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Duke University

Durham, NC

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Overview

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

Location & Contact

Address Box 90586
Durham, NC  27708
United States
Contact Mr. Christoph Guttentag
Director of Admissions
Email: askduke@admiss.duke.edu
Phone: 919-684-3214

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Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Biophysics Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Journalism, Other Checkmark
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, Other Checkmark
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Education Associate Bachelors
International And Comparative Education Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
Civil Engineering, General Checkmark
Computer Engineering, General Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Environmental/environmental Health Engineering Checkmark
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
English Language And Literature/letters, Other Checkmark
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Ancient/classical Greek Language And Literature Checkmark
Classics And Classical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
Comparative Literature Checkmark
Foreign Languages And Literatures, General Checkmark
French Language And Literature Checkmark
German Language And Literature Checkmark
Italian Language And Literature Checkmark
Latin Language And Literature Checkmark
Linguistics Checkmark
Portuguese Language And Literature Checkmark
Romance Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
Romance Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, Other Checkmark
Russian Language And Literature Checkmark
Slavic Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Family Practice Nurse/nursing Checkmark
International Public Health/international Health Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Mathematics, Other Checkmark
Statistics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Medieval And Renaissance Studies Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Geological And Earth Sciences/geosciences, Other Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
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Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Public Policy Analysis, General Checkmark
Public Policy Analysis, Other Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Econometrics And Quantitative Economics Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Dance, General Checkmark
Design And Visual Communications, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts, Other Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

39,603
Applied
3,085
Accepted
6,717
Enrolled
8%
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Female Admissions

20,164
Females Applied
1,562
Females Accepted
8%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

19,439
Males Applied
1,523
Males Accepted
8%
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 16th December 15th
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer March 15th May 15th

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 740 720 770
SAT Math 770 750 800
ACT Composite 34 34 35

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

58,085
Private
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Fees

2,159
Full-time student fees
16,026
Room & board
9,164
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

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

Financial Aid

60,809
Avg. Financial Aid Package
59,056
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
68,579
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
2,094
Avg. Loan Aid
70,897
Avg. Grant Aid
55,774
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

6,717
Total Undergrad students
8%
International Students
84%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.12%
Black or African American 8.75%
White or Caucasian 40.57%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.51%
Asian 21.44%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.05%
Two or more races 5.67%
Other 4.8%

Gender

Male (49.35%)
Female (50.65%)

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 82%

Student Activities

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Marching band Checkmark
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Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
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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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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

1,575
Total Faculty
6:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 1,479
Part-time - 96
Male - 949
Female - 626
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