Duke University - Graduate Schools

Graduate School Overview

Graduate School Key Facts
Duke University
NameDuke University
Address103 Allen Bldg, Durham, NC
Population9,345 (Fall 2015)
Tuition & Fees (2017 )$50,602
Student to Faculty1:7 (14.29%)
Online DegreeYes

Duke University is a Private not-for-profit, Four or more years school located in Durham, North Carolina. It offers graduate degrees as well as undergraduate degrees. Next table summarizes key facts atDuke University.

The graduate school tuition is $50,602 in average for academic year 2016-2017. The tuition is publisehd as a base rate and it may vary with the major programs.

Duke University offers 208 graduate programs: 106 Master's, 80 Doctorate, 14 Post-Bachelor's, 8 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 2,281 students have been confered Master's degree and 1,140 students have received Doctorate degree.

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Tuition, Fees, Living Costs

Next table describes 2017 graduate school tuition and other costs at Duke University. Each cost is an average value through the offered graduate programs. The 2017 graduate cost of attendance is when living on campus housing.

Graduate School 2017 Tuition & Costs - Duke University
Books & Supplies$1,260
Room & Board$14,438 (On-Campus) / -$1 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$2,206 (On-Campus) / -$1 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$68,506
Off-Campus Total$51,860

Next table and chart illustrate the changes of each graduate school cost item over the last 5 years. The data was reported to U.S. Department of Education directly from the school.

Graduate School Tuition Changes (2013-2017) - Duke University
2012-20132013-2014 2014-20152015-20162016-2017
Tuition & Fees $43,567$46,586$46,738$48,656$50,602
Book & Supplies$1,350$1,300$1,260$1,260$1,260
Room & Board (On-Campus)$12,433$12,902$13,290$14,032$14,438
Room & Board (Off-Campus)-$1-$1-$1$0-$1
[chart]Duke University Tuition Trends (2013-2017)

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Duke University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 208 major areas - 288 Master's (3 online program), 210 Doctorate , 42 Post-Bachelor', 15 Post-Master'. Next table summarises total number of completers by degree and gender.

Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's

Next tables list each graduate program with offered degrees. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree).

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Graduate Student Population

At Duke University, 15,984 students enrolled in Fall 2015, including in both undergraduate and graduate schools, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate school, total 9,345 students attending their classes. By gender, the graduate schools have 4,707 male and 4,638 female students.

Graduate Students Gender Distribution - Duke University, Fall 2015
Men Students4,707
Women Students4,638

Graduate Student Race Distribution

By race/ethnicity, in Fall 2015, 4,643 White, 480 Black, and 892 Asian students are attending at Duke University. Detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in below chart.

Graduate Students Race Distribution - Duke University, Fall 2015
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islnader
Two or more races280

Graduate Student Age Distribution

192 students are younger than 22 and 548 students are older than 65. The school has 6,621 students aged between 22 and 30 and 1,977 students aged 30 to 40.

Graduate Students Age Distribution - Duke University, Fall 2013
21 & Under192
40 & Over548

Online Classes (Distance Learning) Enrollment

Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially who want to continue education and work in field. At Duke University, 0 students are enrolled exclusively in online cources and 300 students are enrolled in some online course.

Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution - Duke University, Fall 2013
Total Enrollment8,821
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses0
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses300
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses8,521
Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location - Duke University, Fall 2013
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses0
North Carolina Resident0
Other State In U.S.0
Outside of U.S.0

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