Duke University

Duke University Ranking

country rank: 30
world rank: 34

University Overview

Duke University ranking was founded in 1838 and is a non-profit private higher education school situated in the tiny city of Durham, North Carolina (population range of 50,000-249,999). Duke University (DUKE) ranking is a big (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational US higher education school legally linked with the Christian-Methodist church. It is recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. Duke University (DUKE) provides courses and programs in a variety of fields that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 182-year-old American higher-education school has a strict admissions criteria based on entrance exams and candidates’ previous academic records and ratings. The admittance rate ranges from 0 to 10%, making this US higher education school very exclusive. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. DUKE also offers students with a library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning options, and administrative services, among other academic and non-academic facilities and services.

Duke University Ranking

University Identity

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

University Location

Address 103 Allen Building Durham 27708 North Carolina United States
Tel +1 (919) 684 8111
Fax +1 (919) 684 3050

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 0-10%
Admission Office 2138 Campus Drive, Box 90586 Durham 27708 (919) 684 3214

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 4,000-4,499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation United Methodist Church - www.gbhem.org

Carnegie Classification

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Duke University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 4,341,868 physical volumes, 397,573 physical media, 322,307 digital/electronic medium and 1,212 licensed digital/electronic databases. Duke University's library has 7 branches.
Housing Yes Duke University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 6,025 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Yes


Memberships and Affiliations

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

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