Expenses at Duke depend somewhat upon a student's individual needs, but there are certain basic charges that apply to all students.
The following are the estimated costs for the 2017-2018 academic year. Costs are subject to change and will be updated as information becomes available.
Fall Semester 2017
Meal Plan: $2,227-$3,433
Books and Personal Expenses: $1,733
Health Fee (mandatory): $397
Health Insurance (mandatory):** $1,200
Student Activity Fee: $131.50
Student Services Fee: $218
Recreation Fee: $143.50
Residential Programming Fee: $51
Academic Year 2017-2018
Meal Plan: $4,454-$6,866
Books and Personal Expenses: $3,466
Health Fee (mandatory) : $794
Health Insurance (mandatory): $2,525
Student Activity Fee: $263
Student Services Fee: $436
Recreation Fee : $287
Residential Programming Fee: $102
NOTE: These figures do not include housing and meals during vacation periods.Housing is available at Duke only during the academic semesters, and is not available during the summers and vacations.
NOTE: Personal living expenses are not included in these estimates.
All international students are required to purchase the Duke Student Mandatory Insurance Plan (SMIP), regardless of coverage by other insurance plans. **Students attending Duke for the fall semester only may request a prorated refund for the spring portion of the premium.
No financial aid or scholarships are available for the Undergraduate Visiting International Student Program.
Financial arrangements with our global partners vary. Please see your home institution or contact UVIS Program administrators for details.
Last revised: 21 March 2017