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Duke University

Duke University is a private D1 university located in Durham, North Carolina. The tuition to attend is $45,376 and is the same for both in state and out of state students The average net cost to attend Duke University is $28,058 and 13% of students get in. There are roughly 6,501 students that attend Duke University.

More information on Duke University can be found by going to their academics page or their admissions page.

You can contact the Men's Wrestling Head Coach Glen Lanham at (919) 613-6370 glanham@duaa.duke.edu or by filling out the recruitment questionnaire.


Duke University is a private, non-profit, research university located in Durham, North Carolina. It is regarded as one of the most prestigious universities in the world because of its academic strength and wealth. It holds a top-ten position in several national rankings.Founded by Methodists and Quakers in the present-day town of Trinity in 1838, the school moved to Durham in 1892. In 1924, tobacco and electric power industrialist James Buchanan Duke established The Duke Endowment, at which time the institution changed its name to honor his deceased father, Washington Duke. Duke's campus spans over 8,600 acres (3,500 hectares) on three contiguous campuses in Durham as well as a marine lab in Beaufort. The main campus—designed largely by architect Julian Abele—incorporates Gothic architecture with the 210-foot (64-meter) Duke Chapel at the campus' center and highest point of elevation. The first-year-populated East Campus contains Georgian-style architecture, while the main Gothic-style West Campus 1.5 miles (2.4 kilometers) away is adjacent to the Medical Center. Duke is the seventh-wealthiest private university in America with $11.4 billion in cash and investments in fiscal year 2014. In 2017, The Chronicle reported that the university had approximately $13.6 billion in net assets. Duke's research expenditures in the 2015 fiscal year were $1.037 billion, the seventh largest in the nation.Duke is often ranked among the world's best universities. In 2017, Forbes lists Duke among the top ten universities to "produce the most Forbes 400 billionaires". In a corporate study carried out by The New York Times, Duke's graduates were shown to be among the most sought-after and valued in the world, and Forbes magazine ranked Duke 7th in the world on its list of 'power factories'. As of 2017, 11 Nobel laureates and 3 Turing Award winners have been affiliated with the university. In 2017 and 2018, The Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education listed Duke as the best university (tied with Harvard and Yale) in the country for student outcomes, considering graduate salary, graduation rate, debt repayment, and academic reputation. Duke also ranks fifth among national universities to have produced Rhodes, Marshall, Truman, Goldwater, and Udall Scholars. In 2014, Thomson Reuters named 32 of Duke's professors to its list of Highly Cited Researchers, making it fourth globally in terms of primary affiliations. Duke's sports teams compete in the Atlantic Coast Conference and the basketball team is renowned for having won five NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championships, most recently in 2015.