Applications are currently being accepted for the 2023-2024 academic year at Duke University. We highly encourage qualified individuals to submit their admission applications.
In order to assist potential applicants with their preparations, we have released a thorough blog post that highlights the benefits of attending our university. This post also includes in-depth details about the institution and the process of applying.
About Duke University
Duke University, a non-profit private institution of higher education, was founded in 1838 and is located in the urban setting of Durham, North Carolina. Durham is a small city with a population range of 50,000-249,999. Affiliated with the Christian-Methodist religion.
Duke University is officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. The university has a coeducational student body with an enrollment range of 15,000-19,999.
Duke University offers a wide range of degree programs, including bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degrees in various fields of study.
The admission process is selective and based on entrance exams, past academic records, and grades, with an admission rate range of 0-10%, making it one of the most selective higher education institutions in the United States. International students are welcome to apply for admission.
Duke University provides academic programs, facilities and services. These include a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aid and scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses, distance learning opportunities, and administrative services.
With a rich 185-year history, Duke University continues to offer students a top-notch education and an enriching campus experience.
There are Numerous Opportunities to Create an Impact At Duke, students are driven to make a difference and eager to start making a change immediately. We provide them with the tools to become trailblazers, whether that means launching commercial or non-profit ventures based on their own innovations, ideas and solutions to social challenges.
Our students are encouraged to tackle real-world problems within the classroom and we give them the necessary perspectives to become positive influencers of change. We also believe that service learning in our local community or around the world is as valuable as any other academic experience within the library, laboratory or studio.
A Duke Community that Lasts a Lifetime When you come to Duke, you will meet faculty members who have the potential to transform your life. You will establish lifelong friendships and become a part of our closely-knit alumni network. Community plays a significant role in the Duke experience, and there are plenty of opportunities to participate.
You might choose to join a scholar society such as the Baldwin, Cardea, or Mellon Mays Fellows. Perhaps you’ll participate in one of the numerous student clubs, and participate in student performances or study groups. You may also travel to another country to work or study alongside your classmates. No matter how you engage, you’ll discover that people truly make the Duke Difference.
Why choose Duke University
The academic curriculum is demanding, stimulating, and intellectually stimulating, while the faculty members are exceptional and committed to offering students a comprehensive education.
Additionally, the campus is stunning, featuring first-rate amenities and ample extracurricular opportunities.
- Starting Strong: Programs for First-Year Success Transitioning from high school to college can be daunting, but Duke’s first-year programs are designed to help you succeed from day one.
Along with living together on East Campus, you’ll take writing and seminar courses with other first-year students to build critical thinking and communication skills that are crucial throughout your undergraduate career. Additionally, the Focus Program offers clusters of interdisciplinary courses on thought-provoking themes exclusively for first-year students.
- Liberal Arts Skills: A Recipe for Life Success A Duke liberal arts education equips you with invaluable skills and ways of thinking that will benefit you on any career path. Our curriculum fosters teamwork, critical thinking, persuasive writing, precise analysis, high-level reasoning, and independent thought.
These experiences can be applied to any field or endeavour, so the possibilities are endless. Learn more about our students’ impressive career paths.
- Flexible and Interdisciplinary: Build Your Ideal Educational Experience Duke students are bright, innovative thinkers committed to making a positive impact on the world. Our curriculum offers unparalleled flexibility to customize your educational experience to suit your interests and goals.
You can easily combine majors, minors, and certificates to create the perfect foundation for your desired career path. We also value interdisciplinary studies, encouraging students to explore various areas of knowledge and approach problems from multiple angles.
Program II is specifically designed to cater to students with unique interdisciplinary interests that can’t be fulfilled through traditional offerings.
- Research Opportunities for All Majors Undergraduate research is a cornerstone of the Duke experience, and we offer a wealth of research opportunities to students in all majors. There’s no better way to gain deep knowledge and understanding of your chosen field than by conducting mentored research.
This is done by immersing yourself in your discipline’s philosophy, methods, and questions. It’s excellent preparation for graduate school or your first job.
- Emphasis on Global Awareness, Language, and Study Abroad At Duke, we place significant importance on global experiences, language learning, and studying abroad. Almost half of our students study away or abroad, regardless of their major.
We have partnerships with domestic programs and foreign universities that allow you to take courses in your major, so you won’t miss a beat academically. We also require language study because it’s crucial to gaining a broadened perspective on the world and challenging your own cultural biases.
