杜克大学

2138 Campus Drive, Durham

  • #=50 QS全球排名
  • Private高校性质
  • Very High研究成果
  • 15,969学生人数
  • 5,608教员人数
  • 3,445国际学生人数

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Founded in 1838, Duke University is a private research university located in Durham, North Carolina, named after the university’s great benefactor James Buchanan Duke’s deceased father, Washington Duke. 

Its campus spans over 8,600 acres on three campuses in Durham as well as a marine lab in Beaufort. The main campus – designed largely by architect Julian Abele – incorporates Gothic architecture with the looming presence of Duke Chapel, the campus' centerpiece that seats nearly 1,600 people and contains a 5,200-pipe organ. 

Duke is the seventh-wealthiest private university in America and in 2014, Thomson Reuters named 32 of Duke's professors to its list of Highly Cited Researchers. Ten Nobel laureates and three Turing Award winners are also affiliated with the university, which is the second-largest private employer in the state of North Carolina. 

From its early days as Brown’s Schoolhouse, Duke has evolved into a global academic and research powerhouse. Its Levine Science Research Center is the largest single-site interdisciplinary research facility of any American university, and in 2014 Duke spread its tentacles eastwards, opening a Chinese outpost, Duke Kunshan University, which blends an American-style liberal arts education with Chinese traditions. 

Its recent academic achievements include three of its students being named Rhodes Scholars in 2002 and 2006. Also in 2006, Duke researchers unveiled the first working demonstration of an invisibility cloak, to the delight of Harry Potter fans around the world. 

A total of around 15,000 students attend Duke, with the majority of them being postgraduates. There is an 8:1 student-to-faculty ratio, which personalizes the learning experience. 

Undergraduates have access to four academic schools including Trinity College of Arts and Sciences, and the Sanford School of Public Policy. Graduate students can enroll in nine graduate and professional schools, including Duke Law School, Fuqua School of Business, and the School of Medicine. 

The university has an ethnically diverse and politically engaged student body: activism in the 1960s prompted Martin Luther King Jr to speak on campus about the civil rights movement, and, following violence in Charlottesville in 2017, the statue of Confederate General Robert E Lee was removed from the entrance to Duke University Chapel.  

The majority of Duke students live on campus, where they can take advantage of the university’s enviable sports facilities and get fully involved in student life. Duke is home to over 400 student organizations – cultural, faith-based, political, and service-based – that foster student interaction and exchange, and help students develop their interests and passions. 


About

Founded in 1838, Duke University is a private research university located in Durham, North Carolina, named after the university’s great benefactor James Buchanan Duke’s deceased father, Washington Duke. 

Its campus spans over 8,600 acres on three campuses in Durham as well as a marine lab in Beaufort. The main campus – designed largely by architect Julian Abele – incorporates Gothic architecture with the looming presence of Duke Chapel, the campus' centerpiece that seats nearly 1,600 people and contains a 5,200-pipe organ. 

Duke is the seventh-wealthiest private university in America and in 2014, Thomson Reuters named 32 of Duke's professors to its list of Highly Cited Researchers. Ten Nobel laureates and three Turing Award winners are also affiliated with the university, which is the second-largest private employer in the state of North Carolina. 

From its early days as Brown’s Schoolhouse, Duke has evolved into a global academic and research powerhouse. Its Levine Science Research Center is the largest single-site interdisciplinary research facility of any American university, and in 2014 Duke spread its tentacles eastwards, opening a Chinese outpost, Duke Kunshan University, which blends an American-style liberal arts education with Chinese traditions. 

Its recent academic achievements include three of its students being named Rhodes Scholars in 2002 and 2006. Also in 2006, Duke researchers unveiled the first working demonstration of an invisibility cloak, to the delight of Harry Potter fans around the world. 

A total of around 15,000 students attend Duke, with the majority of them being postgraduates. There is an 8:1 student-to-faculty ratio, which personalizes the learning experience. 

Undergraduates have access to four academic schools including Trinity College of Arts and Sciences, and the Sanford School of Public Policy. Graduate students can enroll in nine graduate and professional schools, including Duke Law School, Fuqua School of Business, and the School of Medicine. 

The university has an ethnically diverse and politically engaged student body: activism in the 1960s prompted Martin Luther King Jr to speak on campus about the civil rights movement, and, following violence in Charlottesville in 2017, the statue of Confederate General Robert E Lee was removed from the entrance to Duke University Chapel.  

The majority of Duke students live on campus, where they can take advantage of the university’s enviable sports facilities and get fully involved in student life. Duke is home to over 400 student organizations – cultural, faith-based, political, and service-based – that foster student interaction and exchange, and help students develop their interests and passions. 


University highlights

QS World University Ranking

  • 2012
    #20
  • 2014
    #23
  • 2015
    #=25
  • 2016
    #29
  • 2017
    #=24
  • 2018
    #=21
  • 2019
    #26
  • 2020
    #=25
  • 2021
    #42
  • 2022
    #52
  • 2023
    #=50

Student & Staff

Total students
15,969

59%
41%

International students
3,445

82%
18%

Total faculty staff
5,608

623
4985

Total students
15,969

59%
41%

International students
3,445

82%
18%

Total faculty staff
5,608

4985
623
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Campus locations

Main Campus,

2138 Campus Drive , Durham , North Carolina , United States , 27708

100 Fuqua Drive, Box 90120,

100 Fuqua Drive, Box 90120 , Durham , North Carolina , United States , 27708

104 Allen Building, 421 Chapel Drive, Box 90046,

104 Allen Building, 421 Chapel Drive, Box 90046 , Durham , North Carolina , United States , 27708

210 Science Drive, BOX 90362,

210 Science Drive, BOX 90362 , Durham , North Carolina , United States , 27708

2127 Campus Drive, Box 90065,

2127 Campus Drive, Box 90065 , Durham , North Carolina , United States , 27708

305 Teer Engineering Building, Box 90271,

305 Teer Engineering Building, Box 90271 , Durham , North Carolina , United States , 27708

307 Trent Drive,

307 Trent Drive , Durham , North Carolina , United States , 27710

407 Chapel Drive, Duke Box #90968,

407 Chapel Drive, Duke Box #90968 , Durham , North Carolina , United States , 27708

Box 90239,

Box 90239 , Durham , North Carolina , United States , 27708

Central Campus,

Duke University Central Campus , Durham , North Carolina , United States , 27705

DUMC 3710,

DUMC 3710 , Durham , North Carolina , United States , 27710

East Campus,

712 Broad Street , Durham , North Carolina , United States , 27705

Environment hall 9 circuit drive, BOX 90328,

Environment hall 9 circuit drive, BOX 90328 , Durham , North Carolina , United States , 27708

West Campus,

Few Quadrangle , Durham , North Carolina , United States , 27710

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