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Military Quick Facts

  • BAH Rate
    $1,554
  • GI Bill Approved Programs
    YES
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
    YES
  • Approved for Tuition Assistance
    YES
  • Offers College Credit for Military Experience
    NO
  • Awards Credit for CLEP Exam
    NO
  • Awards Credit for DSST Exam
    NO
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Duke University

Duke University is a 4-year, private university located in Durham, NC. Students at Duke University can enroll in bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral, and certificate degree programs.

Duke University Military & Veteran Support Programs

Duke offers the following veteran and military support programs: 

Is Duke University a GI Bill approved school?

Yes, Duke University is a GI Bill approved school. However, you will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is covered by the GI Bill. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Is Duke University a Yellow Ribbon school?

Yes, Duke University is a Yellow Ribbon school.

Eligible military and veteran students may have a portion of their  tuition costs covered, with limited costs out-of-pocket. You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is 100% covered by the Yellow Ribbon. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Does Duke University offer Yellow Ribbon for master’s programs?

Yes, Duke University offers Yellow Ribbon funding for master’s and doctoral programs.  

Eligible students may have up a percentage of their tuition covered, with limited costs out-of-pocket. You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred advanced degree program is in fact covered by the Yellow Ribbon.  For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Is Duke approved for Tuition Assistance (TA)?

Yes, Duke is approved for Tuition Assistance (TA).

Duke University programs that do not charge tuition on a flat rate may be eligible for Tuition Assistance (TA) through the DoD.

Duke University is approved to utilize TA benefits only for the following programs:

  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Arts in Liberal Studies
  • Master of Engineering or Master of Engineering Management
  • Master of Science
  • Master of Science in Nursing
  • Undergraduate

Is Duke approved for TA Benefits for master's programs?

Yes.  The programs listed above are approved for Tuition Assistance for master's programs.

What are Duke’s tuition rates for military and veterans?

Duke’s tuition rate for active military exceeds the Tuition Rate assistance cap of $250 per hour.  This means that the student may have out-of-pocket costs. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

What are Duke’s online tuition rates for military and veterans?

Duke’s online tuition rate for active military does exceed the Tuition Rate assistance cap of $250 per hour.  This means that the student may have out-of-pocket costs. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here

Does Duke University offer online degree programs?

Yes, Duke offers online degree programs. 

Is Duke University a MyCAA school?

Yes, Duke University is a Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) approved school. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Message from Duke University

To these ends, the mission of Duke University is to:

  • Provide a superior liberal education to undergraduate students, attending not only to their intellectual growth but also to their development as adults committed to high ethical standards and full participation as leaders in their communities
  • Prepare future members of the learned professions for lives of skilled and ethical service by providing excellent graduate and professional education
  • Advance the frontiers of knowledge and contribute boldly to the international community of scholarship
  • Promote an intellectual environment built on a commitment to free and open inquiry
  • Help those who suffer, cure disease, and promote health, through sophisticated medical research and thoughtful patient care
  • Provide wide ranging educational opportunities, on and beyond our campuses, for traditional students, active professionals and life-long learners using the power of information technologies
  • Promote a deep appreciation for the range of human difference and potential, a sense of the obligations and rewards of citizenship, and a commitment to learning, freedom and truth.

Military and Veteran Costs
  • Tuition Cost
    $ 51,510
  • GI Bill Coverage
    - $ 24,477
  • Student Veteran Cost
    $ 27,033
  • Tuition Assistance
    - $ 250
  • Military Student Cost
    $ 0
  • This GI Bill coverage is based on full benefits remaining. Any potential costs and coverage should be verified by the university before applying.

Military/Veteran Support

  • BAH - Campus
    $1,554
  • BAH - Online
    $916.50
  • Campus SVA Chapter
    YES
  • Full-Time Veteran Counselor On Campus
    NO
  • Signed VA Principles Of Excellence
    NO
  • Club/Association for Veterans
    NO
  • Veteran Upward Bound Program
    NO
  • 8 Keys to Veterans' Success
    NO
  • Offers ROTC Program
    YES
  • GI Bill Approved Programs
    YES
Academic Support
  • Offers College Credit for Military Experiences
    NO
  • Awards Credit for CLEP Exam
    NO
  • Awards Credit for DSST Exam
    NO
Financial Support
  • Approved for Tuition Assistance
    YES
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
    YES
  • Scholarships for Military
    NO
  • Reduced Tuition for Military
    NO

    Yellow Ribbon Detail

  • Degree level
    Graduate
  • Engineering
  • Amount
    $5,000.00
  • Number
    2
  • Degree level
    Graduate
  • Engineering
  • Amount
    $7,500
  • Number
    4
  • Degree level
    Graduate
  • Environment
  • Amount
    $10,000.00
  • Number
    7
  • Degree level
    Graduate
  • Law
  • Amount
    $10,000.00
  • Number
    1
  • Degree level
    Graduate
  • Law
  • Amount
    $30,000.00
  • Number
    25
  • Degree level
    Graduate
  • Public Policy
  • Amount
    $16,000.00
  • Number
    20
  • Degree level
    Graduate
  • All
  • Amount
    $6,200.00
  • Number
    7
  • Degree level
    Graduate
  • All
  • Amount
    $21,200.00
  • Number
    Unlimited
  • Degree level
    Graduate
  • Business
  • Amount
    $18,000.00
  • Number
    Unlimited
  • Degree level
    Graduate
  • Divinity
  • Amount
    $3,500.00
  • Number
    8
  • Degree level
    Graduate
  • Nursing
  • Amount
    $5,000.00
  • Number
    15
  • Degree level
    Graduate
  • Nursing
  • Amount
    $5,000.00
  • Number
    5
  • Degree level
    Graduate
  • Nursing
  • Amount
    $5,000.00
  • Number
    8
  • Degree level
    Bachelors
  • Engineering
  • Amount
    $5,000.00
  • Number
    3
  • Degree level
    Bachelors
  • Arts & Sciences
  • Amount
    $5,000.00
  • Number
    16
  • Degree level
    Bachelors
  • Nursing
  • Amount
    $5,000.00
  • Number
    20
Costs
  • Undergraduate
    $51,510
    In State
    $51,510
    Out of State
  • Graduate
    $47,590
    In State
    $47,590
    Out of State
  • Textbooks
    $1,300
  • GI Bill Textbook Coverage
    - $1000
  • Total Cost to Student Veteran
    $ 300
Student Population
  • Student Count
    6,626
    Undergraduate
    9,230
    Graduate
    210
    GI Bill Students
  • Male
    50%
    Population
  • Female
    50%
    Population
Affiliation
  • Religious
    United Methodist
  • Ethnicity
    No Ethnic Affiliation
  • Gender
    Coed School
School Information
  • College Type
    Private
  • Setting
    Urban
  • Accreditation Type
    Regional
  • Duration
    4 Year
  • Calendar
    Semesters
  • Online Undergraduate
    No
  • Online Graduate
    Yes
Average Scores
  • Avg. Accepted
    745
    SAT Math
    715
    SAT Evidence-Based Reading & Writing
    33
    ACT
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