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I'm applying for admission to Duke

Are you applying for admission? Continue reading on this page to learn more about the financial aid application steps, the timeline for the process, and more.

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I'm a current Duke student

Current Duke students renew their aid applications every year. Click the link below to learn more about what you'll need to submit for your renewal application.

Renew Your Aid

Did you know? You'll submit a new aid application each year you're at Duke, with updated income and asset information. If your family's financial circumstances remain similar year to year, you can expect your aid to be similar as well.

How It Works

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1. Estimate

Determine your approximate cost.

Estimate Your Aid
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2. Apply

Complete your application.

Steps for applying
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3. Review

Receive and review your financial aid offer with your offer of admission.

Your Aid Offer

Estimate your cost

Use our interactive cost calculators to get a sense of how much aid you might be eligible for.

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Determine your next steps

Learn more about the steps necessary for you to complete your financial aid application on the Admissions website.

Visit the Admissions site

November 1: Early Decision Deadline

Complete your FAFSA and CSS Profile by November 1, and keep an eye on your applicant portal to see if we request any additional documents. Please submit any additional requested documents promptly!

February 1: Regular Decision Deadline

Complete your FAFSA and CSS Profile by February 1, and keep an eye on your applicant portal to see if we request any additional documents. Please submit any additional requested documents promptly!

If your aid application isn't complete by the deadline, you might not receive your financial aid offer when you receive your offer of admission. 

We'll keep processing financial aid applications as they come in, however, so please get your FAFSA and CSS Profile (and any extra documents) in as soon as you can!