Duke is a private university offering undergraduate & graduate degrees in the arts & sciences, business, engineering & public policy across four colleges & schools. Dukes mission is to provide a quality liberal education, attending to students intellectual growth and their development as leaders
Younger than most other prestigious U.S. research universities, Duke University consistently ranks among the very best. Dukes graduate and professional schools — in business, divinity, engineering, the environment, law, medicine, nursing and public policy — are among the leaders in their fields. Dukes home campus is situated on nearly 9,000 acres in Durham, N.C, a city of more than 200,000 people. Duke also is active internationally through the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School in Singapore, Duke Kunshan University in China and numerous research and education programs across the globe. More than 75 percent of Duke students pursue service-learning opportunities in Durham and around the world through DukeEngage and other programs that advance the universitys mission of knowledge in service to society.