Experience Duke for Yourself
Duke cannot be fully captured through words or images. Maybe it’s the warmth and welcoming spirit you feel from both students and faculty. Maybe it’s the feeling of connection, collaboration, and creativity all around you. Whatever it is, from the minute you step on campus, you’ll feel what makes Duke special.
01 - Campus Tours and Information Sessions
Our 45-minute information sessions include overviews of our academic opportunities, student life, admissions process, and financial aid, as well as opportunities to ask admissions officers questions. Information sessions are followed by a 90-minute student-led walking tour through West Campus.
If you’d like to stay on campus, the Four Diamond rated Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club sits right on the Duke University Golf Course. Built in the style of an English country inn, the Washington Duke is renowned for its lovely setting and gracious southern hospitality. Call (800) 443-3853 for information and reservations, or book your reservation online now.
Adjacent to the Fuqua School of Business, the Four Diamond JB Duke Hotel is just steps from Duke’s storied athletic and education venues. The JB Duke’s modern amenities coupled with sleek accommodations and sophisticated style provide for a unique twist on Southern hospitality. Call (844) 490-7100 for reservations or book online.
02 - Group Visits
Reserved for a group of 10 or more prospective students in high school visiting Duke together. Please arrange at least three weeks in advance.
Due to ongoing renovations to our auditorium space, we are limited in the ability to host group visits in the 2019-2020 academic year. We can accommodate self-guided tours, and will provide our campus maps to help facilitate the exploration of campus.
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03 - Other Tours
Pratt School of Engineering
Explore Pratt’s newest facilities and get information on various opportunities available to engineering students. Reservations are required.
Duke Kunshan University
Learn more about Duke’s campus in China through information sessions held on Fridays at the Duke Kunshan University Office of Recruitment. Advance registration is required.
Rubenstein Arts Center
If you are interested in the arts at Duke, schedule a tour with a student arts ambassador to explore this state-of-the art facility. Tour request forms must be submitted at least one week in advance.
Nasher Museum of Art
Check out the collection’s rotating exhibitions and permanent installations. Plan your visit with the self-guided tour map.
Cameron Indoor Stadium
Discover the Duke Basketball Museum & Duke Athletics Hall of Fame, located adjacent to Cameron in the Schwartz-Butters Athletic Center.
Tours of the Duke University Marine Laboratory, located about 180 miles east of Duke’s main campus, are available to high school or college-aged students who are interested in enrolling.
The Lemur Center
Visit Duke’s internationally acclaimed Lemur Center to acquaint yourself with any of the 240 animals across 17 species housed at the noninvasive research facility.
01 - Attend a Class
During your visit, we invite you to observe an undergraduate class. Just find a course that piques your interest and contact the professor via email to coordinate your visit.
Duke provides Army, Navy, and Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) programs for interested students, all of which offer the possibility of financial aid. Representatives from each division are available to answer specific questions.
03 - Duke in Your Area
EXPLORING COLLEGE OPTIONS
For over 25 years, Duke has partnered with Georgetown, Harvard, the University of Pennsylvania, and Stanford to host Exploring College Options. Every spring and fall, representatives from the five schools offer brief presentations and answer questions about what distinguishes one university from another, what highly selective colleges look for in the selection process, and what you can do to enhance your college applications.
Every fall our admissions officers host informational presentations in locations throughout the United States to provide an overview of our academic and signature opportunities and share information about the application and financial aid processes.
Duke partners with other select universities every spring and fall to host public information sessions in locations throughout the world. Admission directors from each institution give brief presentations about their undergraduate programs and provide an overview of admission and financial aid policies and procedures.