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Duke University

Durham, North Carolina

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Overview

Student Population
16,172
Duke University overview
Location Durham, North Carolina
Online duke.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Midsize City
Religious Affiliation United Methodist
Duke University overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Durham, North Carolina, Duke University is a large four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the United Methodist faith. In the most recent statistical year 39,639 prospective students applied, and 3,068 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,580 enrolled in the school.  15,352 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 820 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $55,880 plus fees of $1,753. Duke is ranked 5 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Ratings

10/10
Overall
10/10
Academics
10/10
Resources
10/10
Outcomes
10/10
Value

Duke is rated within the top 2% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 10 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Getting In

Admission Standards
Exceptional
Duke University overview
SAT 1470/1570
ACT 34/35
Estimated GPA 3.94
Applications Accepted
7.7% 
Duke University overview
Applications Due Jan 2, 2023
Applicant Competition Extreme
Application Fee $85

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Annual Cost to Attend

Tuition
$55,880
Costs for Duke University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,434
Other Fees$1,753
Room and Board $16,026
Budget for Other Expenses$1,976
Total One Year Cost$77,069

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$108,900 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
94% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Duke University students
Subject Percent of Class
Social Sciences 24%
Engineering 16%
Human Services 10%
Biology 9%
Psychology 8%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=198419 IPEDS survey data for Duke University.

Current students may use the Duke University GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.