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  • Duke University is a Private (not-for-profit) and University of Maryland-College Park is a Public school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • Duke University has more expensive tuition & fees ($55,695) than University of Maryland-College Park ($35,216).
  • It is harder to admit to Duke University than University of Maryland-College Park.
  • Duke University has higher submitted SAT score (1,510) than University of Maryland-College Park (1,380).
  • Duke University has higher submitted ACT score (101) than University of Maryland-College Park (93).
  • University of Maryland-College Park has more students with 40,521 students while Duke University has 16,130 students.
  • University of Maryland-College Park has more full-time faculties with 1,830 faculties while Duke University has 1,393 full-time faculties.
Next table compares the two rival schools - Duke University and University of Maryland-College Park.
Duke Universityvs.University of Maryland-College Park
Durham, North CarolinaLocationCollege Park, Maryland
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$10,595
Out-Of-State$35,216
3,738 (55.82%)Number Receiving Financial Aid15,368 (51.45%)
$45,457Average Amount of Financial Aid$9,348
9.86 %Acceptance Rates44.50 %
53.60 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)27.53 %
1,510SAT Score1,380
101ACT Score93
95 %Graduation Rate85 %
-Transfer-out Rate5 %
97 %Retention Rate96 %
16,130Student Population40,521
1,393Number of Faculties1,830
7 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio18 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, On-campus daycare