This is Duke
North Carolina & South Carolina Open House
Are you a rising high school senior from North or South Carolina? We invite you to learn more about the incomparable Blue Devil community at our open house on Saturday, May 20, 2017.
$20 Million Donation Goes to First-Generation Scholarship Program
The gift, given by the Chairman of the Board of Trustees, will support Duke's merit scholarship for high-achieving, low-income students who are the first in their families to go to college. The existing Washington Duke Scholars Program will be renamed as the David M. Rubinstein Scholars Program.
Two Juniors Awarded Goldwater Scholarship
Duke juniors John Lu and Karen Xu have both been named Goldwater Scholars for the 2017-2018 academic year. They join the 67 Duke students since 1995 who have received the prestigious award for undergraduate achievement in the sciences.
2,312 Offered Admission for Class of 2021
Setting a new record, more than 34,400 high school students from around the world applied to join Duke's next freshman class. On Wednesday evening, March 29, they were able to learn their admissions decisions online.
President and Provost Issue Statement on Federal Immigration Restrictions
Duke University's President and Provost have emphasized their continuing support of students, as well as the free and open exchange of ideas, following the Trump Administration's "confusing and disturbing" restrictions on immigration to the United States.
What's Your Forever?
For our graduates, it's Forever Duke. Hear alumni discuss the things that drive them and the ways Duke helped them discover and develop their abiding passions.
The Duke Philosophy: Access and Flexibility.
We guide our students to find their own academic paths by helping them to reason, analyze and understand in unprecedented ways. The undergraduate experience at Duke is characterized by a spirit of academic energy, exploration and challenge.
We are a research university with resources to connect undergraduate education to the processes of inquiry and discovery. Duke students explore ideas by collaborating directly with our exceptional faculty in a program of study that focuses on interdisciplinary exploration.
A student's education doesn't end at the classroom door. We provide an incredible variety of opportunities for students to enhance and supplement in-class learning with hands-on experiences, service in the community—both locally and globally—and development of leadership skills.
Read Our Student Blogs.
Undergraduate bloggers give you a window into real life at Duke.
Our numbers show how we make everything available to our undergraduates...
of undergraduates participate in faculty research
of classes have fewer than 19 students
domestic and international learning opportunities
Join a Culture of Champions
Our students’ pursuit of global involvement is not just so the world can be affected by Duke, but so we can be confronted, affected and challenged in return.
DukeEngage Family Health Ministries, Haiti
"Duke is a place of amazing abundance."
This is President Brodhead.
Here's what he has to say.
To turn Duke opportunities into your personal strengths, you have to want them, reach out to them, and actively incorporate them into your life. It’s your choice, but it matters what you do.
A great university is a scene of constant combustion, where energies of intelligence and creativity are released in a bonfire no marshal could hope to contain.
Like the Olympics, Duke is a community dedicated to the highest realization of human powers.