Duke University Overview


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Located in Durham, North Carolina, Duke University is a large four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. The school has a religious affiliation with the United Methodist faith.

In the most recent statistical year 31,220 prospective students applied, and 3,566 were granted admission. Of those admitted 1,746 enrolled in the school. 15,183 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 801 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2015/2016, excluding room and board, is $47,650 plus fees of $1,591.

Duke University is ranked 15 nationally in the tonbori.info 2016 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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A college's graduation rate is a strong indication of its effectiveness and your potential to find success at a school. The following statistics measure the percentage of first-time, full-time students who earned a bachelor degree within four, five or six years from Duke University. For comparison, approximately 58% of starting students nationally earn a bachelor's degree within six years. Duke University is more effective than average at successfully graduating students.

4 Years

89% Received a Bachelor Degree in 4 years

5 Years

93% Received a Bachelor Degree in 5 years

6 Years

94% Received a Bachelor Degree in 6 years

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=198419 IPEDS survey data for Duke University.

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