The Pratt School of Engineering at Duke University

Engineering School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions Liz Hutton
Application deadline (U.S. residents) December 8
Application fee (U.S. residents) $75
Application deadline (international students) December 8
Application fee (international students) $75

The Pratt School of Engineering at Duke University

Admissions Statistics

Total applicants (master’s and Ph.D.) 4,107
Total acceptances (master’s and Ph.D.) 946
Overall acceptance rate 23.0% – Low

Master’s Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.50
Average GRE 554 verbal
771 quantitative
3.74 analytical writing

Doctoral Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.60
Average GRE 599 verbal
780 quantitative
4.22 analytical writing
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 550 paper test
83 internet-based test

Department Contacts

Aerospace engineering N/A
Biological/Agricultural engineering N/A
Architecture N/A
Biomedical engineering http:/​/​bme.​duke.​edu
(919) 660-5131
[email protected]
Chemical engineering N/A
Civil engineering http:/​/​cee.​duke.​edu
(919) 660-5200
[email protected]
Computer engineering http:/​/​www.​ee.​duke.​edu
(919) 660-5252
[email protected]
Computer science http:/​/​www.​cs.​duke.​edu
(919) 660-6530
[email protected]
Electrical engineering http:/​/​www.​ee.​duke.​edu
(919) 660-5252
[email protected]
Engineering management http:/​/​memp.​pratt.​duke.​edu/​
(919) 660-5455
[email protected]
Engineering science and engineering physics N/A
Environmental engineering http:/​/​cee.​duke.​edu
(919) 660-5200
[email protected]
Industrial engineering N/A
Materials engineering http:/​/​www.​mems.​duke.​edu
(919) 660-5310
[email protected]
Mechanical engineering http:/​/​www.​mems.​duke.​edu
(919) 660-5310
[email protected]
Mining N/A
Nuclear engineering N/A
Petroleum engineering N/A
Other engineering programs http:/​/​/​/​meng.​pratt.​duke.​edu/​about
(919) 660-5455
[email protected]

Engineering School Academics

Enrollment

Total graduate engineering enrollment 907
Master’s (full-time) 382
Master’s (part-time) 49
Ph.D. (full-time) 476
Ph.D. (part-time) 0

Graduates (2011)

Total graduates 287
Total master’s graduates 224
International master’s graduates 49.6%
Minority master’s graduates 20.1%
Female master’s graduates 27.2%
Total Ph.D. graduates 63
International Ph.D. graduates 42.9%
Minority Ph.D. graduates 15.9%
Female Ph.D. graduates 20.6%

Programs

100.0 percent of students reported specialty information. Totals may exceed 100% due to students with multiple specialities.

Program Faculty Student Specialization
Biomedical 27 24.6%
Civil 18 6.3%
Computer engineering 0 N/A
Computer science 21 10.3%
Electrical 30 21.3%
Engineering management 14 25.7%
Environmental 0 N/A
Materials 0 N/A
Mechanical 23 6.9%
Other 1 5%

Faculty (2011-2012)

Full-time faculty 118
Part-time faculty 16
Full-time faculty elected to the National Academy of Engineering 3

Research (2010-2011)

Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $90,082,000
Full-time faculty engaged in engineering-related research during 2010-2011 academic year 104

Engineering School Ranking

#28 Best Engineering Schools

(6) Ranking by Specialties

#3 in Biomedical / Bioengineering
#29 in Civil
#30 in Computer Engineering
#30 in Electrical / Electronic / Communications
#12 in Environmental / Environmental Health
#27 in Mechanical

Engineering Ranking Scores

Score 55
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 3.7
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 3.7
Overall acceptance rate 23.0% – Low
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students) 774
Ph.D. student/faculty ratio 4.0:1 – High
Ph.D.s granted 63
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $90,082,000
Research expenditures per faculty member $756,991
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering 2.5%
Total graduate engineering enrollment 907

Engineering School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Total graduate engineering enrollment 907

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 858
Minority students 12.7%
International students 55.6%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 49
Minority students 24.5%
International students 4.1%

Engineering School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Lisa Alfman
Financial aid phone (919) 681-1552

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $40,720 per year
Part-time: $1,860 per credit
Required fees $745 per year
Room and board $10,890
Books and supplies $1,240
Miscellaneous expenses $7,665

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 309
Teaching assistants 10
Research assistants 171
Other appointments 386