Duke University is a highly selective university situated in North Carolina, USA with acceptance rate of 10%.Duke offers admissions to over 9% international students at undergraduate and graduate levels with no minimum score requirements. More than 6,669 undergraduate students enroll every year with equal gender percentagee.
|Application Portal||UG: Common/Coalition Application|
|Application Fee||UG: 85 USD|
PG: 90 USD
|Mode of Payment||Visa/MasterCard Credit Card|
|SAT Score Range||1390-1540|
|ACT Score Range||31-35|
|International Application Deadline||Early Action/Early Decision/Regular Decision|
|Type of Academic Calendar||Semester|
|Intake Seasons||Fall, Spring and Summer|
Duke University offers 53 majors, 52 minors along with 23 certificates and allows students to create combination of three to make unique academic combinations. The three undergraduate school are – Trinity college of Arts and Sciences, Pratt Scholl of Engineering and Duke Kunshan University.
How to apply – Candidates can apply through Common Application or Coalition Application
Application Fee – 85$
Academic Requirements – Official Transcripts, Personal Essays, Standardized Testing – SAT or ACT scores, Recommendations.
Duke University has almost 2500 Phd students, 700 research students in over 70 departments and master’s programs .Candidates can apply through official website of the university, for all the graduate programs.
When to apply: Deadlines vary with each course and school.
Academic Requirements: GRE/GMAT/MCAT and English language test scores like TOEFL/IELTS, etc.
Supporting Documents: Degrees, transcripts, Letters of Recommendation, Statement of purpose, Resume, Writing Samples for all master’s programs.
Duke University offers admissions to 3%-7% of the transfer students as its highly selective for transfer students. At Duke University credits transfer facility is available and minimum transfer grade is C- for all transfer students.
How to apply: Students can apply through the Common Application Transfer Application.
When to apply:
Application Fee: 85 USD
Academic Requirements: The following table shows the average scores required for admissions:
|Composite Score||33 – 35|
|Evidence Based Reading and Writing||670 – 770|
|Mathematics||720 – 800|
Duke University accepts some of the English language test scores however, it is not mandatory for the students to appear for such exams. The university recommends students for non-native English speakers to submit test scores along with other documents.
|English Test||Minimum Scores Required|
|Application item||Early Decision||Regular Decision||;|
|Common Application or Coalition Application||November 1||January 2||March 15|
|School Materials like
1. High school Transcripts
|November 1||January 2||March 15|
|First Quarter Grades||November 12||Not required||Not required|
|Midyear Grade report||February 15 or when first making period grades are available||Not required||Not required|
|SAT or ACT score||November 1||January 2||March 20|
|CSS Profile and FAFSA||November 15||February 1||March 15|
|Arts Supplement||November 3||January 7||March 20|
|Decisions Released||December 15||April 1||Mid- May|
Duke University is a very competitive university that even highest scoring candidates get rejected therefore, the university has six primary factors of assessment:-
Candidates can submit WES or ECE credential evaluation along with transcripts from institution to add value to the entire application.
After submission of all the documents students must keep a track of further actions taken on their application by creating accounts on official website. Every candidate needs to check the deadlines and take required steps.