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  • Duke University is a Private (not-for-profit) and Clemson University is a Public 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 (1,510) than Clemson University (1,310).
  • Duke University has higher submitted ACT score (101) 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 - Duke University and Clemson University.
Duke Universityvs.Clemson University
Durham, North CarolinaLocationClemson, South Carolina
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 4 or more years
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)
$55,695Tuition & Fees
3,738 (55.82%)Number Receiving Financial Aid15,037 (77.50%)
$45,457Average Amount of Financial Aid$8,551
9.86 %Acceptance Rates47.18 %
53.60 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)29.48 %
1,510SAT Score1,310
101ACT Score89
95 %Graduation Rate82 %
-Transfer-out Rate6 %
97 %Retention Rate93 %
16,130Student Population24,387
1,393Number of Faculties1,248
7 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio16 to 1
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