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Wednesday October 20th

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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