Study at Duke University

United States

Private University, Estd. in 1832

Updated on - October 11th 2019 by Piyush Bhartiya

Overview

Duke University Facts

Duke is a private university situated in Durham, North Carolina with a motto of believing in knowledge and faith.

  • The campus has its spread across 9000 acres.
  • The university works with a mission to provide real leadership in the educational world and carefully select students of character &determination.
  • It has an excellent student-faculty ratio of 8:1.
  • More than half of graduates receive financial aid benefit.
  • 13 Noble Laureates and 3 Turing Award winners have been affiliated with the university in 2019.

Popular Courses

1st year total fees:
Rs. 3,739,110.90
Exams Accepted:
GMAT,GRE,SAT
1st year total fees:
Rs. 3,739,110.90
Exams Accepted:
GMAT,GRE,SAT
1st year total fees:
Rs. 3,739,110.90
Exams Accepted:
GMAT,GRE,SAT
1st year total fees:
Rs. 3,739,110.90
Exams Accepted:
GMAT,GRE,SAT
1st year total fees:
Rs. 3,739,110.90
Exams Accepted:
GMAT,GRE,SAT

About Duke University

History

Duke started in 1838 as a schoolhouse. It has witnessed significant growth over the period in terms of both its educational improvements and global recognition. Slowly and steadily Duke stood up as a powerhouse of education. New duke universities were opened in China making it an epitome of opportunity to study and avail the best educational universities. Students are also named Rhodes Scholars in the university and the score has reached 46.

Overview

Duke is the place that embraces openness and welcomes intellectually who use talents to put their ideas to test. It makes education a pathway to improve society and focus on personal development. The academic philosophy is rested on four pillars which are self-defined academic pursuits, interdisciplinary education, civic & global engagement, and research.

Learning is priority and teaching is personal. The first-year students are provided with special advising centers in order to get the best option easily accessible by them. Resources are given to the students for achieving their academic goals. A variety of initiatives and programs address the student’s lives focussing on their intellectual, social, cultural and physical development. Even students with disabilities are also provided enough services. Academic opportunities are present in abundance. The academic value is at the focal point which gives a liberal education to its candidates to every year students. The university is committed to learning, freedom, and truth. It offers 200+ ways of domestic and international opportunities. The university offers basically two undergraduate academic paths – liberal arts and engineering.

Notable Alumni

There are several notable alumni who have studied at Duke University. Some of the notable alumni of Duke University are:

NameDescription
Richard NixonPresident of the United States
Kenneth J. GergenPsychologist and professor at Swarthmore College
Jeff WilliamsCOO of Apple
Robert Everett (computer scientist)National Medal of Technology and Innovation laureate
Margaret CuninggimDean of women at the University of Tennessee and at Vanderbilt University

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Courses and Fees

Popular Degrees

M.Sc. + Ph.D. (Masters of Science + Doctorate of Philosphy)
1st year total fees:
Rs. 3,739,110.90
Exams Accepted:
IELTS,PTE,TOEFL
M.Tech. + Ph.D. (Masters of Technology + Doctorate of Philosphy)
1st year total fees:
Rs. 3,739,110.90
Exams Accepted:
IELTS,PTE,TOEFL
M.Tech. (Master of Technology)
1st year total fees:
Rs. 3,739,110.90
Exams Accepted:
IELTS,PTE,TOEFL
B.C.A. + M.Sc. (Bachelors of Computer Application + Masters of Sciences)
1st year total fees:
Rs. 3,739,110.90
Exams Accepted:
IELTS,PTE,TOEFL
B.Sc. + M.Sc. (Bachelors of Science + Masters of Science)
1st year total fees:
Rs. 3,739,110.90
Exams Accepted:
IELTS,PTE,TOEFL

Browse Courses by Area of Study

Business & Management

2 Courses

Computer Science & IT

6 Courses

Education

39 Courses

Engineering

13 Courses

Fine Arts

7 Courses

Law

No Courses

Mathematics

4 Courses

Medicine

1 Courses

Professional Studies

No Courses

Science

28 Courses

Social Science

43 Courses

Sports

No Courses

List of courses

2.

Master Of Science - Statistical Science

1-year | 55,680.00/- | PG

4.

Master Of Science - Medical Physics

1-year | 55,680.00/- | PG

6.

Master Of Science - Global Health

1-year | 55,680.00/- | PG

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9.
10.

