Duke University : Global Education for Undergraduates

Financial Information

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
Tuition: $25,860
Housing: $4,247
Meal Plan: $2,227-$3,433
Books and Personal Expenses: $1,733
Health Fee (mandatory): $397
Health Insurance (mandatory):** $1,246
Student Activity Fee: $131.50
Student Services Fee: $218
Recreation Fee: $143.50
Residential Programming Fee: $51

Academic Year 2017-2018
Tuition: $51,720
Housing: $8,548
Meal Plan: $4,454-$6,866
Books and Personal Expenses: $3,466
Health Fee (mandatory) : $794
Health Insurance (mandatory): $2,950
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.

Duke Student Health Insurance

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.

Financial Aid & Scholarships

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

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    • Winters have always represented a special time of year for me. Moreover, one of my dearest memories from my childhood include snow, friends, family, crêpes, and a hill near my grandparents home in Bosnia.

      The winter at Duke has found its place into my collection of winter memories. Thanks to all people in the photo, and some others who are not in the picture, for making my year at Central so fun and, well, crazy!

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