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Duke University Acceptance Rates & Admissions Statistics

How Do You Compare to Duke University Other Incoming Students?

Use the admissions stats from Duke University recent freshman class to see how you compare.

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What Admissions Statistics Mean for You?

Reviewing the admissions stats at Duke University can help you determine your likelihood of acceptance. Take a look at the SAT and ACT scores of previous applicants to help you understand your chances of being accepted. If you find your scores are lower than the average freshman, try retaking the exam to better your score or reviewing colleges looking for scores matching your own.

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Selectivity (Fall 2021): Are You the Right Type of Student For This College?

Open Admissions No
Selectivity of College More Selective
Acceptance Rate 6%

Acceptance and Enrollment Stats (Fall 2021)

Applicant Total 49,703
Accepted 2,927
Enrolled 1,744

Who’s Applying: Applicants by Gender

Applicants: Men - Women  46 to 54
Accepted: Men - Women  45 to 55
Enrolled: Men - Women  45 to 55

Average Test Scores

About 47% of students accepted to Duke submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 725 and 765. Math scores were between 743 and 793.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Duke University  ( 725 to 765 )
SAT Math Scores for Duke University  ( 743 to 793 )

Duke received ACT scores from 46% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 33 and 35.

ACT Composite Scores for Duke University  ( 33 to 35 )

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