It comes as no surprise that a Duke education is highly valued in the job field; indeed, a New York Times corporate study from 2012 showed that Duke graduates were among the most valued and sought out worldwide. In this blog post, we’ll walk you through the Duke application and give you the tips, tricks, and insights you need to really make your applying stand out.
Duke is now home to approximately 6,639 undergraduate students.
Duke operates a need blind admissions policy, meaning that your ability to pay for Duke does not factor into your admissions decision.
Furthermore, Duke pledges to meet the full financial need of domestic students.
On campus, Duke offers a variety of extracurricular opportunities.
There are more than 400 student organizations at Duke, that range from cultural to service to special interest groups and beyond.
You also have the option of submitting an arts supplement if you have exceptional artistic talent that you feel would add to your application.
The deadline for submitting an arts supplement is November 1 for Early Decision, and January 7 for Regular Decision.
Duke is a highly competitive university, and is among the most selective in the nation. 85.5% of students were from the United States, and 14.5% were international students. For the Trinity College of Arts and Sciences, the middle 50% scores for the SAT Critical Reading section were 690-790; for Math, 700-800; for Writing, 700-790.
This makes for a composite range of 2090-2380 on the old scale, and 1390-1590 on the new scale. For the Pratt School of Engineering, the middle 50% for the SAT Critical Reading section was 700-790; for Math, 760-800; for Writing, 710-790.