Features
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Private
Established
Abbreviation DUKE
Teachers 3,531
Students 14,947
Foreigners 17%
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Colors Duke blue and white
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Motto
Knowledge and Faith
Accreditation
• Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges
Affiliations
• 568 Group
• Association of American Universities (AAU)
• Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU). Sport affiliations and memberships: National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
Rankings
World ranking23
Country ranking17
Academic Reputation44
Employer Reputation96
Quality of teaching28
International Students243
Citations per Faculty79
Ranking in world by sphere
Arts and Humanities37
Engineering and Technology114
Life Sciences and Medicine18
Natural Science75
Social Sciences and Management51
Ranking in world by discipline
Mathematics20
Physics51
Chemistry76
Computer Science51
Economics & Business17
Cost of living in Durham, USD/month
ExpensesMin.Med.
Accommodation $341 $475
Food $295 $476
Transportation $28 $136
Communications and utilities $91 $116
Clothing $19 $68
Sports and leisure $17 $72
Accommodation in Durham, USD/month
Shared room outside of centre$341
Shared room in city centre$475
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre$623
1 bedroom apartment in city centre$817
Cheap flights and hotels in Durham
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking23
QS World University Rankings29
ARWU Academic Ranking31
Webometrics Ranking20
Alternative title
Russian Университет Дьюка
Spanish Universidad de Duke
Chinese 杜克大学
Arabic جامعة ديوك
French Université Duke
German Duke-Universität
Japanese デューク大学
Korean 듀크대학교
Portuguese Universidade de Duke
Duke University (DUKE) - private nonprofit higher education institution in United States.

Duke University - Description

Duke University was created in 1924 by James Buchanan Duke as a memorial to his father, Washington Duke. The Dukes, a Durham family that built a worldwide financial empire in the manufacture of tobacco and developed electricity production in the Carolinas, long had been interested in Trinity College. Trinity traced its roots to 1838 in nearby Randolph County when local Methodist and Quaker communities opened Union Institute. The school, then-named Trinity College, moved to Durham in 1892. In December 1924, the provisions of James B. Duke's indenture created the family philanthropic foundation, The Duke Endowment, which provided for the expansion of Trinity College into Duke University. As a result of the Duke gift, Trinity underwent both physical and academic expansion. The original Durham campus became known as East Campus when it was rebuilt in stately Georgian architecture. West Campus, Gothic in style and dominated by the soaring 210-foot tower of Duke Chapel, opened in 1930. East Campus served as home of the Woman's College of Duke University until 1972, when the men's and women's undergraduate colleges merged. Both men and women undergraduates now enroll in either the Trinity College of Arts & Sciences or the Pratt School of Engineering. In...

Programs - Bachelor

Bachelor African and African American Studies
Bachelor Art History
Bachelor Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
Bachelor Biology
Bachelor Biomedical Engineering (BME)
Bachelor Biophysics
Bachelor Canadian Studies (as a second major)
Bachelor Chemistry
Bachelor Civil and Environmental Engineering
Bachelor Classical Archaeology (minor only)
Bachelor Classical Civilization
Bachelor Classical Languages
Bachelor Computational Biology and Bioinformatics (minor only)
Bachelor Computer Science
Bachelor Cultural Anthropology
Bachelor Dance
Bachelor Earth and Ocean Sciences
Bachelor Economics
Bachelor Education (minor only)
Bachelor Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE)
Bachelor English
Bachelor Environmental Sciences
Bachelor Environmental Sciences and Policy
Bachelor Evolutionary Anthropology
Bachelor Finance (minor only)
Bachelor French Studies
Bachelor German
Bachelor Greek (minor only)
Bachelor History
Bachelor Interdepartmental Major
Bachelor International Comparative Studies
Bachelor Italian Studies
Bachelor Latin (minor only)
Bachelor Linguistics
Bachelor Literature
Bachelor Mathematics
Bachelor Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science (MEMS)
Bachelor Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Bachelor Music
Bachelor Neuroscience
Bachelor Philosophy
Bachelor Photography (minor only)
Bachelor Physics
Bachelor Political Science
Bachelor Psychology
Bachelor Public Policy Studies
Bachelor Religion
Bachelor Russian
Bachelor Russian Culture and Language (minor only)
Bachelor Russian Literature in Translation (minor only)
Bachelor Slavic and Eurasian Studies
Bachelor Sociology
Bachelor Spanish
Bachelor Statistical Science
Bachelor Theater Studies
Bachelor Turkish Language and Culture (minor only)
Bachelor Visual Arts
Bachelor Visual Studies
Bachelor Womens Studies Masters Degree Programs
Bachelor Biomedical Engineering
Bachelor East Asian Studies
Bachelor Electrical and Computer Engineering
Bachelor Global Health
Bachelor Humanities
Bachelor Liberal Studies
Bachelor Master of Arts (M.A.) in the Humanities
Bachelor Master of Arts in Liberal Studies (M.A.L.S.)
Bachelor Master of Arts in Teaching
Bachelor Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.)
Bachelor Master of Fine Arts in Experimental and Documentary Arts
Bachelor Master of Fine Arts in Experimental and Documentary Arts (MFA)
Bachelor Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science
Bachelor Medical Physics
Bachelor Statistical and Economic Modeling Doctoral Programs
Bachelor Art, Art History and Visual Studies
Bachelor Biochemistry
Bachelor Business Administration
Bachelor Cell Biology
Bachelor Classical Studies
Bachelor Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
Bachelor Ecology
Bachelor Environment
Bachelor Environmental Policy
Bachelor Genetics and Genomics
Bachelor German Studies
Bachelor Immunology
Bachelor Marine Science and Conservation
Bachelor Molecular Cancer Biology
Bachelor Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Bachelor Neurobiology
Bachelor Nursing
Bachelor Pathology
Bachelor Pharmacology
Bachelor Psychology and Neuroscience
Bachelor Romance Studies

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Location on map - Duke University
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