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Duke University

Durham, NC
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Visiting and Contact Info

Visiting And Contact Information

2138 Campus Drive

Box 90586

Durham, NC 27708-0586

United States

Phone: 919-684-3214

Fax: 9196681661


Admissions Office Contact Info
Admissions Office Address:Office of Undergraduate Admissions
2138 Campus Dr.
Durham, NC 27708
Admissions Office Phone:919/6843214
Admissions Office Fax:919/6818941

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Experience College Life
Most Popular Places on Campus:Duke Chapel
Primate Center
Sarah P. Duke Gardens
Duke Forest
Levine Science Research Center
Most Popular Places Off Campus:Duke Homestead
N.C. Museum of Life and Science
Durham Bulls Athletic Park
Ninth Street
Southpointe Mall

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Campus Tours
Campus Visiting Center:No
Campus Tours:Yes
     Appointment Required:No
     Tour Dates:Year-round
Average Length:1 hour

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On Campus Interviews
On Campus Interviews:Yes
Start Date for High School Juniors:June 1 between junior and senior years
Appointment Required:Required
Advance Notice:Yes
Length of Advance Notice:1 week
Saturday Appointments Available:No
Average Length of Interview:30 min.
Information Sessions:Available
Times:Varies throughout the year (see Web site)

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Class Visits
Dates Available:Year-round

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Overnight Dorm Stays
Overnight Dorm Stays:Available
Advance Notice:Other
Any Limitations:1-night stay; high school seniors. Contact Student Locator Service, 919/6843322

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Types of Transportation Available to Campus:
The Raleigh-Durham International Airport is 18 miles from campus. Limousines, taxis, and rental cars are available at the airport. Amtrak trains serve Raleigh and Durham. You must make your own arrangements for transportation from there to campus. Greyhound bus service is available to Durham, approximately 3 miles from campus. Taxis are available at the station.
Driving Instructions to Campus:
From I-40 (from Raleigh and the airport), bear right onto Durham Freeway north (NC Rte. 147); continue into Durham and exit at Swift Ave./Duke University-East Campus. Turn left at the top of the ramp; turn right at flashing light (Campus Dr.). Proceed for 1 mile to the admissions office; the driveway is to the right as you approach the traffic circle. From I-85 S., take the exit for 15-501 S. Bypass-Duke University/Chapel Hill; proceed for 2 miles and exit at the sign for NC 751/Duke University. Turn left on Rte. 751 and go 1 mile to the 4th stoplight; turn left onto Duke University Rd. and continue for 1 mile. Turn left onto Chapel Dr. at the stone pillars. At the circle, turn right onto Campus Dr.; the admissions office is the first building on the left. From I-85 N., exit onto Rte. 70 E. at the sign to NC 751/Duke University. Proceed on Rte. 70 for 2 miles to the intersection with Rte. 751; turn right onto Rte. 751 for approximately 4.5 Turn left at the fifth stoplight (Duke University Rd.) and proceed for 1 mile; turn left onto Chapel Dr. at the stone pillars. At the circle, turn right onto Campus Dr.; the admissions office is the first building on the left.
Local Accommodations: Near By:
The Millennium Hotel-Durham (2800 Campus Walk Ave.; 800-633-5379) and the Durham Hilton (3800 Hillsborough Rd.; 919-383-8033 or 800-445-8667) are a short drive from campus. The inexpensive Brookwood Inn (2306 Elba St.; 919-286-3111 or 800-716-6401) is across the street from the university hospital and has a shuttle to campus. The Washington Duke Inn and Golf Club (3001 Cameron Blvd.; 919-490-0999 or 800-443-3853) is convenient to campus. The inn has a golf course, with tennis and swimming facilities nearby. A complimentary shuttle service is available within the city of Durham.
Local Accommodations: Far Away:
Several bed and breakfast inns are also in Durham, not too far from campus, including: Arrowhead Inn Bed and Breakfast (106 Mason Rd., Durham; 919-477-8430), Morehead Manor (914 Vickers Ave.; 919-687-4366 or 888-437-6333), and Old North Durham Inn (922 North Mangum St.; 919-683-1885).

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Visiting and Contact Info

  • Admissions Office Address:
  • Office of Undergraduate Admissions
    2138 Campus Dr.
    Durham, NC 27708
    Phone: 919/-684-3214
    Fax: 919/-681-8941
  • Visiting Center:
  • Campus Tours:
  • On Campus Interviews:
  • Overnight Dorm Stays:
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