Duke University is Affiliated With the United Methodist Faith.
Some, but not all, schools with a religious affiliation may require a statement of faith or religious studies component. Contact the school to see what their requirements are. If an affinity with the United Methodist faith interests you, check out our ranking of The Best United Methodist Colleges and Universities.
Duke Has a Disability Services Site
For more information on policies and accommodations that the university provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit Duke Disability Services.
Duke for the Military
While not a "service academy", Duke does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. Undergraduates have access to one or more ROTC programs and there is an active student veterans group on campus. For more information on policies related to veterans, you can visit Duke Veteran Services . For more information, check out our Duke for Veterans Guide.
Freshmen Living Arrangements at Duke University
Duke not only offers on-campus housing, they require freshmen to live on campus. If you are a returning adult or veteran, you can inquire about being exempted from such a requirement.
* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.
Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at Duke University
Duke has a comparatively large, student body. There were 6,682 undergraduates in 2019. Full-time attendance was 6,659 (99.7%). Part-time attendance was 23 (0.3%).
Duke University is Ranked #16 for Overall Diversity
Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, Duke receives top marks for overall diversity. We rank Duke #16 out of 3,514.
The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.
Duke University Competes in the NCAA
Duke has a total of 652 student athletes, 377 men and 275 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.
|Total Revenue (all teams)||$78,604,895|
|Total Expenses (all teams)||$78,224,565|
For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to Duke University Athletics