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Duke University Admissions Stats

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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Required
Recommendations: Required
Secondary School GPA: Recommended
Secondary School Rank: Recommended
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Recommended
Common Application Accepted: Yes

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Special Factors

AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

2138 Campus Drive Durham, NC 27708
Phone: (919) 684-3214
Admissions Phone: (919) 684-3214
General Site: WWW.DUKE.EDU
Duke University
  • Located in Durham, NC
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 14,950 students enrolled
  • 10% admitted
  • $53,744 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Maya from McDonough, GA
  • Jan-23-2018 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Persevere through your last years of high school because Duke wants to see how you are different from all the other prospective applicants, and overcoming adversity and hardships in your school is one of the first steps! Duke is a place where dreams are created, so it's good to come prepared with fresh and exciting ideas, as well as an open mind to hear out the opinions of others.

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  • Noah from Medina, OH
  • Jan-17-2018 I am a current student here

    Come visit and tour campus, make appointments in areas of your major to get a feel for the environment and be ready for a challenge

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  • Ariana from Fort Myers, FL
  • Dec-21-2016 I am a current student here

    1.Visit the campus and get a tour! 2. Go to Blue Devil Days. You learn a lot and meet a lot of people. 3. Try to test out of math. Duke math is notoriously difficult. 4. Look for specific clubs or organizations you want to work with and get started right away.

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  • robert from phoenix, md
  • Jun-17-2016 I am a current student here

    1) you are coming to duke to both inspire others, as well as be inspired. if you remember this simple fact, you will never struggle to entertain a classmate's creative idea for a project proposal, to find the inspiration to study harder for a test after your best friend aced the previous one, or to find the courage to start your own public initiative on campus. you are here only because the admissions office saw promise in you to change the campus in a positive light, and beyond. that being said, you are now surrounded by thousands of other colleagues who demonstrate similar promise. listen to their stories, hear their unique perspectives, and you might just come away from your conversation with greater perspective than before, which equates to even greater promise. 2) you'll never know if you've mastered the material until you are tested upon it. whether it's a lecture class of 200+ or a seminar with a mere twelve of your peers, you are now competing against some of the best students in the world for grades. which means the only stratifying barrier to success that now divides the ranks of your classmates is good, old work ethic--how much time you are willing to put in. and if you do not put in the time to adequately study for midterms, quizzes, and tests at duke, then you are going to have a miserable experience at duke. the reverse is also true. if you can average 2.5 hours of studying (excluding homework assignments) per every hour you are in class, you will not only be ready to garner excellent grades by the time the assessment comes around, but you will retain a critical knowledge base with which to apply what you've learned to other disciplines, and make connections. it is these types of skills that employers are really looking for after graduation, so adopting this critical perspective on all of your courses will sharpen your competitive edge significantly when you go to apply for jobs.

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  • kimberly from sunrise, fl
  • Apr-05-2016 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    be honest in your application; most of the people applying are already well-rounded, academically superior students, write about what makes you stand out. find something specific about duke that attracts your attention to it, it can be programs, volunteering opportunities, research opportunities, study abroad programs, etc. make sure to visit the campus to make sure the environment suits you as a person.

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