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  • NCSU 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 ($58,031) than NCSU ($29,220).
  • It is harder to admit to Duke University than NCSU.
  • Duke University has higher submitted SAT score (1,320) than NCSU (1,320).
  • Duke University has higher submitted ACT score (86) than NCSU (86).
  • NCSU has more students with 35,479 students while Duke University has 16,606 students.
  • Duke University has more full-time faculties with 3,958 faculties while NCSU has 1,753 full-time faculties.
Next table compares the two rival schools - North Carolina State University at Raleigh and Duke University.
NCSUvs.Duke University
Raleigh, North CarolinaLocationDurham, 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$58,031
54 (0.21%)Number Receiving Financial Aid56 (0.84%)
$10,097Average Amount of Financial Aid$45,457
51.36 %Acceptance Rates9.86 %
34.62 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)53.60 %
1,320SAT Score1,510
86ACT Score100
81 %Graduation Rate96 %
12 %Transfer-out Rate-
94 %Retention Rate98 %
35,479Student Population16,606
1,753Number of Faculties3,958
14 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio6 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Remedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services