Duke is on a 8,500-acre campus in a suburban setting in Durham, North Carolina. Duke has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Duke also has fraternities and sororities.
Duke offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through junior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of Duke students live on campus. In 2021, 82% of undergrads at Duke lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 18% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Duke. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Duke offers coed housing and .
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Duke University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Duke campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Duke offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Duke, take Interstate 85 to Durham, NC. If you need to fly, book your flight to Raleigh-Durham International airport.
Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Duke's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
Non-Resident / International Students
© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.
Tuition and Fees
Claim your page to customize your profile and connect with students!Claim Free Account
Want to find money for school that doesn’t need to be paid back? Access insights and advice on how to search and apply for scholarships!Find Scholarships
Connect with the world's largest college forum for candid, authentic discussion.Join the Conversation