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Duke University

Academics and Majors

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Duke University is “all about academic excellence complemented by highly com­petitive Division I sports and an enriching array of extracurricular activities,” making the university “an exciting, challenging, and enjoyable place to be.” Undergraduates choose Duke because they “are passionate about a wide range of things, including academics, sports,... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

2138 Campus Drive

Box 90586

Durham, NC 27708-0586

United States

Phone: 919-684-3214

Fax: 9196681661


Majors & Special Programs
Academic Rating: 90
Most Popular Majors: Economics, General
Psychology, General
Public Policy Analysis
All Majors: African Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
African-American/Black Studies
African-American/Black Studies
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Combined Degree Programs: BA/MA
Joint Engineering Program: 3-2 engineering program.
Other Joint Degree Programs: 3-2 and 4-1 med-tech programs.
Special Study Options: Accelerated
Cross Registration
Distance Learning
Double Major
Exchange Student
Honors Program
Student Designed Major
Study Abroad
Teacher Certification

Other Special Study Options:
Undergrads may take grad level classes. Off-Campus Study: New York Arts Program. Other Special Programs: Semester and summer programs in ecology, geology, oceanography, physiology, and zoology at marine laboratory in Beaufort.
Required Coursework: English (including composition)
Foreign languages
Sciences (biological or physical)
Social science

Other required coursework:
New Curriculum in Fall 2000. Students are required to complete three courses in each of these Areas of Knowledge: Arts and Literature Civilizations Social Sciences Natural Sciences and Mathematics
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Faculty & Class Information
Student Faculty Ratio:7:1
Total Faculty:901
Full-time & part-time faculty with Phds:816
Classes Taught by TAs:4%
Most Frequent Class Size:10 - 19
Most Frequent Lab & Sub-Section Size:10 - 19
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