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Best Values in Colleges

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Duke University (Durham, NC)

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Duke University is ranked 5 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Private Colleges and is ranked 10 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 75%
Applicants who took ACT 49%

SAT Verbal Score

700+62%
600-69931%
600+93%

SAT Math Score

700+74%
600-69921%
600+95%

ACT Score

30-3683%
24-2915%
24+98%

Students applied30,546
Students admitted3,801
Admission rate12%

Students per faculty7

4-year graduation rate87%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$45,800
Fees$1,443
Room and board$13,290
Estimated book expense$1,345
Total cost$61,878

Cost after need-based aid$22,603
Cost after non-need-based aid$42,055

Average debt at graduation$18,456

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met100%
Average need-based aid$39,275
Average non-need-based aid$19,823

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment6,646

Full-Time

Men3,282
Women3,347

Part-Time

Men9
Women8

Freshmen retained97%

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database. Copyright © 2014 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.

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