|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Religious affiliation||United Methodist|
|Student to faculty ratio||7:1|
|Dormitory capacity||5,507 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Duke University is one of the most selective institutions in its admission process in the U.S. In Fall 2016, it received 31,671 applications and only 3,430 students were granted admission. Duke University is at the #9 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 59% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 62% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||1380 to 1570|
|ACT||31 to 34|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Duke University's tuition was $49,575 for all students regardless of residency (85% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 63% of Duke University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 12% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,390 (which is 0.2% below the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Duke University in 2016-2017, was 649, which is 37% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,981 (which is 15.5% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Duke University has enrolled a total of 15,735 students (14,960 students full-time and 775 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 15,735 students, 24 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 50% men and 50% women and 6,609 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 9,126 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 768 students for distance studies.
Non-resident alien: 19%
Black/African American: 7%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%
Two or more races: 3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Duke University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||16%||652|
|Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields||14%||550|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||5%||202|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||5%||188|
|Natural Resources And Conservation||4%||175|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||4%||174|
|Mathematics And Statistics||3%||105|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||3%||102|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Duke University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Duke University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $68,800. Last year, out of the total 1,399 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,315 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,487 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,368 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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