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Duke University

Divinity School

Durham, NC

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Duke University

Overview

Duke University / Divinity School is located in Durham, NC, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts in Christian Studies (MACS)
Master of Arts in Christian Practice (MACP)
Juris Doctor/Master of Theological Studies (JD/MTS)
Master of Divinity/Master of Social Work (M Div/MSW)
Doctor of Theology (Th D)
Doctor of Ministry (D Min)
Master of Theological Studies (MTS)
Master of Divinity (M Div)
Master of Theology (Th M)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 162
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

749
Applied
457
Accepted
257
Enrolled
61%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 1st March 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements 5 letters of reference, bachelor's degree from regionally-accredited college or university prior to intended date of enrollment, minimum GPA of 2.75, commitment to some form of ordained or lay ministry
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements M!Div, MTS or comparable master's degree from institution accredited by ATS; bachelor's degree from regionally-accredited college or university prior to intended date of enrollment; 4 letters of reference; 2-page statement of purpose; one sample of academic writing

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 580
TOEFL IBT score: 93

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards May 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

624
Total Graduate Students
8%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
91%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.53%
Black or African American 9.46%
White or Caucasian 79%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.64%
Asian 3.53%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 3.85%

Gender

Male (59%)
Female (40%)

Faculty

59
Total faculty
Full-time - 40
Part-time - 19
Male (42)
Female (17)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Biblical studies, historical church studies, theological studies, church ministry studies
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
4,179,427

Location & Contact

Address Durham, NC  27708
United States
Contact Dr. Richard Hays
Dean
Email: rhays@div.duke.edu
Phone: 919-660-3434
Fax: 919-660-3474