2010 Duke University transfer

Common App

Yes

Transfer Deadline

Mar. 15 (F)

Requirements
  • SAT I or ACT: required with writing
  • SAT II: 2
  • Recommendation letter(s): 2
  • Minimum credits
  • Others
If you have attended any college or university in the past four years and will have received at least one year's worth of transferable credit by August, you qualify to apply to Duke as a transfer student.
  • Documents
    • Common Application and Supplemental Application
    • $75 Transfer Application Fee
    • 2 Academic Teacher Evaluations
    • SAT w/Writing and 2 SAT Subject Tests or ACT w/Writing
    • School-specific: Arts 
    • Final high school transcript
    • Recent college transcript, a report from your college
Contact Info
  • Address
2138 Campus Drive, Box 90586
Durham, NC 27708
United States of America
  • Phone: 919-684-3214
  • Fax: 919 668-1661
  • Email: undergrad-admissions@duke.edu
Essay Questions
Common Apps
  • Please briefly elaborate on one of your extracurricular activities or work experiences in the space below (150 words or fewer, 1000 character maximum). 
  • Please provide a statement (250 words minimum) that addresses your reasons for transferring and the objectives you hope to achieve.
  • Include any additional information that you would like to provide regarding special circumstances, additional qualifications, etc. (1000 characters)
 Supplements 
  • (For engineering applicants only) If you are applying to the Pratt School of Engineering, please discuss why you want to study engineering and why you would like to study at Duke. 
  • (For transfer Applicants only) Consider the books, essays, poems, or journal articles you have read over the last year or two, either for school or leisure. Please discuss the way in which one of them has changed your understanding of the world, other people, or yourself.
  • (For transfer Applicants only) If you want to transfer to Trinity College of Arts & Sciences, please discuss why you consider Duke a good match for you. Is there something in particular at Duke that attracts you? If you want to transfer to the Pratt School of Engineering, please be sure to answer question a above. 
  • (For arts & sciences applicants only) If you are applying to Trinity College of Arts & Sciences, please discuss why you consider Duke a good match for you. Is there something in particular at Duke that attracts you? Please limit your response to one or two paragraphs. 
  • (Optional) If you have participated in any significant research activity outside of school, please provide a brief description and limit your response to one or two paragraphs.
  • (Optional) We seek to understand and appreciate you as an individual. If there is a parent, sibling, other relative, or friend who you think could help us do that, we would be happy to receive a one-page letter from one of them. (It must be mailed to our office by January 2, 2011.) This optional information will be considered in our understanding of you as a person, but will not be formally evaluated as part of your application.
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