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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.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 79%
Applicants who took ACT 45%

SAT Verbal Score

700+62%
600-69930%
600+92%

SAT Math Score

700+75%
600-69921%
600+96%

ACT Score

30-3681%
24-2916%
24+97%

Students applied30,374
Students admitted4,077
Admission rate13%

Students per faculty7

4-year graduation rate87%
5-year graduation rate93%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$44,020
Fees$1,356
Room and board$12,902
Estimated book expense$1,300
Total cost$59,578

Cost after need-based aid$22,071
Cost after non-need-based aid$4,941

Average debt at graduation$19,506

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met100%
Average need-based aid$37,507
Average non-need-based aid$54,637

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment6,655

Full-Time

Men3,302
Women3,329

Part-Time

Men11
Women13

Freshmen retained97%

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database. Copyright © 2013 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.

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