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 NCSU is a public school and both are four-years schools.
  • Duke University has more expensive tuition & fees ($60,244) than NCSU ($29,916).
  • It is harder to admit to Duke University than NCSU.
  • Duke University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,513) than NCSU (1,355).
  • Duke University has higher submitted ACT score (34) than NCSU (30).
  • NCSU has more students with 36,042 students while Duke University has 16,172 students.
  • Duke University has more full-time faculties with 4,074 faculties while NCSU has 1,842 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Duke University and North Carolina State University at Raleigh.
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Duke Universityvs.NCSU
Durham, North CarolinaLocationRaleigh, North 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 and professional practice
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
$60,244Tuition & Fees
58% ($48,351)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)56% ($10,175)
$48,351Average Amount of Financial Aid$10,175
9.86 %Acceptance Rates51.36 %
53.60 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)34.62 %
1,513SAT Score1,355
34ACT Score30
96 %Graduation Rate84 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
97 %Retention Rate94 %
16,172Student Population36,042
4,074Number of Faculties1,842
6 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio14 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 ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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