Duke University

Women's WCLA Contact: Rhiannon Horton
8 / 10
6,696 Undergrads / 16,130 Students
6 / 10
$22,011 Net Price
10 / 10
10% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    WCLA Div. 1

  • College Type

    4-year, Private non-profit

  • Campus Type

    City: Large

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
7 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
88% / 95%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
United Methodist
On campus housing is provided and is required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

Most road games are played in-state.

Recruit Commits
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Where Grads Live
  • Raleigh-Durham North Carolina Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Greater Boston Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Charlotte North Carolina Area
  • Greater Philadelphia Area
  • Greater Seattle Area
  • Greensboro/Winston-Salem North Carolina Area
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
  • Houston Texas Area
  • Baltimore Maryland Area
Where Grads Work
  • IBM
  • Duke University Medical Center
  • Google
  • Accenture
  • Microsoft
  • Deloitte
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Wells Fargo
  • Bank of America
  • Cisco
  • Oracle
  • McKinsey & Company
  • Duke University Health System
  • Booz Allen Hamilton
What Grads Do
  • Research
  • Education
  • Healthcare Services
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Legal
  • Media and Communication
  • Finance
  • Consulting
  • Engineering
  • Operations
  • Sales
  • Marketing
  • Information Technology
  • Program and Project Management
  • Business Development
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Niche Grades
Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
680 - 770
570 - 710
1420 - 1560
32 - 35
30 - 35
31 - 35

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 690 - 780 for SAT; 8 - 10 for ACT

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SAT Reading

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Applicants 33,077 16,226 16,851
% Admitted 10% 10% 10%
% Admits That Enroll 54% 53% 54%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 4.17
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
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    High School Rank
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    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Social Sciences (19%)
    Engineering (17%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (15%)
    Public Admin. & Social Services (10%)
    Health Professions (7%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (6%)
    Psychology (6%)
    Physical Sciences (3%)
    Mathematics & Statistics (3%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (2%)
    Natural Resources & Conservation (2%)
    History (2%)
    Foreign Languages (2%)
    English Language & Literature (2%)
    Education (2%)
    Philosophy & Religious Studies (1%)
    Ethnic, Cultural & Gender Studies (1%)
    Interdisciplinary Studies
    Engineering Technology
    Communication & Journalism
    Athlete graduation rate
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for all students (private non-profit and for profit institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$53,500
    Books & Supplies$1,260
    Cost of Living$14,798
    Personal Expenses$2,206
    Sticker Price$71,764

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    68% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship49%$47,836
    Federal Grants14%$5,723
    Pell Grants13%$4,520
    Other Federal5%$3,932
    State & Local Grants3%$4,748
    Institutional Grants48%$46,911
    Student Loans44%$6,114
    Federal Loans37%$4,325
    Other Loans24%$4,428

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Financial Assets $7.91 Billion $490,463

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $9,200.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $9,000 $98

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 0.6%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 2,130 students.


    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $84,400

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


    How long until this college investment pays off: 2.91 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 88% of students graduate on time.

    Team Social
    Campus Safety
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 15 12
    Fondling 10 4
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery 3 -
    Aggravated Assault 5 -
    Burglary 33 10
    Motor Vehicle Theft 17 -
    Arson 1 1

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Basic ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity
    Undergrad InstructionArts & sciences plus professions, high graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Comprehensive programs, with medical/veterinary school
    Enrollment ProfileMajority graduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, large, highly residential

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