Admission into Duke Summer College is competitive. We carefully consider and weigh every component of your application during our review. We look for students who have strong character, a commitment to service, and a history of academic excellence. Students who are currently in grades 10 – 12 are eligible to apply.
If English is not your first language, you must submit scores from one of the following English language exams:
- Internet-based TOEFL (95 minimum, 100 preferred)
- IELTS (7.0 minimum)
- Duke University’s EIS exam
Interested in Duke’s EIS exam? Learn more here.
All international students (i.e., non-U.S. citizens or non-U.S. permanent residents) are required to obtain an F-1 Student Visa in order to attend Duke University Summer College for High School Students. Once you have been accepted into the program and have paid your program fee you will receive information about how to complete your visa application process through Duke Visa Services. It is important that you apply for your visa as soon as you have been notified that you can. You should not plan on entering the country using a tourist visa (B-1/B-2) if the intention is to enroll in Summer College for High School Students. If you have questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
|December 3, 2018||Applications Open|
|April 15, 2019||Final Deadline for Applications|
|April 15, 2019||Program Fee Balance Due|
|May 14, 2019||CampDoc Forms Due|
|July 7, 2019||Program Start (Arrival)|
|August 2, 2019||Program End (Departure)|
We review applications on a rolling basis. Your application will be reviewed when you have submitted all of your supplementary materials (see Application Directions for more information). It is your responsibility to ensure that your application is complete. Applicants typically receive an admissions decision within three weeks of submitting a complete application. Because seats in popular courses fill up quickly, we strongly encourage you to apply early to increase your chances of getting into one of your top course choices.