Duke - The Fuqua School of Business

Housing in Durham

Housing options are plentiful in Durham, so it's easy to find your new home. Most graduate students live off-campus.
Image courtesy of Northwood Ravin. Taken by Rick Alexander.

You can use off-campus housing to help find accommodations and roommates, or contact the following apartment complexes that are popular with our students:

Near East & Central Campus:

Near West Campus:

Please secure housing before you arrive.


Relocation Expenses

Durham has an affordable standard of living. But, you should expect your living expenses for the first month to exceed the average due to relocation costs. Below are some estimates, though this list is not complete and expenses could vary considerably.

Airport taxi $35 - 40
Hotel (one night) $70 - 150
Car rental (one week) $175 - 250
First month's rent $400 - 1,200
Deposit for apartment (refundable) $400 - 1,200 (usually one month's rent)
Deposit for electricity (refundable) $100 - 250 (Duke Energy)
Furniture $200 - 1,000+
Household supplies $200+