North Carolina, USA
Duke University is a private institution that was founded in 1838. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 6,609, and the setting is Suburban. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Notable alumni include Melinda Gates, co-founder of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation; and former U.S. Congressman and three-time presidential candidate Ron Paul.
The student-faculty ratio at Duke University is 6:1, and the school has 71.4 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Duke University include: Biology/Biological Sciences, General; Economics, General; Public Policy Analysis, General; Psychology, General; and Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 97 percent.