• Address: 103 Allen Bldg, Durham, North Carolina 27708

  • Phone Number: (919) 684-8111

  • Website: https://online.duke.edu/

About

Duke University located in Durham, North Carolina, tracks its roots to 1838 when Methodist and Quaker families in rural Randolph County hired Brantley York as a permanent teacher for their school. Under his leadership, the Brown's Schoolhouse became Union Institute. At present, the university has 3,637 faculties striving to help students. The university keeps implementing technological updates to make sure the flexibility of the programs.

  • The acceptance rate at DU is 11% which exhibits high selectivity nature of the university. The total population of the 15,735 with 14,960 full-timers and 775 part-timers.

  • The student-faculty ratio is 6:1 which provides a high level of attention to each individual students. The total graduation rate of the university is 95%.


Online Education at Duke University

Duke is a university with the aim and courage to create a global impact in our new modern century. Through online learning, the university tries to give flexible global learning possibilities to a wide set of students throughout their lives. The university offers programs which can take your knowledge to the next level.

  • The unique username and the password provided by the university upon registering for any course. This allows the students to get personalized information from the university. The interaction between student and the professors happens in a way similar to on-campus classrooms.

  • MyDuke is the online application developed by the university in order to improve the online learning system. The students can make communities which consist of students and faculties. The online communities help to share ideas and suggestions instantly.


Review

Some of the reviews provided by the university students are given below

  • The campus is really beautiful. There is a program called DukeEngage where students travel to different paces to work with communities through research and volunteer work.

  • Students here want each other to get success in both academic as well as in life. A lot of security makes the students feel secure. They also provide a free van service to transport students across campus at night in case they cannot access a bus.

  • The faculties have a great passion for teaching and they are often found helping students in academics. The online program provided are flexible enough to balance work and academics.

Overview

Institution Type

(4 Years) Private Not-For-Profit

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Headquartered at

Durham, North Carolina

FAFSA/Federal School Code

002920

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Institutional Accreditation

SACSCOC

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Religious Affiliation

United Methodist

Historically Black College or University

No

Data Source: https://online.duke.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS, Federal Student Aid, CHEA.

Statistics

Key Statistics
Student Faculty Ratio 7: 1
Total Population 15,735
Student Population Full Time: 14,960 Part Time: 775
Gender Division Male: 50 % Female: 50 %

Graduation Rate

The College Monk

Male: 93 %

The College Monk

Female: 96 %

Total Graduation Rate: 95 %

Graduation rate with bachelors degree completed

Race & Ethnicity

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Majors and Online Programs

Duke University offers 92 online programs across 7 Majors

Business Management

Offering 70 programs accross 1 degrees

Media Studies

Offering 2 programs accross 1 degrees

Nursing

Offering 2 programs accross 1 degrees

Law

Offering 4 programs accross 1 degrees

Interdisciplinary Studies

Offering 2 programs accross 1 degrees

Human Services

Offering 2 programs accross 1 degrees

Education

Offering 10 programs accross 1 degrees

Admissions

Duke University Acceptance Rate is 11%

Application Fee
Undergraduate Application Fee $85
Graduate Application Fee $85

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2017.

Admission Statistics
Total Applicants 31,671
Total Applicants Admitted 3,430
Applicants Enrolled 1,723
Full time Applicants Enrolled 1,723
Admission Requirements
Secondary school GPA Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Duke University Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)
Number of students submitting SAT scores 1,070
Number of students submitting ACT scores 1,023
Percent of students submitting SAT scores 62%
Percent of students submitting ACT scores 59%
SAT Math 715 average 670 - 760 range
SAT Critical Reading 740 average 690 - 790 range
SAT Writing 735 average 690 - 780 range
ACT Composite 32 average 31 - 34 range

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2015-2016.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

The university comes with the idea that educational opportunities should not be limited by a person’s ability to pay. Over 52% of the students do not have to pay the tuition as they are covered in one or the other type of financial aid. The staffs at the university try to understand your financial situation and provide maximum help to the students.

