Contact the Admissions Office

With a focus on nursing education, innovations in research and health care, and finding ways to bring better care to people, the Duke University School of Nursing looks for students who are mature and enthusiastic: we seek students who care as much about people as they do about leading nursing in the new century. Whether you are just beginning to consider the right university or already have a focused plan and are ready to apply, the Admissions staff is available to help you. We welcome your email, phone calls and personal visits and look forward to talking with you!

Prospective students interested in attending the School of Nursing are encouraged to start the process by completing our online inquiry form.

Office of Admissions and Student Services
307 Trent Drive
Box 102400
Durham, NC 27710
Toll-free: 877-415-3853
Phone: 919-684-4248
E-mail: SONAdmissions@dm.duke.edu

PhD Inquiries
The application process for the PhD program is coordinated by the Duke University Graduate School. For assistance or information please e-mail: Revonda Huppert at revonda.huppert@duke.edu.

Financial Aid
DUMC 3322, 307 Trent Drive
Durham, NC 27710
Toll-free: 877-344-4680
Phone: 919-684-9663
Fax: 919-684-1520
E-mail: SON_Finaid@mc.duke.edu

Driving Directions to the School of Nursing

From Greensboro and Points West

  • Via 1-85 North: Exit onto N.C. 147 (Durham Freeway).
  • Take first exit off Durham Freeway onto 15-501 S. toward Chapel Hill.
  • Stay in right lane, and take second exit (#107) to N.C. 751.
  • Turn left onto N.C. 751 S., go under the highway, and take next left turn onto Erwin Road.
  • Continue on Erwin Road through a few stoplights until you reach the train tracks. Take a right at Trent Drive, the first light after the train tracks.
  • The School of Nursing will be on your right and the parking garage is ahead on the left. Park in the parking garage and proceed to the School of Nursing.

From Richmond and Points North

  • Via I-85 South: In Durham, take the Hillandale Road exit (#174A).
  • Turn left on Hillandale Road.
  • Stay straight to go onto Fulton Street.
  • Turn left onto Erwin Road.
  • Continue on Erwin Road until you reach the train tracks. Take a right at Trent Drive, the first light after the train tracks.
  • The School of Nursing will be on your right and the parking garage is ahead on the left. Park in the parking garage and proceed to the School of Nursing.

From RDU Airport, Raleigh and Points East

  • Via I-40 West: Exit onto the Durham Freeway (N.C. 147).
  • Take Durham Freeway to Fulton Street exit (#15B).
  • Turn left onto Fulton Street, take to end at Erwin Road. Turn left on Erwin Road. Continue on Erwin Road until you reach the train tracks. Take a right at Trent Drive, the first light after the train tracks.
  • The School of Nursing will be on your right and the parking garage is ahead on the left. Park in the parking garage and proceed to the School of Nursing.

From Chapel Hill

  • Via U.S. 15-501: North. Take 15-501 N. marked Duke Univ./Med Ctr. Do not take 15-501 Business.
  • Take N.C. 751 exit (#107) marked Duke. Univ. West Campus.
  • Turn right onto N.C. 751, make the next left turn onto Erwin Road.
  • Continue on Erwin Road through a few stoplights until you reach the train tracks. Take a right at Trent Drive, the first light after the train tracks.
  • The School of Nursing will be on your right and the parking garage is ahead on the left. Park in the parking garage and proceed to the School of Nursing.

If you have any difficulties finding the School of Nursing, please call the Office of Admissions and Student Services at 919-684-4248 or toll-free at 1-877-415-3853.