Duke University

Duke University

Durham , United States
  • 10
    Acceptance Rate
  • 10
    Available Programs
  • 15892
  • 56632
    Average Cost
  • 90
    Employment Rate
  • Permit


Duke is often ranked as one of the world's top 20-25 universities. The Wall Street Journal has also named Duke as the best university for graduate outcomes for several years in a row (tied with Harvard University and Yale University) Several faculty members, affiliates and alumni have been awarded the Nobel Prize in recent years. Notable examples since 2012 include Robert Lefkowitz, Brian Kobilka, Gregg L. Semenza, Paul Modrich, William Kaelin, and George Smith. In 2019, Clarivate Analytics named 54 members of Duke's faculty to its list of "Highly Cited Researchers". 

Entry requirements

Official transcripts for all academic work completed in high school are required. 

Results of national examinations such as the GCSE or A-levels cannot be substituted for the SAT, SAT Subject Tests, or ACT.

The university does not require any English proficiency tests, though it recommends them for non-native English speakers who feel their English proficiency test scores might represent their English ability better than their SAT or ACT scores do.

  • DUOLINGO (Minimum score expected is 120)

Scholarship & funding

The university offers financial aid opportunities. For more information


Student life

The Hollows - residence halls of the University