Duke University Graduate School

Duke University (referred to as Duke) is a Private, 4 years school located in Durham, NC.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of Duke is $61,522 in average. The school has 11,383 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 18,023 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Duke University (referred to as Duke) is a Private, 4 years school located in Durham, NC.
Duke Directory Information
School NameDuke University (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 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of Duke is $61,522 in average. The school has 11,383 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 18,023 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 279 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 4 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$61,522
Student Population11,383
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs279 graduate programs
(4 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio6 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Duke is $61,522 in average for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $3,495.
Duke offers the alternative tuition plansprepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan, including prepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Tuition$60,220
Required Fees$1,302
Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition$3,495
Duke 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 its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)4 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

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of Duke University is $61,522. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 4.03% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2018-2019$53,540$1,172
2019-2020$55,680$1,208
2020-2021$57,900$1,240
2021-2022$57,900$1,241
2022-2023$60,220$1,302
The graduate school tuition & fees of Duke is very expensive compared to private graduate schools in North Carolina. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,499 and the North Carolina graduate tuition is $22,206 (public) / $15,785 (private).
The following table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Duke University$61,522
All Graduate Schools$15,996$19,499
Public$11,279$20,404
Private$19,608
North Carolina Graduate Schools$12,434$17,527
Public$8,258$22,206
Private$15,785
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $16,650 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Duke.
On-campus living costs are increased by 2.45% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-Campus
Room & BoardOther Expense
2018-2019$15,178$2,206
2019-2020$15,588$1,976
2020-2021$16,026$1,976
2021-2022$16,206$1,976
2022-2023$16,651$1,976
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $3,495 at Duke University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 4.02% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2018-2019$3,110
2019-2020$3,230
2020-2021$3,360
2021-2022$3,360
2022-2023$3,495
The law school tuition at Duke University is $72,512 for academic year 2022-2023. For medical school, the average tuition & fees is $66,953.
The following table shows the tuition & fees for law school and medical school at Duke.
2022-2023 Law School/Medical School Tuition at Duke University
TuitionFees
Medicine$65,526$1,427
Law$71,100$1,412

