Important Deadlines

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, please see the Applying for Aid guide.


A group of students

For Students Applying to Attend in 2018-19

Early Decision Applicants

  US Citizens and Permanent Residents Foreign Nationals DACA and Undocumented Students
November 15

CSS Profile (and Household "B"/Non-custodial Profile if applicable)

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Some applicants may be required to submit taxes and/or additional documentation to the College Board.

If this is the case, you will receive an email communication from the College Board providing you with instructions on how to submit any additional requirements through their online IDOC service.

If you do not receive a request to submit additional information, the Karsh Office of Undergraduate Financial Support has enough information to provide an estimated financial aid award at the time of admission. 


A student studying in Perkins Library, possibly Bostock

Regular Decision Applicants

  US Citizens and Permanent Residents Foreign Nationals DACA and Undocumented Students
February 1

CSS Profile (and Household "B"/Non-custodial Profile if applicable)

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FAFSA N/A N/A

Some applicants may be required to submit taxes and/or additional documentation to the College Board.

If this is the case, you will receive an email communication from the College Board providing you with instructions on how to submit any additional requirements through their online IDOC service. 

If you do not receive a request to submit additional information, the Karsh Office of Undergraduate Financial Support has enough information to provide a financial aid award at the time of admission.