FAQs for Newly Admitted Students

As a newly admitted student, you probably have a lot of questions. We're here to help! If you can't find the answers you need in the FAQs below, please reach out to us at finaid@duke.edu. We will also be hosting several live question-and-answer sessions online:

Live Q&A Sessions

Download the PowerPoint from the presentation here.

Recorded Session Video (recorded Friday, March 27, 2020)



Your Financial Aid Award


Outside Scholarships


Merit Awards


Appealing your financial aid award


Paying for Duke


Loans and Work Study


International Student Aid


Study Abroad and International Programs


Have more questions? See a full list of our common questions.