Duke University

country rank  33
world rank  37

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University Overview

Established in 1838, Duke University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Durham (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), North Carolina. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Duke University (DUKE) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Methodist religion. Duke University (DUKE) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 180 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 10-20% making this US higher education organization a most selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym DUKE
Founded 1838
Motto Eruditio et Religio
Knowledge and Faith
Colours Duke blue and white

University Location

Address 103 Allen Building
Durham (population range: 50,000-249,999)
27708 North Carolina
United States
T +1 (919) 684 8111
F +1 (919) 684 3050

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 10-20%
Admission Office 2138 Campus Drive, Box 90586
Durham 27708
+1 (919) 684 3214

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 2,500-2,999
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Methodist Christian-Methodist United Methodist Church - www.gbhem.org

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Duke University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Year of first Accreditation
1895


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (AANA)

Affiliations

  • 568 Group
  • Association of American Universities (AAU)
  • Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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