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 UNC is a public school and both are four-years schools.
  • Duke University has more expensive tuition & fees ($62,688) than UNC ($37,550).
  • It is harder to admit to Duke University than UNC.
  • Duke University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,513) than UNC (1,260).
  • Duke University has higher submitted ACT score (34) than UNC (25).
  • UNC has more students with 31,641 students while Duke University has 17,620 students.
  • Duke University has a lower number of students per faculty with 6 to 1 while UNC's ratio is 15 to 1.
  • Duke University has more full-time faculties with 4,074 faculties while UNC has 1,910 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Duke University and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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Duke Universityvs.UNC
Durham, North CarolinaLocationChapel Hill, 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)
$62,6882023 Tuition & Fees
54%% Receiving Financial Aid53%
$46,726Average Amount of Financial Aid$16,349
5.89 %Acceptance Rates20.40 %
59.58 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)45.32 %
1,513SAT Score1,260
34ACT Score25
96 %Graduation Rate90 %
-Transfer-out Rate5 %
98 %Retention Rate97 %
17,620Student Population31,641
4,074Number of Faculties1,910
6 to 1Students to Faculty Ratio15 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, On-campus daycare

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