The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • FSU is a public and Duke University is a private (not-for-profit) school and both are four-years schools.
  • Duke University has more expensive tuition & fees ($60,244) than FSU ($18,786).
  • It is harder to admit to Duke University than FSU.
  • Duke University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,260) than FSU (1,260).
  • Duke University has higher submitted ACT score (28) than FSU (28).
  • FSU has more students with 43,569 students while Duke University has 16,172 students.
  • Duke University has more full-time faculties with 4,074 faculties while FSU has 1,631 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Florida State University and Duke University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
FSUDuke University
FSUvs.Duke University
Tallahassee, FloridaLocationDurham, North Carolina
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, private (not-for-profit)
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$60,244
85% ($8,897)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)58% ($48,351)
$8,897Average Amount of Financial Aid$48,351
49.19 %Acceptance Rates9.86 %
37.53 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)53.60 %
1,260SAT Score1,513
28ACT Score34
84 %Graduation Rate96 %
5 %Transfer-out Rate-
95 %Retention Rate97 %
43,569Student Population16,172
1,631Number of Faculties4,074
21 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio6 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

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