Application Fee

An application fee of $75 US is required and may be paid via credit card within our online application.

We offer application fee waivers in a limited number of situations. All requests must be submitted BEFORE the applicant has submitted the application. We are unable to refund fees that are paid before a request is made.

See the chart below for available waivers and the required documentation to include in your request.

If you are a member of any of the following groups:

Please email:

And include the following required information:

Current Duke students, including undergraduate and other graduate students

Duke Student ID and Duke Unique ID

Applicants who have already submitted a Duke graduate admission application and paid an application fee for the same term of admission

Proof of payment to another Duke School

Attendees of select recruiting events

the recruiter who spoke to you at the event

Waiver codes may be available at the event or distributed later. Sign up may be required.

Participants in programs for minority students including Project 1000, the Gates Millennium Scholars program, etc

A signed letter from the program director verifying the applicant's participation

Participants in service-based organizations including Peace Corps and Teach for America

A signed letter from program director verifying the applicant's participation within the past year from application date

Active members, reservists, or veterans of the U.S. armed services

Copy of current orders or DD-214

Fulbright candidates

Proof of Fulbright candidacy