For Prospective Students How to Apply

Admissions information and application are available through the Duke Graduate School. Please click the link below and you will be directed to the Graduate School's Admissions page:

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***Please note-For the 2022-2023 UPGG admission application, we do not require the GRE, nor will we be viewing any applicant videos from the Duke grad school application video prompt. Please contact UPGG if you have further questions.

“Application fee waivers are available in a limited number of circumstances and are examined on a case-by-case basis.  Inquiries should be made BEFORE the applicant has submitted the application and should be directed to Dr. Alan Kendrick:

The UPGG admissions committee uses a holistic rubric to review applications, which include (in no particular order): research experience, personal statement, recommendation letters, prior academic performance, diversity, and intellectual fit.