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Duke University Graduate School
2127 Campus Drive
Box 90065
Durham, NC 27708 USA

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Online Application

Welcome to the Duke University Graduate School electronic online application service. We are pleased that you are considering graduate study at Duke.

We offer this service to make the process of applying for admission to our graduate programs as convenient and efficient as possible. All of the forms and instructions you will need are available to you here at our website.

Please note that our Admissions FAQs page contains answers to many questions that applicants have about the online application process. You may find it useful to keep the FAQs page open on your desktop as you complete your application. (In addition to reading through our FAQs, you may also want to read the transcripts of our Application Requirements online chat sessions.)

Our online application is part of the ApplyYourself Application Network. You will be instructed to set up an account and password so that you can save and access your application at any time. The Graduate School only accepts online applications.  Please do not send paper copies of your application documents to the Graduate School unless we ask that you do so.

The 2014 application is closed. The 2015 application will be available in August 2014.

Application System Requirements
  • You will need a web browser that has Javascript activated.
  • Pop-up blockers should be disabled.
  • You must logout of the online application after each session.
  • If you are using Microsoft Internet Explorer, it must not be running in compatibility mode.

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