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2138 Campus Drive, Durham, North Carolina
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Duke University in Durham, NC

Founded in 1924, Duke University is an elite private university and one of the most prestigious institutions of higher learning in the world. Duke University offers a dynamic and beautiful campus in Durham. 6,300 undergraduate and 4,500 graduate students can earn degrees in a wide array of fields, including arts and sciences, business, law, medicine and nursing, biomedical engineering, public policy, and microelectronics.
Duke University is recognized for its successful athletic programs, especially the Blue Devils basketball and golf teams, Duke University Hospital and Duke University Children's Health Center. Explore the beautiful Duke campus and see the Nasher Museum of Art, Sara P. Duke Gardens, Duke Lemur Center, and Duke Chapel, a magnificent neo-Gothic icon.


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Prices - Tuition: $44,101
  • Duke Performances
  • Blue Devil Days
  • Blue Devils Basketball Games
  • American Dance Festival


  • Sara P. Duke Gardens
  • Continuing Education Workshops
  • Nasher Museum of Art Exhibits
  • Duke University Golf Club
  • Lecture Series
  • Concerts & Festivals

Events at Duke University -

Duke University offers endless events, festivals, music and theater performances, and over 400 student organizations and clubs. Enjoy concerts, shows and films at Duke Performances and the Duke University Union, which hosts many big-name bands.
Check out the American Dance Festival - held at Duke for more than 30 years - which brings the world's most celebrated dance companies to Durham.

Duke Workshops -

Duke University offers many thought-provoking workshops that inspire hands-on learning and the exchange of ideas. Duke Continuing Studies offers several workshops including the Performing Arts Workshop and Creative Writing Workshop.


What’s unique about Duke University?

Duke University is a unique environment that goes beyond education and research. Duke offers a beautiful and historic campus with stunning architecture, innovative programs, amazing facilities, cultural experiences and recreation unlike anywhere in the world. Duke is home to many famous attractions and research centers, including:
  • Nasher Museum of Art
  • Sara P Duke Gardens
  • Duke University Golf Club (Top Public Course)
  • Duke Chapel
  • Duke University Hospital
  • Duke Forest
  • Duke Herbarium
  • Duke Lemur Center

What special departments are offered?

Duke University offers 10 schools and colleges, including Trinity College of Arts and Sciences and the prestigious Pratt School of Engineering, which offer a diversity of programs, departments and undergraduate and graduate degrees.
Duke is recognized for its highly-ranked graduate programs at Fuqua School of Business, Pratt School of Engineering, School of Law, School of Medicine, Sanford School of Public Policy, and School of Nursing. Duke also offers graduate programs through its well-respected Divinity School and Nicholas School of the Environment. The most popular majors at Duke University include: Economics; Psychology, Biology, Political Science and Government.


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