Duke University

Women's WCLA Contact: Katherine Nicholas
8 / 10
6,682 Undergrads / 16,606 Students
8 / 10
$24,386 Net Price
10 / 10
8% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    WCLA Div. 1

  • College Type

    4-year, Private non-profit

  • Campus Type

    City: Large

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
6 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
88% / 95%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
United Methodist
On campus housing is provided and is required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

Most road games are played in-state.

Recruit Commits
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Where Grads Live
  • Raleigh-Durham North Carolina Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Greater Boston Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Charlotte North Carolina Area
  • Greater Philadelphia Area
  • Greater Seattle Area
  • Greensboro/Winston-Salem North Carolina Area
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
  • Houston Texas Area
  • Baltimore Maryland Area
Where Grads Work
  • IBM
  • Duke University Medical Center
  • Google
  • Accenture
  • Microsoft
  • Deloitte
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Wells Fargo
  • Bank of America
  • Cisco
  • Oracle
  • McKinsey & Company
  • Duke University Health System
  • Booz Allen Hamilton
What Grads Do
  • Research
  • Education
  • Healthcare Services
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Legal
  • Media and Communication
  • Finance
  • Consulting
  • Engineering
  • Operations
  • Sales
  • Marketing
  • Information Technology
  • Program and Project Management
  • Business Development
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Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
680 - 770
760 - 800
1420 - 1560
34 - 36
32 - 35
33 - 35

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 690 - 780 for SAT; 8 - 10 for ACT

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This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Applicants 41,947 20,183 21,314
% Admitted 8% 8% 7%
% Admits That Enroll 54% 55% 54%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 4.17
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  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
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    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Social Sciences (18%)
    Engineering (16%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (15%)
    Econometrics and Quantitative Economics (10%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (9%)
    Computer Science (9%)
    Public Policy Analysis, General (8%)
    Human Services, General (8%)
    Biology/Biological Sciences, General (8%)
    Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse (7%)
    Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General (7%)
    Psychology (6%)
    Psychology, General (6%)
    Computer Engineering, General (5%)
    Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering (5%)
    Neuroscience (4%)
    Political Science and Government, General (4%)
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    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for all students (private non-profit and for profit institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$58,031
    Books & Supplies$1,434
    Cost of Living$15,588
    Personal Expenses$1,976
    Sticker Price$77,029

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    63% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship49%$50,719
    Federal Grants12%$6,616
    Pell Grants12%$5,041
    Other Federal8%$2,263
    State & Local Grants3%$4,956
    Institutional Grants47%$50,659
    Student Loans22%$6,544
    Federal Loans19%$3,683
    Other Loans14%$5,454

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Financial Assets $8.52 Billion $513,359

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $9,200.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $9,000 $98

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 0.7%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 2,130 students.


    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $84,400

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


    How long until this college investment pays off: 2.91 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 88% of students graduate on time.

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    Campus Safety
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 16 15
    Fondling 10 9
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery 3 1
    Aggravated Assault 6 3
    Burglary 33 26
    Motor Vehicle Theft 21 17
    Arson - -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Basic ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity
    Undergrad InstructionArts & sciences plus professions, high graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Comprehensive programs, with medical/veterinary school
    Enrollment ProfileMajority graduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, large, highly residential

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