How to Apply

Ph.D. in Religious Studies

See this website for program-specific information and this website to apply.

M.A. in Religious Studies


To apply for our graduate program, you should complete the online application at the Graduate School.

You may wish to submit a writing sample, though it is not a requirement. If you choose to do so, please attach a sample between 10-15 pages using the "additional information" section.


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All applicants must satisfy all basic requirements of the Duke Graduate School, including GRE and English language prerequisites. Further information regarding the application process and requirements is available from the Graduate School website, or by contacting:

Director of Graduate Studies
Graduate Program in Religious Studies
Duke University
Box 90964
Durham, NC 27708-0964

Scholarships for M.A. Students

Incoming students are eligible for a partial tuition scholarship.