Duke University

Duke University

Durham, North Carolina


Duke University

Duke University is a private not-for-profit, four or more years institution located in Durham, North Carolina. The campus is situated in a large city area and is home to 6,649 undergraduate students.

Frequently Asked

How difficult is it to get into Duke University?

Admission into Duke University is extremely competitive with an acceptance rate of 8%. Male students have an acceptance rate of 8% compared to female students with an acceptance rate of 7%.

What SAT score is required for Duke University?

The SAT scores of admitted students range from 1480 to 1570.

What ACT score is required for Duke University?

The ACT scores of admitted students range from 33 to 35.

How much does it cost to attend Duke University?

The cost of undergraduate tuition and fees for attending Duke University for an academic year is $58,031. Both in-state and out-of-state students pay the same tuition. Including the cost of living of $18,998 (for room and board, books and supplies and other miscellaneous expenses), raises the cost from $58,031 to $77,029 for an academic year. 63% of undergraduate students at Duke University receive financial aid reducing the average cost paid by students to $24,386.

What degrees are offered at Duke University?

The degrees offered at Duke University include "bachelor's degree", "postbaccalaureate certificate", "master's degree", "post-master's certificate" and "doctor's degree - research/scholarship".

What are the popular majors at Duke University?

The most popular programs/majors at Duke University include "Computer Science", "Economics"" and "Public Policy Analysis".

What is the graduation rate at Duke University?

The graduation rate at Duke University is 95%.

What is the debt of graduating Duke University students? What is the earnings?

The median debt of Duke University students is $12,000 and after college, former students in their mid-career (10 years after entry) earn an average salary of $114,500.

Overview

College Category

Degree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or above

Student-to-faculty Ratio

6

Awards Offered

Bachelor's degree

Postbaccalaureate certificate

Master's degree

Post-master's certificate

Doctor's degree - research/scholarship

City

Durham

College Type

Private not-for-profit

Campus Housing

Yes

Location Setting

Large City

Average Grant or Scholarship Aid

$50,719

General

Address

103 Allen Bldg
Durham, North Carolina 27708

College Website

WWW.DUKE.EDU

Phone

(919) 684-8111

Admissions Website

www.admissions.duke.edu

Financial Aid Website

www.finaid.duke.edu

Admissions

Duke University has an acceptance rate of 8%. The acceptance rate of 8% implies that for every 100 students that applied 8 students got accepted. 41,947 students appied to Duke University. 8% of the students that applied got accepted, and 54% that that got accepted enrolled.

Number of Applicants

41,947

Acceptance Rate

8%

The SAT composite score at Duke University ranged from 1480 to 1570. The ACT composite score at Duke University ranged from 33 to 35.

SAT Composite1480 - 1570
ACT Composite33 - 35
Application Fee$85
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Costs to Attend

The cost for undergraduate students to attend Duke University for an academic year can be broken down into $55,880 for tuition, $2,151 for fees, $1,434 for books and supplies, $15,588 for room and board and $1,976 for other expenses. The cost for in-state and out-of-state students is the same.

Tuition and Fees

$58,031
Tuition$55,880
Fees$2,151
Books and supplies$1,434
Room and board$15,588
Other expenses$1,976
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Students

Duke University has 6,649 undergradute students. 49% of the undergraduate students are male compared to 51% female.

Undergradute Enrollment

6,649

Enrollment by gender

49%

49% men

51%

51% women

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Academics

The graduation rate for undergraduate students at Duke University is 95%. The graduation rate for male undergraduate students is 95% compared to 95% for female undergraduate students.

The retention rate for undergraduate students at Duke University is 98%. Retention rate is the percentage of first-time undergraduate students who return to continue their studies the following fall semester.

Graduation Rate

95%

Graduation Rate by Gender

95%

95% men

95%

95% women

Retention Rate

98%
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After College

The average earnings of former students working 10 years after entry at Duke University is $114,500 with 25% of former students having earnings less than $53,300 compared to 25% former students having earnings greater than $134,500.

Mean Earnings After 10 Years

$114,500

Earnings Range After 10 Years

$53,300 - $134,500

Percent Earning Over $25,000 After 10 Years

92%

The percent of former students working 10 years after entry at Duke University is 93% compared to 7% of former students 10 years after entry not working.

Working Status

93%

93% percent_working

7%

7% percent_not_working

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Programs and Majors

The largest programs/majors at Duke University include "Computer Science" with 282 graduates followed by "Economics" with 218 graduates, "Public Policy Analysis" with 176 graduates, "Biology, General" with 164 graduates and "Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursin" with 146 graduates.

Program/MajorGraduates
Computer Science282
Economics218
Public Policy Analysis176
Biology, General164
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursin146

ⓘ Graduates by program are reported for students receiving bachelors degree.

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