General Admission Information

The application fee is $85 for applying undergraduate school and $85 for graduate school at Duke University. Next table presents general admission information at Duke University.
General Admission Information of Duke University
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$85
Graduate Application Fees$85
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedAdvanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedBachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)

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Admission Statistics

17,281 men and 18,505 women applied to Duke University and 1,555 men and 1,665 women students were accepted. Among them, 824 men and 932 women were enrolled into the school (Fall 2018). Following table shows the Duke University Admission Statistics including admission stats, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate). For academic year 2018-19, the acceptance rate is 9.00% and yield is 55.01% at Duke University.
Acceptance Ratio 9.00%9.00%9.00%
Yield 55.01%52.99%55.98%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For academic year 2018-2019, 928 students (53% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 1,252 students (72%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing and SAT Math is 1,570 and 25th percentile score is 1,450. For ACT scores, 75th percentile score of Composite, Math, and English is 105 and 25th percentile score is 96. Next table shows detail SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at Duke University.
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing710770
SAT Math740800
ACT Composite3335
ACT Math3135
ACT English3235
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Duke University are competitive and high when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,458, ACT: 97 - Private (not-for-profit) Research University (very high research activity)).

Application Requirements

There are 4 requirements and 3 recommendations to submit when you apply to Duke University. The school requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript) and Completion of College Preparatory Program for its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA, High School Rank and High School Record (or Transcript). Next table summarizes Duke University application requirements.
Admission Requirements at Duke University
High School GPARecommended
High School RankRecommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRequired
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesConsidered but not Required
Admission Test ScoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Considered but not Required

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