Divinity School Duke University

Divinity School Duke University

Durham, NC
student ratio
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
April 1
fall application deadline
acceptance rate
9 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Theology Doctor of Ministry (D Min)
      Doctor of Theology (Th D)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Theological Studies (JD/MTS)
      Master of Arts in Christian Practice (MACP)
      Master of Arts in Christian Studies (MACS)
      Master of Divinity (M Div)
      Master of Divinity/Master of Social Work (M Div/MSW)
      Master of Theological Studies (MTS)
      Master of Theology (Th M)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 162
    • Doctoral Degrees 2
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • 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
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported


61% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 749
    • Accepted 457
    • Acceptance Rate 61
    • Enrolled 257
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline April 1st March 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degrees5 letters of reference, bachelor's degree from regionally-accredited college or university prior to intended date of enrollment, and minimum GPA of 2.75, committment to some form of ordained or lay ministry
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, 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
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 580 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • Tuition *
    • Student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$3,107.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMay 1
    • Types of financial support availableCareer or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, field education stipends

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students624
    • Female Percentage40%
    • Male Percentage60%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students624
    • Part-time Percentage8%
    • Full-time Percentage92%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino4%
    • Black / African American9%
    • White / Caucasian79%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native1%
    • Asian4%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown3%


  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty59
    • Full-time Percentage68%
    • Part-time Percentage32%
    • Female Percentage29%
    • Male Percentage71%


  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchBiblical studies, historical church studies, theological studies, church ministry studies
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$4,179,427

Location & Contact

Divinity School

Duke University

Durham, NC 27708-0586
United States

Dr. Richard Hays


Phone: 919-660-3434
Fax: 919-660-3474
Email: rhays@div.duke.edu

Rev. McKennon Shea

Director of Admissions

Phone: 919-660-3436
Fax: 919-660-3535
Email: admissions@div.duke.edu

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