• 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.  

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Staff at Duke University have experience in


  • research & development
  • economic policy
  • development
  • climate change
  • tertiary education


  • world bank group
  • citi foundation
  • wellcome trust


  • united states
  • guatemala
  • peru
  • madagascar
  • tanzania


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

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  • United States (headquarters)
  • Durham
  • 103 Allen Bldg
  • United States (headquarters)
  • Durham
  • 2138 Campus Drive Box 90586

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