Duke University’s identity
- Name of the university: Duke University
- Acronyms: DUKE
- Year of creation: 1838
- Motto: Eruditio et Religio, Knowledge and Faith
- Colours: Duke blue and white
Duke University Campus Location
Address 103 Allen Building
27708 North Carolina
Tel +1 (919) 684 8111
Fax +1 (919) 684 3050
Duke University Study Areas
Matrix of Study Areas and Degree Levels by UniRank Degree Levels: Undergraduate and Postgraduate
- Arts and the Humanities
- Business and Social Sciences
- Language and Cultural Studies
- Medicine and Health
- Science and Technology
Duke University Tuition Fees Details
The matrix shows the yearly tuition range for undergraduate and postgraduate programs at the university based on the student’s nationality and residency status:
- For local undergraduate and postgraduate students, tuition is over 20,000 US dollars (14,700 Euros).
- For international undergraduate and postgraduate students, tuition is over 20,000 US dollars (14,700 Euros).
Duke University Admissions Guidelines
University Admissions Information:
- Gender: Coed (both men and women are welcome to apply)
- International students: International applicants are welcome to apply
- Selection Type: Admission is based on entrance examinations, past academic records and grades
- New Admission Requirements: Applicants must have completed a college-preparatory program and have a secondary school record.
- It is recommended to have a secondary school GPA and rank, as well as recommendations. Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended.
- Admission test scores, including the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), are essential, but other tests such as Wonderlic or WISC-III are neither required nor suggested.
- Admission Rate: The admission rate ranges from 0-10%
- Admission Office: The admission office is located at 2138 Campus Drive, Box 90586, Durham, and can be contacted at (919) 684 3214.
Duke University Student Enrollment Profile
Size and profile:
- The institution’s student enrollment is between 15,000 and 19,999.
- There are approximately 4,000 to 4,499 academic staff members.
- The institution’s control type is private.
- The entity type is non-profit.
- The academic calendar is based on semesters.
- Campus settings are urban.
- The institution is affiliated with the Christian-Methodist United Methodist Church, which can be found at www.gbhem.org.
Duke University’s Carnegie classification
- The Carnegie Classification has been updated to classify this institution as a Doctoral University with Very High Research Activity.
- In 2000, it was classified as a Doctoral/Research University with extensive research activity.
- This institution is a large, residential four-year school with most graduate students.
- The undergraduate program is four years long, full-time, and has a more selective admission process with fewer transfer-in students.
- The instructional program includes a mix of arts and sciences with professional fields and has a high number of graduate students.
- Both undergraduate and graduate programs have high levels of interaction and coexistence.
Duke University Facilities and Services
Duke University facilities and services include:
- Library: Duke University’s library collection includes physical and digital/electronic items, with 4,341,868 physical volumes, 397,573 physical media, 322,307 digital/electronic media, and 1,212 licensed digital/electronic databases. The library has 7 branches.
- Housing: On-campus housing is provided for students, with a total dormitory capacity of about 6,025 students in the 2018 academic year.
- Sports Facilities: Duke University offers sports facilities for students.
- Financial Aid: Financial aid is available for students in need.
- Study Abroad: Study abroad programs are available for interested students.
- Distance Learning: Distance learning options are available for students who cannot attend classes on campus.
- Academic Counseling: Academic counselling services are available to students who need guidance or support.
- Career Services: Career Services help students plan their careers and find employment after graduation.
- Institutional Hospital: Duke University has an institutional hospital for students and staff.
Read More: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey offers admission to the 2023-2024 Academic Session.
Duke University Accreditation Details
Institutional Accreditation: The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges
Year of Initial 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).
- Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET
Duke University Memberships and Affiliations
The 568 Group includes:
- The Association of American Universities (AAU).
- Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)
- The National Athletic Association (NAA).
- The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).
Duke University’s Academic Structure
- Divinity School
- Fuqua School of Business
- Nicholas School of the Environment
- Pratt School of Engineering
- School of Law
- School of Medicine
- School of Nursing
- Graduate school
- Trinity College of Arts and Sciences
Duke University Social Media Platforms
- Facebook: Duke University’s Facebook page for socializing and networking
- Twitter: Duke University’s Twitter page for short updates and news
- LinkedIn: Duke University’s LinkedIn profile for professional and academic networking
- YouTube: Duke University’s YouTube videos channel
- TikTok: Duke University does not currently exist on TikTok.
- Instagram: Duke University’s Instagram or Flickr account for sharing photos.
To get more information about the admission, kindly visit the Duke University admission official website to get the latest updates.
Other Admission Opportunities:
Penn State University offers admission for the 2023-2024 Academic Session.
The King Carl Gustaf Scholarship at Uppsala University for Individuals living in Risky and Unsafe Conditions
TÜBİTAK-TWAS Postgraduate and Postdoctoral Fellowship Programs