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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