Master Of Science - Computer Science

1-year | 3,739,110.90/- | PG

Admission Procedures

How to Apply

Application timing is very crucial at Duke so it's wise to go for the early decision rather than a regular one.

  • A common or coalition application is submitted in case of interest.
  • Early decision candidates have to notify the college in January.
  • There is a rigorous procedure of selection analyzing the overall aspect of individuals.
  • The application fees are approximately Rs. 6500
  • Essay writing will be common to both kinds of application.

List of Documents Required

Documents are the only thing that describes your status abroad so make sure that you deposit the right ones.

  • Score copy of SAT and ACT tests
  • English proficiency test proof only if the candidate is willing to showcase not mandatory
  • Clearly mention a preference for college and major/ minors.

Requirements & Eligibility

Area of StudyUGPG
ArchitectureIELTS: 7
PTE: -
TOEFL: 100
IELTS: -
PTE: -
TOEFL: -
Business and ManagementIELTS: 7
PTE: -
TOEFL: 100
IELTS: 7
PTE: -
TOEFL: 90
Computer Science and ITIELTS: 7
PTE: -
TOEFL: 100
IELTS: 7
PTE: -
TOEFL: 90
EducationIELTS: 7
PTE: -
TOEFL: 100
IELTS: 7
PTE: -
TOEFL: 90
EngineeringIELTS: 7
PTE: -
TOEFL: 100
IELTS: 7
PTE: -
TOEFL: 90
Fine ArtsIELTS: 7
PTE: -
TOEFL: 100
IELTS: 7
PTE: -
TOEFL: 90
MathematicsIELTS: 7
PTE: -
TOEFL: 100
IELTS: 7
PTE: -
TOEFL: 90
MedicineIELTS: -
PTE: -
TOEFL: -
IELTS: 7
PTE: -
TOEFL: 90
ScienceIELTS: 7
PTE: -
TOEFL: 100
IELTS: 7
PTE: -
TOEFL: 90
Social ScienceIELTS: 7
PTE: -
TOEFL: 100
IELTS: 7
PTE: -
TOEFL: 90

Important Deadlines

Area of StudyUGPG
Architecture 30.june ,2019 -
Business and Management 30.june ,2019 30.june ,2019
Computer Science and IT 30.june ,2019 30.june ,2019
Education 30.june ,2019 30.june ,2019
Engineering 30.june ,2019 30.june ,2019
Fine Arts 30.june ,2019 30.june ,2019
Mathematics 30.june ,2019 30.june ,2019
Medicine - 30.june ,2019
Science 30.june ,2019 30.june ,2019
Social Science 30.june ,2019 30.june ,2019

Life at Duke University

Duke represents a community of 50 countries as it believes in giving quality education to its international students. It also provides financial aid facilities to them in order to make their dream come true. In the first year, it makes an atmosphere of learning, studying, and exploration especially for people from abroad. It is also serving in China, Singapore, and D.C. It has one on one global advisors present in order to solve the problems of the students.

Accommodation

Duke provides good accommodation facilities to its students.

  • Application is to be submitted online.
  • First-year students usually settle up at the east campus.
  • There are different cuisines offered for the menu.
  • Fitness and wellness are also available
  • Campus Safety and security are also taken care of.
  • The cost would turn out to be Rs. 10 lakh per year 

Cost of Living in the Vicinity

The surroundings offer various other options to stay costing approximately the same.

Key Attractions

 Duke life is more peaceful due to the attractions it holds within it.

  • Duke Chapel is the first place to stop by.
  • Cameron indoor stadium is a nice way to spend time.
  • Perkins library turns out to be a good spot.
  • Nasher museum of art captures the attention.
  • Auditorium and research centers are also undoubtedly beautiful.

Living Cost

Accomodation

753 USD
Per Month

Food

400 USD
Per Month

Entertainment

300 USD
Per Month

Utility

172 USD
Per Month

Travel

35 USD
Per Month

Misc

200 USD
Per Month

Coke

1 USD
Per Month

Mcdonalds Meal

6 USD
Per Month

Accomodation

753 USD/Per Month

Food

400 USD/Per Month

Entertainment

300 USD/Per Month

Utility

300 USD/Per Month

Travel

35 USD/Per Month

Misc

200 USD/Per Month

Coke

1 USD/Per Month

Mcdonalds Meal

6 USD/Per Month

Colleges

Colleges at Duke University

There are 1 colleges that come under Duke University. The details are as follows:

CollegeDescription
School of Medicine

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School of Medicine

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