Summer 2024 Information Coming Soon!

Check back soon for more information on our residential, commuter, Duke Marine Lab, and online course options. Applications open December 13!  

Summer Commuter Program

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Duke Pre-College allows local students to choose a commuter option. Commuter students must arrive to campus each morning and depart campus each afternoon. During their time on campus, commuter students follow the same schedule as residential students.


One-week programs

  • Grades: 6-11
  • Dates: June 30-July 5, July 21-26
  • Tuition: $1,400.00
  • Meals: $125.00


Two-week programs

  • Grades: 6-11
  • Dates: June 16-28, July 7-19
  • Tuition: $2,800.00
  • Meals: $250.00

Duke Pre-College uses a 2-step enrollment process: 

  1. First, students apply to the Pre-College program, indicating their course(s) of interest. View our how to apply page to begin. 
  2. After they receive notification of their acceptance into Duke Pre-College, they enroll in the course(s) indicated in their Pre-College Application.