Summer Study

Summer 2020 tuition rates can be found on Duke's Summer session website.

To view summer 2020 online course listings, see Summer 1 courses and Summer 2 courses.

 


Semester Study (Undergraduate)

Costs for the program will be listed on students’ accounts by the Duke University Bursar's Office approximately six weeks prior to the beginning of the academic session.

Duke students on other payment plans should consult with the Bursar's Office. In the case of some non-Duke students whose home institutions have requested a special billing plan, billing will be issued by the student's home institution.

Fall 2019 Tuition & Fees

August 26–December 13, 2019

Tuition (per semester) $27,940
Room and Board $3,636
(double)
$4,837
(single)
 

$4,429
(board)

$298.96
(NC sales tax)

Health Fee (per semester)

$417

Marine Lab Activity Fee (per semester)

Covers social and recreational space and equipment expenses

 

$150 

For graduate students living off the island, fee is $75.

Transcript Fee (for non-Duke students) $40

Student Accident and Sickness Insurance Premium 

Insurance will be waived with proof of student's current insurance policy. This is a yearly rate and can be pro-rated by semester. Please contact shs-insurance@duke.edu to receive a pro-rated amount.

$1,767.50 (August - December)

($3,535.00 Annual)

Additional Costs - Field Trip Course

Trip fee is posted on students’ Duke bursar bill and usually includes in-country food, lodging, activity fees, and course-related transportation. There are exceptions. Students should check with the instructor for details. Airfare is not included. 

See the Travel Courses page for updated fee information.

  • Tropical Marine Ecology (Panama)
$1,350 approximately

Spring 2020 Tuition & Fees

January 08–May 1, 2020

Tuition (per semester) $27,940
Room and Board

$3,636
(double room)

$4,837
(single)
 

$4,429
(board)

$298.96
(NC sales tax)

Health Fee (per semester)

$417

Marine Lab Activity Fee (per semester)

Covers social and recreational space and equipment expenses

$150 

For graduate students living off the island, fee is $75.

Transcript Fee (for non-Duke students) $40

Student Accident and Sickness Insurance Premium

Insurance will be waived with proof of student's current insurance policy. This is a yearly rate and can be pro-rated by semester. Please contact shs-insurance@duke.edu to receive a pro-rated amount.

$1,767.50 (January - May)

($3535.00 Annual)

Additional Costs - Travel Course Fees

Trip fee is posted on students’ Duke bursar bill and usually includes in-country food, lodging, activity fees, and on-site course-related transportation. There are exceptions. Students should check with the instructor for details. Airfare is not included. 

See the Travel Courses page for updated fee information.

  • Biology and Conservation of Sea Turtles
$1,900 approximately
  • Marine Ecology
$3,540 approximately
  • Community-Based Marine Conservation
$1,700 approximately
  • Marine Conservation Biology (grads only)
$1,500 approximately
  • Urban Tropical Ecology
$1,500 approximately

 


Manage Your Bill Online

Please note that bills are no longer mailed to students/families. It is the responsibility of both Duke and non-Duke students to access their accounts online at www.bursar.duke.edu using their Net ID and password. The amount due is payable by the due date. Inquiries can be made by e-mail (bursar@duke.edu) or by telephone (919-684-3531).

Payment options can be found here: http://finance.duke.edu/bursar/Payments/index.php

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Financial aid and scholarships are available for both Duke and non-Duke scholars to study at the Marine Lab. For Duke undergraduate students on financial aid, your aid applies at the Marine Lab for semester and/or summer study.

Scholarships & Financial Aid Info