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Duke Tuition & Fees Report

Expensive In-State Tuition & Fees
Expensive Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

How Much Does Duke University Cost?

Are the tuition & fee charges at Duke University reasonable when compared to nationwide averages? Find out here. If you're looking for specific information on Duke costs, you can go to any of the following sections:

How Much Does Duke Charge for Tuition?

$60,244 In-State Tuition & Fees
$60,244 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

Combined tuition and fees at Duke University for the 2020-2021 academic year was $60,244 for undergraduates. There was no discount for in-state students.

Tuition & Fees$58,085$2,159$60,244

These tuition and fees costs include one year of academic instruction, but do not cover room and board.

Remeber that many students qualify for scholarships and financial aid that will lower the amount they have to pay.

How much does Duke University cost for part-time students?

Go to the Cost Per Credit Hour page for details.

How Do Duke Tuition & Fees Compare to Other Schools?

At the national level, average out-of-state tuition and fees are $19,933 a year. With yearly tuition and fees charges running about $60,244 for out-of-state undergrads, Duke University is relatively expensive when compared to other schools in the country. Students do not receive any discounts for living in North Carolina.

The chart below shows how Duke compares to other schools nationwide, in the region, and in the state.

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Remember to also consider financial aid when trying to decide if you can afford to go to a particular school. For more details on that, see: Duke University Financial Aid.

Duke Tuition & Fees Five Year Projection

2.77% Tuition Increase
0.35% Fee Increase
$264,407 Est. 4-Year Cost

Over the past five years, Duke tuition and fees has grown by a rate of 2.67% annually. The tuition increased by 2.77%, and fees by 0.35%. If costs keep growing at the same rate students will be charged $63,509 this school year.

This means an estimated $128,716 for two years of out-of-state tuition and fees at Duke, and $264,407 for four years.

These numbers don't include room and board, transportation or books.

The following chart shows projected upcoming tuition and fees for undergraduates at Duke.


Don't Ignore Cost Increases

Be aware of just how much the tuition and fees are increasing each year. At most colleges undergrads will wind up spending more on their last year of school compared to what they did for their first.

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