6,692
Students
Financial aid thermometer
52,745
Avg. Financial Aid
Most Selective
Admission Difficulty
9
9%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Duke University is a University institution located in Durham, NC, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address Durham, NC  27708
United States
Contact Mr. Christoph Guttentag
Director of Admissions
Email: askduke@admiss.duke.edu
Phone: 919-684-3214

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Asian Studies Checkmark
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Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
Civil Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Ancient/classical Greek Checkmark
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
Comparative Literature Checkmark
French Checkmark
German Checkmark
Italian Checkmark
Latin Checkmark
Linguistics Checkmark
Russian Checkmark
Slavic Languages Checkmark
Spanish Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Medieval And Renaissance Studies Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry Checkmark
Geology/earth Science Checkmark
Materials Science Checkmark
Physics Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Public Policy Analysis Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Sociology Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art Checkmark
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Design And Visual Communications Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Music Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

33,077
Applied
3,261
Accepted
6,692
Enrolled
10%
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Female Admissions

16,851
Females Applied
1,645
Females Accepted
10%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

16,226
Males Applied
1,616
Males Accepted
10%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

85
Application Fee
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
Required for some programs Other requirements may exist (see below)
Recommended Interview
Other requirements: Audition tape for dance, drama, or music; slides of work for art

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 3rd April 1st
Early decision plan November 1st December 15th
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer March 15th May 15th

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 31 35

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

51,720
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Fees

1,780
Full-time student fees
14,798
Room & board
8,494
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan Yes
Tuition payment plans offered Yes

Financial Aid

52,745
Avg. Financial Aid Package
53,831
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
61,497
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,289
Avg. Loan Aid
69,506
Avg. Grant Aid
47,556
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
100%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
100%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

6,692
Total undergrad students
10%
International Students
85%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.68%
Black or African American 10.28%
White or Caucasian 43.42%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.75%
Asian 21.3%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.15%
Two or more races 2.09%
Other 2.66%

Gender

Male (49.75%)
Female (50.25%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 81%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
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Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark Checkmark No
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing No Division 1 No
Field Hockey No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark Division 1A Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Division 1 Checkmark
Racquetball No Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Skiing (cross-country) No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Checkmark No
Squash Checkmark Checkmark No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 No
Table Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 No
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Water Polo No Checkmark No
Wrestling No Division 1 No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark Checkmark No
Baseball Checkmark No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Crew No Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 1 No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing No Division 1 No
Field Hockey No Division 1 Checkmark
Football No Checkmark No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Division 1 Checkmark
Racquetball No Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Skiing (cross-country) No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Checkmark No
Squash Checkmark Checkmark No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 No
Table Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 No
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo No Checkmark No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

1,542
Total Faculty
6:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 1,461
Part-time - 81
Male - 930
Female - 612