Important Deadlines

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The deadlines for financial aid applications will differ depending on whether you apply through the early or regular decision process. Use the chart below to find out when you'll need to submit your information to Duke, and for a complete list of steps, click here.

Young students

Early Decision Applicants

November 1

November 15

December 15

  • Financial aid estimates provided to students

April 1

April 15

May 15

  • Final aid awards issued to students

Student studying

Regular Decision Applicants

January 1

• Admissions Common or Universal Application due

March 1

• FAFSACSS Profile, and Noncustodial Profile Applications due

• 2015 Tax and wage documents due to the College Board IDOC service

• Noncustodial parent tax and wage documents due to the Office of Undergraduate Financial Aid


April 1

• Financial aid awards issued to incoming students