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 FSU is a public school and both are four-years schools.
  • Duke University has more expensive tuition & fees ($60,244) than FSU ($18,786).
  • It is harder to admit to Duke University than FSU.
  • Duke University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,513) than FSU (1,260).
  • Duke University has higher submitted ACT score (34) than FSU (28).
  • FSU has more students with 43,569 students while Duke University has 16,172 students.
  • Duke University has more full-time faculties with 4,074 faculties while FSU has 1,631 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Duke University and Florida State University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Duke UniversityFSU
Duke Universityvs.FSU
Durham, North CarolinaLocationTallahassee, Florida
four-years, private (not-for-profit)School Typefour-years, public
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)
$60,244Tuition & Fees
In-State$5,656
Out-Of-State$18,786
58% ($48,351)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)85% ($8,897)
$48,351Average Amount of Financial Aid$8,897
9.86 %Acceptance Rates49.19 %
53.60 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)37.53 %
1,513SAT Score1,260
34ACT Score28
96 %Graduation Rate84 %
-Transfer-out Rate5 %
97 %Retention Rate95 %
16,172Student Population43,569
4,074Number of Faculties1,631
6 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio21 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

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