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  • Duke University is a Private (not-for-profit) and NCSU is a Public school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • Duke University has more expensive tuition & fees ($55,695) than NCSU ($28,444).
  • It is harder to admit to Duke University than NCSU.
  • Duke University has higher submitted SAT score (1,510) than NCSU (1,320).
  • Duke University has higher submitted ACT score (101) than NCSU (87).
  • NCSU has more students with 34,432 students while Duke University has 16,130 students.
  • NCSU has more full-time faculties with 1,732 faculties while Duke University has 1,393 full-time faculties.
Next table compares the two rival schools - Duke University and North Carolina State University at Raleigh.
Duke Universityvs.NCSU
Durham, North CarolinaLocationRaleigh, North 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 and professional practice
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
$55,695Tuition & Fees
In-State$9,101
Out-Of-State$28,444
3,738 (55.82%)Number Receiving Financial Aid12,994 (53.81%)
$45,457Average Amount of Financial Aid$10,097
9.86 %Acceptance Rates51.36 %
53.60 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)34.62 %
1,510SAT Score1,320
101ACT Score87
95 %Graduation Rate79 %
-Transfer-out Rate9 %
97 %Retention Rate94 %
16,130Student Population34,432
1,393Number of Faculties1,732
7 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio13 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