Duke University

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Duke University Review

Durham, NC, 103 Allen Bldg
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Career Preparation A-
Students and Culture A-
Facilities A
Activities and Groups A
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Excellent

Duke University is a large, private, four-year university enrolling 15,984 students and offering 239 degrees in Durham, NC.

Study Areas, Degree Popularity

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at Duke University.

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
1
Business
1,226 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Business Administration and Management
789
70
11
Economics
197
96
12
Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies
16
International Business
35
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
2
Human and Social Sciences
1,138 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
African-American/black Studies
0
African Studies
5
Anthropology
30
5
6
Area Studies
15
Christian Studies
24
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
1
1
1
Demography and Population Studies
0
0
Divinity/ministry
133
24
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
0
0
East Asian Studies
10
History
67
4
7
Humanities/humanistic Studies
1
International Relations and Affairs
45
1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
35
Linguistics
10
Medieval and Renaissance Studies
0
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies
0
Philosophy
21
0
6
Political Science
97
13
9
Psychology
126
8
20
Public Policy Analysis
202
63
4
Religion/religious Studies
6
6
8
Religious Education
2
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
0
Social Sciences
1
Sociology
51
8
11
Theology/theological Studies
37
6
Women's Studies
8
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
3
Engineering
867 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
125
50
31
Civil Engineering
27
5
6
Computer Engineering
0
0
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
74
71
19
Engineering/industrial Management
156
Environmental Engineering Technology/environmental Technology
3
Environmental Studies
40
141
14
Materials Engineering
0
Mechanical Engineering
80
12
13
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
4
Healthcare
840 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Adult Health Nurse/nursing
68
11
4
Animal Physiology
0
Bioethics/medical Ethics
4
Clinical Research Coordinator
0
Family Practice Nurse/nursing
0
84
4
2
Gerontology
0
Health/health Care Administration/management
3
Health Information/medical Records Administration/administrator
4
Health/medical Physics
19
5
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences
0
0
Immunology
1
5
International Public Health/international Health
18
33
Maternal/child Health and Neonatal Nurse/nursing
9
Medical Informatics
23
Medicine
84
Neurobiology and Anatomy
0
0
0
Nurse Anesthetist
23
1
Nursing Administration
26
3
Nursing Education
17
2
Nursing Practice
53
Nursing Science
0
3
Ophthalmic Technician/technologist
12
Pediatric Nurse/nursing
20
0
2
Pharmacology
3
14
Physical Therapy/therapist
61
Physician Assistant
87
0
Radiation Protection/health Physics Technician
0
0
Registered Nurse
132
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
5
Mathematics and Science
671 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Anatomy
55
21
0
Animal Genetics
0
0
Biochemistry
1
12
Biology
178
2
8
Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology
0
3
Biometry/biometrics
0
Biophysics
7
Biostatistics
1
17
Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences
0
Cellular Biology and Histology
0
5
Chemistry
41
3
14
Entomology
0
Evolutionary Biology
0
Genome Sciences/genomics
3
8
Geological and Earth Sciences/geosciences
14
Geology/earth Science
0
0
2
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
0
6
Mathematics
49
3
7
Microbiology
0
0
Molecular Biology
1
10
Molecular Genetics
0
7
Neuroscience
88
1
10
Oncology and Cancer Biology
0
Pathology/experimental Pathology
17
6
Physics
14
1
7
Physiology
0
0
Statistics
23
17
9
Zoology
0
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
6
Legal and Law
339 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Law
210
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies
99
8
22
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
7
Education and Liberal Arts
275 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
12
2
6
English Language and Literature
57
6
10
Fine Arts and Art Studies
14
Foreign Languages and Literatures
31
0
0
French Language and Literature
16
0
0
German Language and Literature
12
1
0
2
International and Comparative Education
57
Italian Language and Literature
3
0
0
Liberal Arts
0
Portuguese Language and Literature
1
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
4
3
1
Russian Language and Literature
3
0
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
1
3
Spanish Language and Literature
18
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods
0
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
12
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
8
Computer Technology
149 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer and Information Sciences
1
Computer Science
126
12
10
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
9
Agriculture
76 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Ecology
0
4
Forest Management/forest Resources Management
7
2
Natural Resources Management and Policy
23
40
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
10
Art and Design
43 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Dance
2
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts
11
Music
4
0
5
Visual and Performing Arts
21
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
11
Communication and Media
0 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Design and Visual Communications
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
Online Programs

Check out the online programs offered at Duke University.

Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Clinical Research Coordinator
*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
School Accreditation Information
This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Specialized institution accreditations:
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship (Dietetic Internship Program) American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs (Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences)
Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs (214 Page Building - Counseling and Psychological Services)
Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc., Accreditation Commission (SCPE) - Clinical pastoral education (CPE) centers offering CPE and supervisory CPE programs American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar Law (LAW) - Professional schools American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools Theology (THEOL) - Freestanding schools, as well as programs affiliated with larger institutions, offering graduate professional education for ministry and graduate study of theology Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels Liaison Committee on Medical Education Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools
*Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)
Alumni & Student Reviews
A- Excellent
Career Preparation
What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?
Based on 6 Reviews
Alumni
English, Class of 2014

There are various career days, a career center, and recruitment days.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
French, Class of 1969

University name/reputation opens many doors throughout my career

Rated January 2016
Alumni
English, Class of 1995

Alumni events, career office, internships

Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Students and Culture
What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?
Based on 6 Reviews
Alumni
Psychology, Class of 1976

I have not been there in about 40 years, not sure description would be useful.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
English, Class of 2014

There are racial tensions that I would rather not talk about.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
French, Class of 1969

"Upscale" students; hard-working and successful

Rated January 2016
Alumni
English, Class of 1994

Focused. The university produced a lot of pre-law, pre-med, pre-divinity students.

Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Facilities
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.
Based on 6 Reviews
Alumni
English, Class of 2014

Pretty darn awesome. But due to recent construction projects, pretty darn sucky.

Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Activities and Groups
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?
Based on 6 Reviews
Alumni
English, Class of 2014

I think basketball's a big thing. Nothing unique though.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
French, Class of 1969

Sports, extracurricular, beautiful grounds, plays/concerts

Rated January 2016
Alumni
English, Class of 1995

Basketball games, outdoor adventures (in local state parks).

Rated January 2016
Alumni
English, Class of 1994

Not really sure. I worked several jobs (not a scholarship student) so pretty much didn't do activities. I was part of several theater groups.

Rated January 2016
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