The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years schools.
  • Duke University has more expensive tuition & fees ($57,633) than Syracuse University ($55,088).
  • It is harder to admit to Duke University than Syracuse University.
  • Duke University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,280) than Syracuse University (1,280).
  • Duke University has higher submitted ACT score (28) than Syracuse University (28).
  • Syracuse University has more students with 21,322 students while Duke University has 16,172 students.
  • Duke University has more full-time faculties with 4,074 faculties while Syracuse University has 1,121 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Syracuse University and Duke University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Syracuse UniversityDuke University
Syracuse Universityvs.Duke University
Syracuse, New YorkLocationDurham, North Carolina
Private (not-for-profit), 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)
$55,088Tuition & Fees$57,633
78% ($27,435)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)58% ($48,351)
$27,435Average Amount of Financial Aid$48,351
46.88 %Acceptance Rates9.86 %
23.52 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)53.60 %
1,280SAT Score1,520
28ACT Score35
83 %Graduation Rate96 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
89 %Retention Rate97 %
21,322Student Population16,172
1,121Number of Faculties4,074
15 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio6 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Remedial Service, 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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