Duke University

United States of America

22nd US-News World Ranking

Duke University Background

Duke University was established in 1924, previously it was known as Trinity College. It is a privately endowed university located in Durham, North Carolina.

Duke University Programs, Courses, and Schools 

The university comprises of world-renowned schools like Sanford School of Public Policy, Fuqua School of Business, Duke Law School, School of Nursing, School of Medicine, Pratt School of Engineering, Divinity School, Trinity College of Arts and Science and Nicholas School of Environment. It offers a wide array of disciplines from which the students can choose their majors and minors like History, Religious Studies, Physics, Economics, Biology, and Computer Science

Duke University Achievements and USP

Duke University is one of the very few schools which admit students regardless of the family’s ability to afford the cost of education and other related expenses. The university meets the full demonstrated need for the students. The average need-based grant for 2016 was $45,074.

The university has more than 6,400 enrolled in undergraduate courses and more than 8,000 enrolled in graduate and professional courses. Duke University has a student to faculty ratio of 8:1. Duke University also has a presence in Singapore and China with Duke NUS Medical School and Duke Kunshan University respectively.

Duke University Notable Alumni

Reggie Love (Personal Aide to President Barack Obama), Richard Nixon (37th President of the United States), Annabeth Gish (Actress, X-Files), Kelly Goldsmith (Actress)

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The Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) offers an Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) Program, also known as a second degree nursing program, for adult learners who have completed at least an undergraduate degree and the required pre-requisites upon enrollment.

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Registered Nurse,nurse practitioner, nursing manager, advanced practice nurse and chief nursing officer.

1st Dec


Students admitted to the JD/MD program typically complete both degrees in six years, beginning their studies in the School of Medicine. As in the regular MD program, the first year is devoted to the basic medical sciences and the second year is devoted to the basic clinical disciplines. After those two years, the student enrolls in the Law School, taking the prescribed first-year courses.

Transcripts, Letters of Recommendation, Statement of Purpose, Resume/CV, Writing Samples, GRE, GMAT, TOEFL paper-based 577, TOEFL iBT 90, IELTS for 7.0, Financial documents, Interview

Doctor, Nurse, Scientist



Studies and Opportunities in Aerospace Research, also known as SOAR, is a master of engineering degree program (MEng) in mechanical engineering which trains engineers to develop tomorrow s ultra-efficient aircraft, including drones and UAV's, and to find solutions to problems surrounding fuel consumption, noise, and emissions.

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Aerospace engineer,Maintenance engineer,Manufacturing systems engineer,Materials engineer,Mechanical engineer.

15th Apr


The Department of African & African American Studies (AAAS) is Duke s center for interdisciplinary teaching and scholarship on Africa and people of African descent around the world, in particular the Black Atlantic. Duke hosts anthropologists, humanists, political scientists, historians, sociologists, geneticists, scholars of the performing arts and literature whose work engages questions of race, class, gender, sexuality, politics and the law to study the conditions and experiences of Africans and communities of the African diaspora.

Common Application or Coalition Application, Official Transcripts, Three Letters of Recommendation, Test scores: ACT, SAT, IELTS, TOEFL, PTE, Personal Essay, Interview, Visa Information

Researcher, Activist, Teacher, Librarian, Historian, Media and publishing, International relations

2nd Jan


Emphasis on social, political, and economic change in 20th century Africa; with further emphasis upon the roles of modernization, urbanization, and the emergence of contemporary African states.

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Translator or Interpreter,Museum/gallery curator,Secondary school teacher,foreign language teachers,Social worker,Travel consultant.

15th Mar

a) Common application

b) Official high school transcript, Secondary School Report, Mid-year Grade Report, Final transcript

c) Letters of recommendations (Two teacher, One Counselor)

d) Official SAT/ACT scores

e) SAT (Two Subject Tests strongly recommended) or ACT with Writing

f) Typical SAT scores: Critical Reading-690, Math (700-800), Writing (700-790), ACT Composite (31-35)

g) Average GPA 4.17

h) TOEFL/IELTS scores if the applicant’s native language is not English

i) Acceptance rate: 9% (2016)

Requirements may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific requirements.


Bachelors: $58,198

Masters: $55,580

Fees may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific fees.

Cost of Living

The annual cost of living at Duke University is $17,000 approx.


Yes, the university has in campus dorm facilities.

Bachelors: January 3

Masters: Spring- October 15

Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific deadlines.

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