Duke University Computer Science Programs
Located in Durham, North Carolina, Duke University is a private not-for-profit institution. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.
Duke University Rankings
Duke landed the #7 spot in our 2023 ranking of best colleges. We analyzed 758 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking. This puts it in the top 1% of all schools in the nation! Duke also holds the #1 spot on the Best Colleges in North Carolina ranking.
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Duke has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Duke.
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Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Duke has earned from around the web.
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|#9||Best Schools||Course Advisor|
|#12||Best Information Science Graduate Degree Schools||College Factual|
|#12||Best General Information Science Graduate Degree Schools||College Factual|
Where Is Duke University?
Contact details for Duke are given below.
|Address:||103 Allen Bldg, Durham, NC 27708|
How Do I Get Into Duke?
You can apply to Duke online at: admissions.duke.edu/application/instructions
Admission Requirements for Duke
|High School GPA||recommended|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||required|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Duke?
Approximately 51% of accepted students are men and 49% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 8%, and the acceptance rate for women is 8%.
Average Test Scores
About 60% of students accepted to Duke submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 720 and 770. Math scores were between 750 and 800.
Can I Afford Duke University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Duke, approximately 22% of students took out student loans averaging $8,494 a year. That adds up to $33,976 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Duke is 0.3%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
Duke University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 9,455 graduate students at the school.
Of the 6,572 full-time undergraduates at Duke, 49% are male and 51% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Duke University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||576|
|Hispanic or Latino||669|
North Carolina students aren't the only ones who study at Duke University. At this time, 49 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 126 countries are represented at Duke. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and South Korea.
Online Learning at Duke University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Duke has changed over the last few years.
Online Growth Rankings of Duke
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Duke University was 71.4%. This is the #347 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Duke regardless of major.
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Duke University Computer Science Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
|General Information Science||0||2||0||0||2|
|Other Computer & Information Sciences||0||0||0||0||0|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
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More about our data sources and methodologies.
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