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Is Duke a Good School for the Money?

Below Average National Value
Unknown In-State Value
$198,427 Avg Total Cost

Duke University Value Report

What is a Duke degree worth? College Factual's value analysis compares Duke with other schools of similar quality to see if it's priced fairly.

Below Average Value Nationwide

Below Average National Value
Top 1% National Quality
Expensive Price

Duke University is ranked #2,184 out of 2,223 for value nationwide.

Based on our analysis of other colleges at similar price points, we believe Duke University is overpriced for the quality education it provides. (This takes into account average financial aid and may not apply to you if you have further scholarships, grant or aid provided to you.)

National Value Ranking  2184 out of 2223
Great Value
National Value Score  2.54 out of 100
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

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*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

We're Looking at a Total Cost of $198,427 for a Duke Degree

On average, a bachelor's degree from Duke will cost you about $198,427. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $48,634 and a typical 4.08 years to graduate.

Average Yearly Cost$48,634
Average Years to Graduate4.08
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree$198,427

Many Factors Affect Net Price

Consider the average Duke student takes 4.08 years to complete their degree. If you can complete your degree faster than that you will save money. This is just one way your Duke degree may cost less than average.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$114,415 In-State With Aid
$314,442 Avg Cost No Aid
4.08 Years to Graduate

Net price can vary based on your unique situation.

Look at the table below to determine your likely cost of a bachelor's degree at Duke.

Nationwide Value by Aid GroupAvg Degree CostValue RankValue Grade
Students with no Aid$314,442#0F
All Students$198,427#2,184F
Only Students Receiving Aid$114,415#270A
In-State Value by Aid GroupAvg Degree CostValue RankValue Grade
Students with no Aid$314,442#F
All Students$198,427#F
Only Students Receiving Aid$114,415#F

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of North Carolina.

About 63% of Duke students receive financial aid. Get more details on what Duke financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Finance The Gap

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates average total cost by multiplying net price by time to graduation. We then compare the average total cost to other schools of a similar quality to determine value. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.


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