Duke University

Duke University, often simply called 'Duke', is located in Durham, North Carolina, USA. It is a private school dedicated to research. With over 14,000 students, Duke offers courses in engineering, arts & sciences, and nursing. The school was involved in the Human Genome Project along with other universities on the cutting edge of genetics.

Duke was founded in 1838, as Brown’s Schoolhouse. It was located in what is now the town of Trinity. It was organized by a group of Quakers and Methodists. It would go on in 1841 to become the Union Institute Academy. It was one of the first colleges to be open to women.

Based on the QS World University Ranking of 2023, Duke University is positioned as the #50 top university in the world. The rank is improved by 2 points from last year.

University Profile

Ranking #50
University Name Duke University
Acronym DUKE
Year Established 1838
Motto Eruditio et Religio
Motto in English Knowledge and Faith
Colors Duke blue and white


Address 103 Allen Bldg, Durham, North Carolina, United States
Phone +1 (919) 684 8111
Fax +1 (919) 684 3050
Website Duke University Website
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International Students Allowed Yes
Student Body Men and Women
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