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  • Duke University is a Private (not-for-profit) and FSU is a Public school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • Duke University has more expensive tuition & fees ($55,695) than FSU ($18,786).
  • It is harder to admit to Duke University than FSU.
  • Duke University has higher submitted SAT score (1,510) than FSU (1,275).
  • Duke University has higher submitted ACT score (101) than FSU (83).
  • FSU has more students with 41,362 students while Duke University has 16,130 students.
  • FSU has more full-time faculties with 1,448 faculties while Duke University has 1,393 full-time faculties.
Next table compares the two rival schools - Duke University and Florida State University.
Duke Universityvs.FSU
Durham, North CarolinaLocationTallahassee, Florida
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 and professional practice
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
$55,695Tuition & Fees
3,738 (55.82%)Number Receiving Financial Aid30,161 (91.37%)
$45,457Average Amount of Financial Aid$6,830
9.86 %Acceptance Rates49.19 %
53.60 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)37.53 %
1,510SAT Score1,275
101ACT Score83
95 %Graduation Rate80 %
-Transfer-out Rate7 %
97 %Retention Rate94 %
16,130Student Population41,362
1,393Number of Faculties1,448
7 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio22 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, On-campus daycare