Duke University

Location: Durham, N.C.

Type: 4-year, Private

Year founded: 1839

Total enrollment (fall 2014): 14,850

Undergraduate enrollment: 6,646

Undergraduate applicants (class of 2018): 31,523

Acceptance rate: 12.4 percent

Graduation rate (after four years, fall 2013): 87 percent

Undergraduate tuition and fees (2014-2015): $47,243

Sports nickname: Blue Devils

Website: www.duke.edu

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Former Chancellor Paul Hardin, left, and his wife Barbara, center, join UNC-Chapel Hill Chancellor James Moeser, right, cutting the ribbon at the dedication of Hardin Hall. Photo taken by Dan Sears and courtesy of UNC-Chapel Hill.

Paul Hardin leaves behind legacy of integrity

On Saturday afternoon, the Senior Pastor of University United Methodist Church Justin Coleman began his New Testament reading for the memorial service of Paul Hardin III, the seventh chancellor of UNC with the following verses from the Book of Romans:


Khzir Khan, father of a Muslim American soldier and speaker at the Democratic National Convention spoke at Duke University Thursday about his experience in the election cycle.

Khizr Khan visits Duke's campus

Inclusive globalism and a strong faith in personal values provided by equal protection and equal liberty — this is what Khizr Khan encouraged at a lecture at Duke University on Thursday.