Duke University requires at least 34 courses to graduate with a bachelor's degree. There is no accelarated degree program, . Additionally, Duke has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer. Around 95% of students who started college at Duke finish the requirements for graduation within six years. Duke offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
Duke has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate. Students are required to fulfill a lanuage requirement as well as a math and science requirement. Students do not have to take a computer class.
When choosing a major, Duke students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at Duke below. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major. Double majoring may mean taking more courses, but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to a graduate program.
If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, they can design their own major. Duke does not require all students to complete a senior project.
Duke offers services for students with disabilities. Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Disability Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
Duke does not have distance learning options or fully-online programs, so students must be able to attend classes on-campus.
Duke offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
Duke does not offer an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.
Duke does not require an internship for all students Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.
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