Overview

  • Organization TypeInstitute
  • Staff10,000+
  • Development BudgetOver 500 Million
  • HeadquartersUnited States
  • Founded1838
Duke University is a private research university located in Durham, North Carolina, United States. Founded by Methodists and Quakers in the present-day town of Trinity in 1838, the school moved to Durham in 1892. The university's campus spans over 8,600 acres (35 km2) on three contiguous campuses in Durham as well as a marine lab in Beaufort. The total number of students at Duke University in Fall of 2014 was 14,850. Duke's research expenditures in the 2013 fiscal year were $993 million, the eighth largest in the nation. In 2014, Thomson Reuters named 32 Duke professors to its list of Highly Cited Researchers, making it fourth globally in terms of primary affiliations. Duke also ranks 5th among national universities to have produced Rhodes, Marshall, Truman, Goldwater, and Udall Scholars. 9 Nobel laureates, 3 Turing Award winners and 25 Churchill scholars are also affiliated with the university. Schools and Colleges   Trinity College of Arts & Sciences School of Law Divinity School Graduate School School of Medicine School of Nursing Pratt School of Engineering Fuqua School of Business Sanford School of Public Policy Nicholas School of the Environment   Financial Aid Duke is committed to a need-blind admission policy, which means it admits undergraduates without consideration of their families' ability to pay tuition and other college costs and meets 100 percent of students' demonstrated financial need for four years. About 50 percent of all Duke students receive some form of financial aid, which includes need-based aid, athletic aid and merit aid. The average need-based grant for 2013-2014 was nearly $39,275.  

Where is Duke University
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    Careers

    Job openings over the past year

    5Total posted jobs

    Examples of past jobs

    • Public FInance Professor of the Practice
      United States
    • DCID Director of the Duke Center for International Development
      United States

    Staff at Duke University have experience in

    Sectors

    • development
    • research & development
    • economic policy
    • tertiary education
    • public administration

    Funders

    • world bank group

    Countries

    • tajikistan
    • united states
    • bangladesh
    • georgia
    • india

    Skills

    • managerial experience
    • business development
    • experience in recruitment
    • international experience
    • with experience in conflict areas

    Contact Duke University

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    Company Offices
    • United States (headquarters)
    • Durham
    • 2138 Campus Drive Box 90586

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    Experience

    Primary sectors

    Tertiary Education
    Research & Development
    Economic Policy
    Climate Change
    Youth
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    Contract Awards

    Nonhuman Primate Core Virology Laboratory for Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) Vaccine Research and Development

    United States Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS), National Institutes of Health (NIH) - United States
    26 Dec 2017

    Research and Writing on Russia

    Carnegie Corporation of New York (Carnegie)
    18 Oct 2017

    Provision of Research and Writing Services

    Carnegie Corporation of New York (Carnegie)
    9 Oct 2017

    External Quality Assurance Program Oversight Laboratory

    United States Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS), National Institutes of Health (NIH) - United States
    13 Sep 2017