Duke University

Durham, North Carolina

Overview

Address103 Allen Bldg
School Websitewww.duke.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above

Large

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Duke University is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Durham, North Carolina that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 35,786 students applied to Duke University. Of those students, 3,189 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Duke University was $53,760, in addition to fees of $1,935. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Duke University.

Duke University has a 96% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Duke University acceptance rate is 9%. To put this into perspective, 3,189 of the 35,786 students who applied to Duke University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Duke University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Duke University had an SAT score between the range of 1,450 and 1,570. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Duke University was between 33 and 35 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are not required to submit their GPA to Duke University as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Duke University, the tuition for in-state residents is $53,760. Combined with fees of $1,935, room and board costs of $15,178, other expenses of $2,206 and the $1,260 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $74,339.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $55,695 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Duke University to $74,339 for out-of-state students.

Students at Duke University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Duke University was $7,182 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 16%.

Duke University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio6:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Duke University.

Duke University has a good gender split, with 50% of undergraduates being female and 50% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are out-of-state residents; in fact, 76% of all students reside out-of-state. However, 13% of students come from in-state and 8% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Duke University is 6:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Duke University to thrive in your studies.

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