Duke University
Duke University

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  • University Offices:
    2127 Campus Drive, Annex. Durham, North Carolina, USA
  • Telephone:
    (919) 684-3214
  • Fax:
    (919) 668-1661
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Spread over 8000 acres of land, Duke University is situated at Durham, North Carolina. Founded in 1838, it is regarded as the youngest among prestigious institutions situated in the United States. It houses more than 14,000 students coming from different backgrounds.

Central campus of Duke comprise 4 parts- East, West, and South campus in addition to a medical center. Also, the primary focus of attraction on the campus is Sarah Duke Garden- spread around 50 acres of land. Library of Duke is one of the top Libraries in the purview of private research.

Duke has an active group of more than 140,000 living alumni. Some of the notable alumni of Duke includes Richard Nixon, Elizabeth Dole and Charlie Rose among others.

Comprising numerous courses in a lot of subjects, Duke’s primary schools include- School of Medicine, Sanford School of Public Policy, and Trinity College of Arts and Sciences. Also known as ‘Gothic Wonderland’, Duke University is considered as the “most selective” university. It also is a part of toughest Universities in the U.S. to get in. It receives around 25,000 application forms every year and admits 10% out of the total.

Duke’s top recruiters include every reputed firm from Amazon to Inter-American development Bank. By following the objectives of delivering quality education and preparing leaders of tomorrow, Duke university aims to elevate the spirit, engage the mind and stimulate the best efforts.