The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Duke University is a private (not-for-profit) and Clemson is a public school and both are four-years schools.
  • Duke University has more expensive tuition & fees ($62,688) than Clemson ($39,502).
  • It is harder to admit to Duke University than Clemson.
  • Duke University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,513) than Clemson (1,320).
  • Duke University has higher submitted ACT score (34) than Clemson (30).
  • Clemson has more students with 27,341 students while Duke University has 17,620 students.
  • Duke University has a lower number of students per faculty with 6 to 1 while Clemson's ratio is 16 to 1.
  • Duke University has more full-time faculties with 4,074 faculties while Clemson has 1,360 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Duke University and Clemson University.
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Duke Universityvs.Clemson
Durham, North CarolinaLocationClemson, South Carolina
Four-years, Private (not-for-profit)School Typefour-years, Public
Doctor's degree - research / scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research / scholarship
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
$62,6882023 Tuition & Fees
54%% Receiving Financial Aid78%
$46,726Average Amount of Financial Aid$11,808
9.86 %Acceptance Rates47.18 %
53.60 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)29.48 %
1,513SAT Score1,320
34ACT Score30
96 %Graduation Rate85 %
-Transfer-out Rate11 %
98 %Retention Rate94 %
17,620Student Population27,341
4,074Number of Faculties1,360
6 to 1Students to Faculty Ratio16 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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