Admitted Students


We can’t wait for you to join us at Duke. As with any major life decision, there’s lots to do. But you aren’t alone. Learning is a team sport, and we’re here to help you.

Welcome to the Family

The resources below will help you transition into life as a Duke student, complete with access to all the amazing things that make the Duke experience so exceptional.

But first things first: before ordering that celebratory face paint or pair of shoes, make sure you’re informed on the official shade of Duke Blue.

You’ve Been Admitted. Now What?

Learn more about the next steps to joining the Duke University and Duke Engineering community.

Joining the Duke Family

Learn more about the resources available to parents and families as they send their loved ones to join the Duke community.

Financially Supporting Your Duke Journey

Learn more about the opportunities available to make the Duke Experience accessible and affordable. Duke now provides full tuition grants for NC/SC undergraduates with incomes of $150K or less.

Undergraduate Students

Look out for messages from the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. You’ll want to check out their admitted-students resource, which includes all you need to know about Blue Devil Days, virtual events and more.

Contact undergraduate admissions

Master’s Students

To help you move into Duke life, Master’s Programs & Services has prepared the ultimate checklist for admitted students — including details on housing, visas and more.

Contact master’s admissions

PhD Students

Your home academic department will be in touch, and you will receive assistance from Duke’s Graduate School. The school’s guide for admitted students helpfully groups to-dos by month, from admission offer to the start of classes.

Contact graduate school admissions

Welcome to Durham

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You’re gonna love it here.

Duke’s hometown is the serious, funky, laid-back, hardworking, traditional, throw-the-rules-out, mid-sized (but like the TARDIS, bigger on the inside) city of your dreams.