Student Financials for a Semester at Duke

This site consolidates the financial information found across multiple Duke websites and additional information specific to DKU undergraduate Students at Duke. We hope you find it helpful. Please reach out to us at dkurelations@duke.edu with any questions.

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Cost to Attend Duke

All rates provided at this time are estimates and are subject to change. Summer rates are from 2022.

1 Fall and Spring tuition is paid to DKU directly. Summer tuition is for two regular non-science lab courses.

Summer tuition is $3,325 for a science lab course, $1,300 for a half-course and $650 for a quarter-course.

2 Room & Board – Fall and Spring amounts are for double room with A/C. Summer housing is single rooms.

3 US students may have the option to waive Duke's insurance with proof of coverage on another US policy. Non-US students do not have the option to waive Duke's insurance.

4 These are estimates. Actual class selection will determine these costs.

5 These are estimates of basic living expenses for duration of the term.

 

Additional information on the Cost to Attend Duke is provided in the following links:

Explanation of Fees

Student Housing

Dining

Student Health

Billing Schedule

Fall 2022 Bills will go out June 27, 2022 and will be due August 1, 2022. All bills are delivered electronically. A copy of each bill will be sent to you via your Duke e-mail account each time a new e-bill is posted to your DukeHub account.

Spring 2023 Bills will go out November 28, 2022 and will be due January 6, 2023.

Summer 1 2023 Bills will go out April 15, 2023 and will be due May 12, 2023.

Summer 2 2023 Bills will go out May 15, 2023 and will be due June 12, 2023.

Add a Proxy to Your Duke Student Account

Is someone helping you pay your bill at Duke? If so, you can add them to your account. Anyone to whom you have given Proxy Access to view your bills on DukeHub will be copied on the billing emails when they are sent to you. Please visit https://sissoffice.duke.edu/node/1478 (link is external) for instructions on how to grant Proxy Access.

Monthly Payment Plan

Duke University partners with Nelnet to allow students and their parents* to pay monthly payments from July 1 through November 1 for the Fall semester or December 1 through April 1 for the Spring semester for a non-refundable plan enrollment fee of $40. Payments are automatically withdrawn from a domestic bank. Payment plans became available June 1, 2022. Plan deadlines are as follows:

For more information, visit https://mycollegepaymentplan.com/duke/ (link is external) or contact Nelnet at 1-800-609-8056.

For Fall 2022 planning purposes, Nelnet allows monthly payments from July 1 – November for the Fall semesters.

* Proxy payers do not have access to create Nelnet plans through their Duke Hub Account; a student must login through their Duke Hub Account to navigate Nelnet to add authorized payers.

Loans and Federal Aid

Please be reminded that DKU is not a participating school for Title IV funding (the U.S. Federal Student Aid Program) and therefore DKU students are not able to take out a traditional U.S. student loan. Although Duke University has this designation, it is not applicable to DKU students, even while they study at Duke, because Duke is not their home institution. Study Away students are considered guest students from the perspective of the U.S. Federal Student Aid Program. If you have questions about financial aid, please direct them to the DKU Financial Aid office at international-finaid@dukekunshan.edu.cn  and someone will be glad to assist you. Kindly note that the Duke Office of Financial Aid is not able to assist DKU students in this matter.

Holds on Student Accounts

Do you have a hold on your account at Duke or DKU? These will prevent you from signing up for Duke housing and enrolling in classes at Duke or DKU. What to do if you have a hold:

For Outstanding Balances

You can reach out to the Duke Bursar’s Office (bursar@duke.edu) to discuss payment options so that you can show progress toward paying down the balance and request approval for course registration.

Other questions can be directed to dkurelations@duke.edu.

For Student Verification

Duke requests that you verify your personal information. To complete the verification process:

  1. Log into Dukehub.duke.edu
  2. Click on the “Student Verification” link in your Tasks section under My Information in DukeHub.

Special Notes: