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Duke University PhD in Electrical Engineering

40 Doctor's Degrees Awarded

The main focus area for this major is Electrical Engineering. For more details on this concentration, visit its profile page.

Electrical Engineering is a major offered under the engineering program of study at Duke University. Here, you’ll find out more about the major doctor’s degree program in EE, including such details as the number of graduates, diversity of students, and more.

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How Much Does a Doctorate in EE from Duke Cost?

$59,140 Average Tuition and Fees

Duke Graduate Tuition and Fees

Part-time graduates at Duke paid an average of $3,360 per credit hour in 2019-2020. This tuition was the same for both in-state and out-of-state students. Information about average full-time graduate student tuition and fees is shown in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $57,900 $57,900
Fees $1,240 $1,240

Does Duke Offer an Online PhD in EE?

Duke does not offer an online option for its EE doctor’s degree program at this time. To see if the school offers distance learning options in other areas, visit the Duke Online Learning page.

Duke Doctorate Student Diversity for EE

40 Doctor's Degrees Awarded
15.0% Women
10.0% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There were 40 doctor’s degrees in EE awarded during the 2019-2020 academic year. Information about those students is shown below.

Male-to-Female Ratio

Women made up around 15.0% of the EE students who took home a doctor’s degree in 2019-2020. This is less than the nationwide number of 17.2%.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Of those graduates who received a doctor’s degree in EE at Duke in 2019-2020, 10.0% were racial-ethnic minorities*. This is about the same as the nationwide number of 9%.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 2
Native American or Alaska Native 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
White 9
International Students 26
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

PhD in EE Focus Areas at Duke

Electrical Engineering students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas.

Focus Area Annual Graduates
Electrical Engineering 40

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*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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