Duke University Admissions

The application fee is $85 for applying undergraduate school and $85 for graduate school at Duke University. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$85
Graduate Application Fees$85
Admission Informationwww.admissions.duke.edu
Online Applicationadmissions.duke.edu/application/instructions
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

For academic year 2018-19, the acceptance rate is 9.00% and yield is 55.01%. 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 and chart show the admission statistics including number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants35,78617,28118,505
Admitted3,2211,5551,665
Enrolled1,772824932
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 is 770 and 25th percentile is 710. The SAT Math score is 800 (75th) and 740 (25th). The submitted ACT score is 105 (75th percentile) and 105 (25th percentile). .
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: 1,460, ACT: 96 - Private (not-for-profit) Research University (very high research activity)).

Application Requirements

Duke University requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript) and Completion of College Preparatory Program to 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.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and required years of subject, see Duke University online application page .
Admission Requirements
High School GPARecommended
High School RankRecommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLRecommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended