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.
Degree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or above
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Average Grant or Scholarship Aid
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
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 Composite||1480 - 1570|
|ACT Composite||33 - 35|
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
|Books and supplies||$1,434|
|Room and board||$15,588|
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.
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
Earnings Range After 10 Years
Percent Earning Over $25,000 After 10 Years
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.
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.
|Public Policy Analysis||176|
|Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursin||146|
ⓘ Graduates by program are reported for students receiving bachelors degree.View all Programs and Majors