The university request to fill the FAFSA form so that the university will get to know about the financial requirement and eligibility of the student. Duke University Federal School Code is 002920.

  • Some of the Federal-Aid provided includes Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct Unsubsidized loan, Direct PLUS Loans, Federal Work-Study, and Pell Grant.

  • The State Aid provided includes North Carolina Math Scholarship, Carolina Honors Scholarships, and the North Carolina Writing Scholarship.

  • The Institutional Aid covered by the university includes Alumni Endowed Undergraduate Scholarship, Trinity Scholarships, Benjamin N. Duke Scholars, and David M. Rubenstein Scholars Program.

  • The Military and Veteran Aid provided includes the Yellow Ribbon Program, Post 9/11 GI Bill, and the Tuition Assistance Program.

Federal Aid

Federal Loans Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Direct Subsidized Loan $4,325 U.S citizen or an eligible non-citizen Enrolled at least half-time June 30th, 2019
Direct Unsubsidized loan $4,325 U.S citizen or an eligible non-citizen Enrolled at least half-time June 30th, 2019
Direct PLUS Loans $4,428 U.S citizen or an eligible non-citizen Enrolled at least half-time June 30th, 2019
Federal Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Federal Work Study Varies U.S. Citizen or non-citizen eligible. Satisfactory academic progress. June 30th, 2019
Federal Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Pell Grant $4,520 Undergraduate. U.S Citizen or an Eligible Non - Citizen June 30th, 2019
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) $3,932 Undergraduate. U.S Citizen or an Eligible Non - Citizen June 30th, 2019

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

State Grants and Scholarships

State Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
North Carolina Math Scholarship Varies Residents of North Carolina. Ful-Time students. Varies
Carolina Honors Scholarships $5,000 Residents of North Carolina. Demonstrate Financial Need Varies
North Carolina Writing Scholarship $1,000 Undergraduate. Residents of North Carolina. Varies

Data Source: https://online.duke.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Scholarships and Grants

Institutional Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Alumni Endowed Undergraduate Scholarship Varies Undergraduate. Demonstrate Academic Achievement. Children or grandchildren of Duke alumni. Varies
A.B. Duke Scholars Varies Demonstrate academic achievement. Merit-based. Varies
Trinity Scholarships Varies Exceptional students residing within specific geographic areas of North and South Carolina Varies
Benjamin N. Duke Scholars Varies All residents of North and South Carolina. Undergraduate. Varies
David M. Rubenstein Scholars Program Varies Exceptional, first-generation, low-income students. Varies

Data Source: https://online.duke.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Military and Veteran Benefits

Military Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Yellow Ribbon Program Varies Eligible for the maximum benefit rate (100%) under the Post 9/11 GI Bill. Must not be on active duty or a spouse transferee of an active duty member. Varies
Post 9/11 GI Bill $29,418 Individuals with at least 90 days of aggregate service after September 10, 2001. Honorably discharged with a service-connected disability after 30 days. Graduates. Varies
Tuition Assistance Program $2,750 Eligible Members of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard. Varies

Data Source: https://online.duke.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal Aid based on family income

Family Income Average Federal Aid per year
Under $30,000 $4,728
$30,001 - $48,000 $1,302
$48,001 - $75,000 $7,880
$75,001 - $110,000 $22,049
Over $110,000 $48,925

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal, State or Institutional Aid Awarded Percent Avg Amount per year
Undergraduate students awarded Pell grants 13% $4,329
Federal, State or Institutional aid awarded for Full-time, first-time undergraduates 45% $47,055
Federal Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 12% $8,558
Institutional Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 45% $44,543
Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 39% $6,167
Federal Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 37% $4,981
Average aid awarded as grant or scholarship $ 19,950
Post-9/11 GI Bill Award Number of Students Amount per year
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits 201 $21,265
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduate students 33 $22,126
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduate students 168 $21,096

Data Source: https://online.duke.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

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