About Duke University
Duke University was founded in 1838 and is located in Durham, NC just 12 miles from neighboring Chapel Hill, home to Duke rival UNC. The private school's suburban campus covers 8,691 acres of land, which includes 7,044 acres of Duke Forest, and is home to total of 6,609, undergraduate students. Duke University is ranked 9th amongst national universities, with Cornell University being a close academic comparison. Students who apply to Duke University tend to apply to Princeton University, Cornell University, Washington and Lee, and UNC as well.
Location: Durham, NC
Tuition: $49,241 USD
Sports Divisions: NCAA Division I
Greek Life: Yup