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  • Clemson University is a Public and Duke University is a Private (not-for-profit) school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • Duke University has more expensive tuition & fees ($55,695) than Clemson University ($37,128).
  • It is harder to admit to Duke University than Clemson University.
  • Duke University has higher submitted SAT score (1,310) than Clemson University (1,310).
  • Duke University has higher submitted ACT score (89) than Clemson University (89).
  • Clemson University has more students with 24,387 students while Duke University has 16,130 students.
  • Duke University has more full-time faculties with 1,393 faculties while Clemson University has 1,248 full-time faculties.
Next table compares the two rival schools - Clemson University and Duke University.
Clemson Universityvs.Duke University
Clemson, South CarolinaLocationDurham, North Carolina
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarshipHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
Tuition & Fees$55,695
15,037 (77.50%)Number Receiving Financial Aid3,738 (55.82%)
$8,551Average Amount of Financial Aid$45,457
47.18 %Acceptance Rates9.86 %
29.48 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)53.60 %
1,310SAT Score1,510
89ACT Score101
82 %Graduation Rate95 %
6 %Transfer-out Rate-
93 %Retention Rate97 %
24,387Student Population16,130
1,248Number of Faculties1,393
16 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio7 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services