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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. In 1924, tobacco and electric power industrialist James B. Duke established The Duke Endowment, at which time the institution changed its name to honor his deceased father, Washington Duke.

Duke ranked 17th in the world in the 2013 Times Higher Education World University Rankings , and 23rd in the world in the 2013 QS World University Rankings . In a study by The New York Times , its graduates were among the most valued in the world by employers. In the US, Duke tied Massachusetts Institute of Technology and University of Pennsylvania for 7th place in the 2014 U.S. News & World Report "Best National Universities Rankings". Forbes magazine ranked Duke 7th in the world on its list of 'power factories' in 2012. 40 Duke graduates have gone on to win prestigious Rhodes Scholarships to Oxford. 25 Duke graduates have gone on to receive Marshall Scholarships (Duke has had 10 winners in the past 8 years). Duke is also affiliated with 25 Churchill Scholars (only Harvard and Princeton can lay claim to more winners).

The university's athletic teams, known as the Blue Devils, have won 13 team national championships in the Atlantic Coast Conference. The men's basketball team has won four National Championships (fifth place all time), while attending 15 Final Fours (third place overall) and 10 Championship games (tied for second).

A Beginner's Guide to Irrational Behavior
Duke University — Dan Ariely

153 Reviews
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Bioelectricity: A Quantitative Approach
Duke University — Roger Barr

2 Reviews
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Introduction to Astronomy
Duke University — Ronen Plesser

20 Reviews
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Medical Neuroscience
Duke University — Leonard White

5 Reviews
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Think Again: How to Reason and Argue
Duke University — Walter Sinnott-Armstrong, Ram Neta

24 Reviews
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History and Future of (Mostly) Higher Education
Duke University — Cathy Davidson

1 Review
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Data Analysis and Statistical Inference
Duke University — Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel

7 Reviews
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Introduction to Genetics and Evolution
Duke University — Mohamed Noor

16 Reviews
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Marine Megafauna: An Introduction to Marine Science and Conservation
Duke University — David Johnston

1 Review
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Image and video processing: From Mars to Hollywood with a stop at the hospital
Duke University — Guillermo Sapiro

3 Reviews
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English Composition I: Achieving Expertise
Duke University — Denise Comer

1 Review
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Introductory Human Physiology
Duke University — Emma Jakoi, Jennifer Carbrey

3 Reviews
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Healthcare Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Duke University — Bob Barnes, Marilyn Lombardi

1 Review
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9/11 and Its Aftermath -- Part I
Duke University — David Schanzer

3 Reviews
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21st Century American Foreign Policy
Duke University — Bruce Jentleson

3 Reviews
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Sports and Society
Duke University — Orin Starn

5 Reviews
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Responding to 9/11
Duke University — David Schanzer

0 Reviews
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The Brain and Space
Duke University — Jennifer Groh

0 Reviews
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International Human Rights Law: Prospects and Challenges
Duke University — Laurence Helfer

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Introduction to Chemistry
Duke University — Dorian Canelas

0 Reviews
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Duke University
DURHAM, NC

College Chances
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Applicants 25,462
Admitted 4,196
Acceptance Rate 16.50%
Yield Rate 41.70%
GPA 3.83
SAT Verbal 660 and 750
SAT Math 690 and 780
SAT Writing 670 and 770
Early Decision Deadline Nov. 1, 2013
Regular Decision Deadline Jan. 2, 2014


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