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Duke University

Women's D1 Coach: Kerstin Kimel
Profile
Size
8 / 10
6,682 Undergrads / 16,606 Students
Cost
8 / 10
$24,386 Net Price
Selectivity
10 / 10
8% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    Atlantic Coast (ACC)

  • College Type

    4-year, Private non-profit

  • Campus Type

    City: Large

Student Body
Gender
  • Male
  • Female
Enrollment
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
Geography
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
Ethnicity
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
6 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
98%
Overall Graduation Rate
95%
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
88% / 95%
Calendar System
Semester
Religious Affiliation
United Methodist
Housing
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 games are scheduled at schools around Virginia and Maryland. The team also travels to Massachusetts, New York, as well as Florida. The team typically plays at neutral sites during preseason at schools around North Carolina. Other trips in the past include Evanston, Illinois and Nashville, Tennessee.

Recruit Commits
2022
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Kaylie Mackiewicz Northport High School Northport, NY Att, Mid
Eva Pronti Victor High School Victor, NY Att
Madison Beale Saint Paul’s School for Girls Ellicott City, MD Mid, Draw
Ava Biancardi St.Anthonys High School East Northport, NY Att, Draw
Madison Drebing Marist High School Eau Claire, MI Goal
Sydney Smith McDonogh School Owings Mills, MD Def
 
2021
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Reilly Traynor Red Bank Catholic Little Silver, NJ Mid, Def
Celia Ralph Shenendehowa Clifton Park, NY Def
Mattie Shearer Western Albemarle HS Crozet, VA Mid
Kennedy Everson Phillips Academy Andover Andover, MA Goal
Carly Bernstein Millburn Sr HS Millburn, NJ Att
Tess Gagliano Barrington HS Barrington, RI Mid
Kerry Nease Freeman HS Richmond, VA Mid
Ellie Lazzaretto Loyola Academy Wilmette, IL Att
 
2020
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Jane Charlton New Canaan High School New Canaan, CT Mid, Def
Katie DeSimone St. Anthony's Bay Shore, NY Att
Katie Keller Sacred Heart Greenwich Greenwich, CT Mid
Izzy Marsh McDonogh School Owings Mills, MD Att
Julia Schwasnick Oceanside HS Oceanside, NY Mid
 
2019
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Caroline Debellis Cold Spring Harbor Cold Spring Harbor, NY Att
Christina Biscardi Garden City Garden City, NY Def
Kay Conway Longmeadow Longmeadow, MA Mid
Melissa Biscardi Garden City Garden City, NY Mid
Olivia Carner Northport Northport, NY Mid
Stephanie Zempolich Centreville HS Clifton, VA Goal
Lexi Schmalz Buckingham Browne & Nichols Needham, MA Mid
Olivia Carner Northport NY Mid
Melissa Biscardi Sacred Heart NY Mid
Christina Biscardi Sacred Heart NY Def
Caroline Debellis Cold Spring Harbor Cold Spring Harbor, NY Att
 
2018
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
 
2017
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
 
2016
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
 
2015
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Unofficial list from public sources and recruit submissions.
Commitment has been verified or submitted from a trusted source
Events By Duke University Coaches
Sep 30 '18
Durham, NC
 
Women's 13-18
Dec 27-29 '18
Durham, NC
 
Women's 13-18
Feb 3 '19
Durham, NC
 
Women's 13-18
Jul 16-18 '19
Durham, NC
 
Women's 13-18
Jul 22-24 '19
Durham, NC
 
Women's 13-18
Sep 29 '19
Durham, NC
 
Women's 13-18
Dec 27-29 '19
Durham, NC
 
Women's 13-18
Location
103 Allen Bldg, Durham, NC, 27708 See Directions
Team Videos
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
Data from
Niche Grades
Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Academics
Athletics
Campus
Academics
Test Scores
SAT
Critical Reading
680 - 770
Math
760 - 800
Total
1420 - 1560
ACT
English
34 - 36
Math
32 - 35
Composite
33 - 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

SAT Math
SAT Reading
ACT

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

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Admissions
 
Total
Male
Female
Applicants 41,947 20,183 21,314
% Admitted 8% 8% 7%
% Admits That Enroll 54% 55% 54%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 4.17
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
     
    Required
    Recommended Rec.
    High School GPA
    High School Rank
    High School Transcript
    College Prep Classes
    Recommendations
    Demonstrate Competencies
    Admission Test Scores
    Other Tests (Wonderlic, etc.)
    TOEFL (English proficiency)
    Admissions office
    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Social Sciences (18%)
    Engineering (16%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (15%)
    Econometrics and Quantitative Economics (10%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (9%)
    Computer Science (9%)
    Public Policy Analysis, General (8%)
    Human Services, General (8%)
    Biology/Biological Sciences, General (8%)
    Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse (7%)
    Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General (7%)
    Psychology (6%)
    Psychology, General (6%)
    Computer Engineering, General (5%)
    Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering (5%)
    Neuroscience (4%)
    Political Science and Government, General (4%)
    Athlete graduation rate
    Financial
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.

    $24,386

    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.

     
    Undergraduate
     
    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$58,031
    Books & Supplies$1,434
    Cost of Living$15,588
    Personal Expenses$1,976
     
    Sticker Price$77,029

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    63% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

     
    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship49%$50,719
    Federal Grants12%$6,616
    Pell Grants12%$5,041
    Other Federal8%$2,263
    State & Local Grants3%$4,956
    Institutional Grants47%$50,659
     
    Student Loans22%$6,544
    Federal Loans19%$3,683
    Other Loans14%$5,454

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

     
    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Endowment
    Financial Assets $8.52 Billion $513,359

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.

    Debt

    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: 0.7%

    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.

    Salary

    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.

    Payback

    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.

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    Campus Safety
     
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 16 15
    Fondling 10 9
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery 3 1
    Aggravated Assault 6 3
    Burglary 33 26
    Motor Vehicle Theft 21 17
    Arson - -

    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
    Category
    Classification
    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

    Carnegie classifications provide a framework for evaluating comparable schools.

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