Application Deadlines

Applications are accepted in rounds for fall or spring entry, except as noted

Deadlines

ON-CAMPUS Master of Engineering Programs

Fall Entry

All disciplines accept applications for fall entry.

For Application Round Applications Received by Receive Decision Notification by With Reply Required by
1 January 15 March 15 April 15
2 March 15 April 15 May 1

Spring Entry

These disciplines accept applications for spring entry:

These disciplines do not accept applications for spring entry:

  • Artificial Intelligence for Product Innovation
  • Cybersecurity
  • Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • Financial Technology (FinTech)
For Application Round* Applications Received by Receive Decision Notification by With Reply Required by
1 October 1 October 15 November 1
2 November 1 December 1 December 15

 *Applying from another country: International students requiring an F1 visa must apply no later than Round 1. International students wishing to transfer their currently active F-1 visa may apply in Round 2.

ONLINE Master of Engineering Programs

Fall Entry Only

These online degree programs accept applications for fall entry only:

For Application Round Applications Received by Receive Decision Notification by With Reply Required by
1 January 15 March 15 April 15
2 April 15 May 15 June 1

ONLINE Graduate Certificate Programs

Fall Entry Only

These online graduate certificate programs accept for fall entry only:

For Application Round Applications Received by Receive Decision Notification by With Reply Required by
1 January 15 March 15 April 15
2 April 15 May 15 June 1

Important Notes

  • Applicants should submit materials as early as possible before the deadlines listed above
  • To be considered in a round, the application and all supporting documents must be received by the date indicated
  • In some cases, a Duke Master of Engineering program may postpone a decision to the next round
  • Admitted students may request to defer admission to a future term—contact Duke for more information

Questions? Contact the Admissions Team at pratt_masters@duke.edu.