Graduate Programs at Duke

Duke University offers 211 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 4,382 students have completed their study at Duke University.
Offered Degrees at Duke University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree9433,087
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship500416
Doctor's degree - other151530
Post Bachelor's Degree430309
Post Master's Degree9040
Total21144,382
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Duke University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other) program with 71 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (other) program with 969 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Law program with 214 completers.
Duke University offers 211 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 4,382 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 3,087 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 530 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 309 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 40 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 131 completers$56,800
Natural Resources/Conservation94$56,800
Environmental Studies16-
Natural Resources Management and Policy9$52,500
Forest Management/Forest Resources Management12-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 8 completers-
East Asian Studies8-
Communication and Journalism [+] 3 completers-
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia3-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 49 completers-
Computer Science49-
Education [+] 8 completers-
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels8-
Engineering [+] 214 completers-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering66$72,300
Civil Engineering11-
Computer Engineering51-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering64-
Engineering Mechanics2-
Materials Engineering2-
Mechanical Engineering18-
Engineering Technology [+] (2 completers) 121 completers-
Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology1-
Engineering/Industrial Management99$84,200
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields (other)21-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 11 completers-
Russian Language and Literature--
German Language and Literature10-
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1-
French Language and Literature--
Italian Language and Literature--
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics--
Legal Studies [+] 116 completers-
Advanced Legal Research/Studies-$133,200
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies (other)116-
English Language and Literature [+] 13 completers-
English Language and Literature13-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities [+] 12 completers$39,500
Humanities/Humanistic Studies--
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities (other)12-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 173 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences--
Biomedical Sciences47-
Biochemistry3-
Biophysics--
Molecular Biology1-
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology--
Anatomy28-
Immunology--
Infectious Disease and Global Health34-
Molecular Genetics--
Genome Sciences/Genomics--
Pathology/Experimental Pathology8-
Pharmacology--
Biostatistics47-
Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology (other)--
Ecology--
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography--
Epidemiology4-
Neuroscience1-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 35 completers-
Mathematics--
Statistics35-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 28 completers-
Computational Science28-
Sustainability Studies--
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 30 completers-
Philosophy1-
Religion/Religious Studies7$36,300
Christian Studies22-
Theology and Religious Vocations [+] 129 completers-
Theology/Theological Studies129$37,500
Divinity/Ministry--
Physical Sciences [+] 44 completers-
Chemistry4-
Geology/Earth Science--
Physics2-
Optics/Optical Sciences1-
Physics (other)34-
Materials Science3-
Psychology [+] 10 completers-
Psychology10-
Human Services [+] 103 completers-
Public Policy Analysis103$65,800
Social Sciences [+] 128 completers-
Anthropology2-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics64-
International Relations and Affairs21-
Political Science and Government25-
Political Economy9-
Sociology7-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 13 completers-
Dance2-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation2-
Fine Arts and Art Studies (other)7-
Music2-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 366 completers-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management--
Physician Assistant89-
International Public Health/International Health1-
Medical Informatics40-
Bioethics/Medical Ethics19-
Nursing Education15-
Nursing Administration21-
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing50-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing61-
Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing8-
Nursing Science--
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing33-
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing14-
Women's Health Nurse/Nursing15-
Business [+] (1 completers) 1,336 completers-
Business Administration and Management280$136,700
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies--
International Business/Trade/Commerce87$189,400
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (other)969-
History [+] 6 completers-
History6-
Total3,087
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 9 completers-
Environmental Studies9-
Communication and Journalism [+] --
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia--
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 9 completers-
Computer Science9-
Engineering [+] 102 completers-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering38$56,000
Civil Engineering9-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering32-
Mechanical Engineering23-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 9 completers-
German Language and Literature4-
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics3-
French Language and Literature--
Italian Language and Literature--
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2-
Legal Studies [+] -$162,200
Law-$162,200
English Language and Literature [+] 14 completers-
English Language and Literature14-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 107 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences8-
Biochemistry7-
Molecular Biology5-
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology10-
Anatomy--
Immunology7-
Molecular Genetics16-
Genome Sciences/Genomics7-
Pathology/Experimental Pathology2-
Pharmacology13-
Biostatistics4-
Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology (other)8-
Ecology2-
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography6-
Neuroscience12-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 21 completers-
Mathematics10-
Statistics11-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 11 completers-
Philosophy4-
Religion/Religious Studies7-
Theology and Religious Vocations [+] 1 completers-
Theology/Theological Studies1-
Physical Sciences [+] 48 completers-
Chemistry26-
Geology/Earth Science1-
Physics16-
Physics (other)5-
Psychology [+] 12 completers-
Psychology12-
Human Services [+] 4 completers-
Public Policy Analysis4-
Social Sciences [+] 39 completers-
Anthropology8-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics15-
Political Science and Government8-
Sociology8-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 8 completers-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation3-
Music5-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 6 completers-
Nursing Science6-
Business [+] 9 completers-
Business Administration and Management--
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (other)9-
History [+] 7 completers-
History7-
Total416
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Legal Studies [+] 236 completers$162,200
Law214$162,200
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies (other)22-
Theology and Religious Vocations [+] 16 completers-
Theology/Theological Studies--
Divinity/Ministry16-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) 278 completers-
Medicine120$56,800
Physical Therapy/Therapist79-
Nursing Administration--
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing--
Nurse Anesthetist24-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing3-
Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing--
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing3-
Nursing Practice49-
Business [+] --
Business Administration and Management--
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies--
Total530
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 2 completers-
East Asian Studies2-
Engineering [+] 31 completers-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering31-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 14 completers-
Biophysics1-
Anatomy3-
Infectious Disease and Global Health9-
Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology (other)1-
Social Sciences [+] 8 completers-
International Relations and Affairs8-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 87 completers-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management1-
International Public Health/International Health--
Nursing Education11-
Nursing Administration--
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing56-
Nurse Anesthetist--
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing--
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing--
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing15-
Nursing Practice4-
Business [+] 14 completers-
Business Administration and Management3-
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies11-
History --
Total309
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] --
Anatomy--
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 9 completers-
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing--
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing4-
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing4-
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing--
Women's Health Nurse/Nursing1-
Total40

Graduate Student Population at Duke

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 11,383 students enrolled into Duke University graduate schools where it has total 18,023 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 10,836 full-time and 547 part-time graduate students. By gender, 5,008 male and 6,375 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total11,3835,0086,375
Full-time10,8364,7226,114
Part-tme547286261
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 4,356 White (38.27%), 750 Black/African American (6.59%), 697 Hispanic (6.12%), 1,025 Asian (9.00%), and 4,555 students with other races. 3,767 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total11,3835,0086,375
American Indian/Native American20614
Asian1,025449576
Black/African American750238512
Hispanic697262435
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander1147
White4,3561,7792,577
Two More401146255
Un-Known356160196
Non-resident Alien3,7671,9641,803
Duke University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 948 graduate students (8.33% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 1,129 graduate students (9.92% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total11,383
Enrolled Online Exclusively948
Enrolled Some Online Courses1,129
Not in Online Courses9,306

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