Tuition & Fees

$55,695

$55,695

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
72%
600-699
21%
500-599
6%
400-499
1%
700-800
78%
600-699
18%
500-599
4%
700-800
71%
600-699
21%
500-599
6%
400-499
2%
30-36
86%
24-29
11%
18-23
2%
12-17
1%
30-36
76%
24-29
22%
18-23
2%
30-36
84%
24-29
14%
18-23
2%
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undergraduateRatios

50%

male

50%

female

1

teacher

6

students

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Extremely Selective

9%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,261
Declined + 29,816
Total Received 33,077
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Private (nonprofit)

6,692

undergraduate students

9,602

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Economics
  2. Psychology
  3. Public Policy
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Codes

SAT 5156
ACT 3088

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School Facts

Duke University, is a church-affiliated university. Founded as the Union Institute in 1838, it was reorganized as a teachers college in 1851, became a liberal arts college in 1859, and was renamed Duke University in 1924. Programs are offered through the Trinity College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Engineering, and the Graduate School. Its 9,350-acre campus, is located in a residential section of Durham.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 16,294
Established in 1838
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Methodist
Accredited by •  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  AMA/AAMC/LCME (American Medical Association/Association of American Medical Colleges/Liaison Committee on Medical Education)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  ATS (Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  SAF (Society of American Foresters)

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Durham, NC

9,350-acre, suburban campus in Durham (population: 263,016), 20 miles from Raleigh; marine lab campus in Beaufort. Served by bus; air and train serve Raleigh. School operates campus shuttle service. Public transportation serves campus.

Duke University
2138 Campus Drive
Durham, NC 27708

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
81%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
100%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
15 fraternities 29% of male students
 
10 sororities 42% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
90%
Top 1/4
75%
Top 1/2
99%
Bottom 1/2
1%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
72%
600-699
21%
500-599
6%
400-499
1%
700-800
78%
600-699
18%
500-599
4%
700-800
71%
600-699
21%
500-599
6%
400-499
2%
30-36
86%
24-29
11%
18-23
2%
12-17
1%
30-36
76%
24-29
22%
18-23
2%
30-36
84%
24-29
14%
18-23
2%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $85
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline December 20 (priority deadline)
January 3
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 1
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Extremely Selective

9%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,261
Declined + 29,816
Total Received 33,077

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Christoph Guttentag
Dean, Undergraduate Admissions
P: 919 684-3214
F: 919 668-1661
undergrad-admissions@duke.edu

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$50,312

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $53,760
Room $8,706
Board $6,472
Additional fees $1,935
Books & supplies $1,260
Total $72,133
Average Financial Aid - $50,312
Total with Avg. Aid $21,821

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $4,931,998
State $991,190
Institutional $109,032,938
Other external $5,511,396
Total $120,467,522

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $10,304,414
Other external $6,970,103
Total $17,274,517
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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
February 1

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE
February 1

Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement
February 1

Business/Farm Supplement
February 1

Other
February 1

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE

Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement

Business/Farm Supplement

Other

Financial Aid Office

P: 919 684-6225
F: 919 660-9811
finaid@duke.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Alison Rabil
Assistant Vice Provost and Director of Financial Aid
alison.rabil@duke.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
crew
cross-country
diving
fencing
field hockey
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

Badminton, Baseball, Crew, Cycling, Equestrian Sports, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Ice Skating, Lacrosse, Martial Arts, Cross-Country, In-Line Skating, Rugby, Sailing, Skiing, Soccer, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Water Polo

Club Sports - Women's

Badminton, Basketball, Cycling, Dance, Equestrian Sports, Field Hockey, Figure Skating, Golf, Ice Skating, Lacrosse, Martial Arts, Racquetball, Road Running, Rugby, Sailing, Skiing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Water Polo

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Badminton, Basketball, Dodgeball, Flag Football, Golf, Kickball, Racquetball, Soccer, Table Tennis, Tennis, Volleyball

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
African/African-American Studies
Analytical Political Economy
Art History
Art/Art History/Visual Studies
Biochemistry
Bioethics/Science Policy
Biology
Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical Sciences
Biostatistics
Brazilian/Global Portuguese Studies
Business Administration
Cell Biology
Cell/Molecular Biology
Chemistry
Christian Practice
Civil Engineering
Civil/Environmental Engineering
Classical Civilization
Classical Languages
Classical Studies
Clinical Informatics
Clinical Leadership
Clinical Research
Cognitive Neuroscience
Computational Biology/Bioinformatics
Computational Media Arts/Cultures
Computer Science
Cultural Anthropology
Dance
Developmental/Stem Cell Biology
Digital Art History/Computational Media
Divinity
Earth/Ocean Sciences
East Asian Studies
Ecology
Economics
Economics/Computation
Electrical/Computer Engineering
Engineering
Engineering Management
English
Environment
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Management
Environmental Policy
Environmental Sciences
Environmental Sciences/Policy
Evolutionary Anthropology
Experimental/Documentary Arts
Forestry
French Studies
Gender/Sexuality/Feminist Studies
Genetics/Genomics
German
German Studies
Global Cultural Studies
Global Health
History
Humanities
Immunology
Integrated Toxicology/Environmental Health
Interdisciplinary Data Science
International Comparative Studies
Italian Studies
Liberal Studies
Linguistics
Literature
Marine Science/Conservation
Materials Science/Engineering
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering/Materials Science
Medical Physics
Medicine
Medieval/Renaissance Studies
Ministry
Molecular Cancer Biology
Molecular Genetics/Microbiology
Music
Neurobiology
Neuroscience
Nurse Anesthesia
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Pathologists Assistant
Pathology
Pharmacology/Cancer Biology
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Physician Assistant
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Psychology/Neuroscience
Public Policy Studies
Quantitative Financial Economics
Religious Studies
Romance Studies
Russian
Slavic/Eurasian Studies
Sociology
Spanish/Latin American/Latino/a Studies
Statistical Science
Statistical/Economic Modeling
Structural Biology/Biophysics
Teaching
Theatre Studies
Theological Studies
Theology
Visual Arts
Visual/Media Studies
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Economics
  2. Psychology
  3. Public Policy

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Double majors
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Engineering

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine

16,294

total students

15%

in-state

85%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

41%

6,692
students

Female
50%
3,363

Male
50%
3,329

59%

9,602
students

Female
51%
4,863

Male
49%
4,739

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

99%

6,665
students

Female
51%
3,354

Male
49%
3,311

1%

27
students

Female
34%
9

Male
66%
18

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Student Break-down

10%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
21%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
43%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

6%

Transfer applicants accepted

52%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Required of All
Standardized test scores Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: March 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

17

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

17

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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