Private Schools

Duke University

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.

Quick Facts

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.

Bachelor’s, Master’s, Doctoral degree
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School Type
Male-50%, Female-50%
Tuition & Fees
Tuition - $53,744 / Room and board - $15,500
Test Score
Average SAT - 1470/1600

Minimum TOEFL - 100
Acceptance Rate