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  • FSU is a Public and Duke University is a Private (not-for-profit) school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • Duke University has more expensive tuition & fees ($55,695) than FSU ($18,786).
  • It is harder to admit to Duke University than FSU.
  • Duke University has higher submitted SAT score (1,275) than FSU (1,275).
  • Duke University has higher submitted ACT score (83) than FSU (83).
  • FSU has more students with 41,362 students while Duke University has 16,130 students.
  • FSU has more full-time faculties with 1,448 faculties while Duke University has 1,393 full-time faculties.
Next table compares the two rival schools - Florida State University and Duke University.
FSUvs.Duke University
Tallahassee, FloridaLocationDurham, North Carolina
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 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)
Tuition & Fees$55,695
30,161 (91.37%)Number Receiving Financial Aid3,738 (55.82%)
$6,830Average Amount of Financial Aid$45,457
49.19 %Acceptance Rates9.86 %
37.53 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)53.60 %
1,275SAT Score1,510
83ACT Score101
80 %Graduation Rate95 %
7 %Transfer-out Rate-
94 %Retention Rate97 %
41,362Student Population16,130
1,448Number of Faculties1,393
22 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio7 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services