$2,990
2018-2019$3,110
2019-2020$3,230
The law school tuition at Duke University is $67,318 for academic year 2019-2020. For medical school, the average tuition & fees is $62,503. Next table shows the tuition & fees for law school and/or medical schools at Duke University.
2019-2020 Law School/Medical School Tuition at Duke University
TuitionFees
Medicine$61,170$1,333
Law$66,000$1,318

Graduate Programs at Duke

Duke University offers 174 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 3,768 students have completed their study at Duke University.
Offered Degrees at Duke University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree9222,710
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship580668
Doctor's degree - other70333
Post Bachelor's Degree16057
Post Master's Degree100
Total17423,768

Duke University offers 174 programs through Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 3,768 students have completed their studies.
  • 2,710 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 333 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 57 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 24 completers$56,800
Environmental Studies7-
Natural Resources Management and Policy14$52,500
Forest Management/Forest Resources Management3-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 15 completers-
African Studies0-
East Asian Studies15-
Communication and Journalism [+] 0 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0-
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia0-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 35 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Computer Science35-
Education [+] 32 completers-
Education0-
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels32-
Engineering [+] 169 completers-
Engineering0-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering59$72,300
Civil Engineering6-
Computer Engineering9-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering42-
Materials Engineering0-
Mechanical Engineering53-
Engineering Technology [+] (2 completers) 186 completers-
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology5-
Engineering/Industrial Management181$84,200
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 9 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics0-
Russian Language and Literature0-
German Language and Literature1-
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics8-
French Language and Literature0-
Italian Language and Literature0-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics0-
Legal Studies [+] 99 completers-
Law0-
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies (other)99-
English Language And Literature [+] 2 completers-
English Language and Literature2-
English Language and Literature/Letters (other)0-
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities [+] 38 completers$39,500
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies0$39,500
Humanities/Humanistic Studies2-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities (other)36-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 113 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences4-
Biomedical Sciences44-
Biochemistry2-
Molecular Biology0-
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology0-
Anatomy30-
Immunology0-
Molecular Genetics1-
Genome Sciences/Genomics0-
Pathology/Experimental Pathology0-
Pharmacology1-
Biostatistics27-
Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology (other)2-
Ecology0-
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography0-
Neuroscience2-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 45 completers-
Mathematics2-
Mathematics (other)0-
Statistics43-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 0 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Sustainability Studies0-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 26 completers-
Philosophy2-
Religion/Religious Studies11$36,300
Christian Studies13-
Theology And Religious Vocations [+] 181 completers-
0-
Religious Education0-
Theology/Theological Studies165$37,500
Divinity/Ministry16-
Physical Sciences [+] 18 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry4-
Geology/Earth Science1-
Physics0-
Optics/Optical Sciences0-
Physics (other)13-
Psychology [+] 8 completers-
Psychology8-
Human Services [+] 64 completers-
0-
Public Policy Analysis64$65,800
Social Sciences [+] 154 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology2-
Economics0-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics72-
International Relations and Affairs55-
Political Science and Government13-
Political Economy8-
Sociology4-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 25 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Art/Art Studies4$39,300
Art History, Criticism and Conservation3-
Fine Arts and Art Studies (other)12-
Music6-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 517 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management0-
Physician Assistant93-
International Public Health/International Health46-
Medical Informatics60-
Bioethics/Medical Ethics22-
Nursing Administration28-
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing127-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing61-
Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing14-
Nursing Science0-
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing31-
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing0-
Nursing Education12-
Women's Health Nurse/Nursing23-
Business [+] 835 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management781$136,700
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies8-
International Business/Trade/Commerce46$189,400
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (other)0-
History [+] 6 completers-
History6-
Total2,710
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 25 completers-
Environmental Studies25-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 13 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Computer Science13-
Engineering [+] 80 completers-
Engineering0-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering30$56,000
Civil Engineering8-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering27-
Mechanical Engineering15-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 9 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
German Language and Literature2-
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics6-
French Language and Literature0-
Italian Language and Literature0-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1-
Legal Studies [+] 0 completers$162,200
Law0$162,200
English Language And Literature [+] 17 completers-
English Language and Literature17-
English Language and Literature/Letters (other)0-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 121 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences20-
Biochemistry6-
Molecular Biology3-
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology5-
Anatomy0-
Immunology6-
Molecular Genetics18-
Genome Sciences/Genomics23-
Pathology/Experimental Pathology1-
Pharmacology12-
Biostatistics0-
Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology (other)9-
Ecology9-
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography5-
Neuroscience4-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 23 completers-
Mathematics9-
Statistics14-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 16 completers-
Philosophy2-
Religion/Religious Studies14-
Theology And Religious Vocations [+] 13 completers-
0-
Theology/Theological Studies13-
Physical Sciences [+] 55 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry26-
Geology/Earth Science6-
Physics18-
Physics (other)5-
Psychology [+] 13 completers-
Psychology13-
Human Services [+] 8 completers-
0-
Public Policy Analysis8-
Social Sciences [+] 49 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology11-
Economics0-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics19-
Political Science and Government10-
Sociology9-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 9 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation4-
Music5-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 192 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Physical Therapy/Therapist73-
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing4-
Nurse Anesthetist38-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing7-
Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing2-
Nursing Science10-
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing1-
Nursing Practice57-
Business [+] 16 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management16-
History [+] 9 completers-
History9-
Total668
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Legal Studies [+] 3 completers$162,200
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies (other)3-
Theology And Religious Vocations [+] 0 completers-
0-
Theology/Theological Studies0-
Divinity/Ministry0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 109 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Medicine109$56,800
Business [+] 0 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management0-
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies0-
Total333
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 0 completers-
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (other)0-
Theology And Religious Vocations [+] 1 completers-
0-
Theology and Religious Vocations (other)1-
Social Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Social Sciences0-
International Relations and Affairs0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 56 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator0-
Physician Assistant0-
Ophthalmic Technician/Technologist6-
Nursing Administration2-
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing32-
Nurse Anesthetist0-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing9-
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing1-
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing0-
Critical Care Nursing5-
Nursing Education0-
Women's Health Nurse/Nursing1-
Business [+] 0 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management0-
Total57
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Legal Studies [+] 0 completers-
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies (other)0-
Total0

Graduate Student Population at Duke

For academic year 2019-2020, total 9,924 students enrolled into Duke University graduate schools where it has total 16,606 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 9,041 full-time and 883 part-time students. By gender, 4,813 male and 5,111 female students are attending Duke University graduate schools. Next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status for Duke University.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
Duke University
TotalMaleFemale
Total9,9244,8135,111
Full-time9,0414,6224,419
Part-tme883191692
Next tables summarize the students population by race/ethnicity at Duke University.
There are 4,419 White (44.53%), 566 Black/African American (5.70%), 471 Hispanic (4.75%), 906 Asian (9.13%), and 3,562 students with other races. 2,920 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Duke University
TotalMaleFemale
Total9,9244,8135,111
American Indian/Native American391524
Asian906433473
Black/African American566218348
Hispanic471217254
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander1284
White4,4192,0362,383
Two More20974135
Un-Known382166216
Non-resident Alien2,9201,6461,274
Duke University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 790 graduate students (7.96% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 220 graduate students (2.22% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. Next table summarizes the online student population for Duke University.
Distance Learning Student Population at Duke University
Number of Students
Total9,924
Enrolled Online Exclusively790
Enrolled Some Online Courses220
Not in Online Courses8,914

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