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Duke University

Duke University

Duke University is a private university located in Durham, North Carolina. The yearly tuition at Duke is about $63,450 plus extra fees for materials, housing, and food. Duke University Medical Center is ranked as one of the top medical centers in the country. Duke is known for its pioneering research in medical fields and law. You must have at least a 4.13 GPA to attend, although there is a 6% acceptance rate.

A notable alumni from Duke is former U.S President Richard Nixon who graduated in 1937. Duke had 26 varsity sports teams known as the ‘Blue Devils’. The athletics programs are considered the best in the NCAA. Mike Krzyzewski coached the men’s basketball team to victory 4 times in the NCAA Tournament. The campus is roughly 8,610 acres with 220 buildings on it. Some history about the university is that James Buchanan created and named Duke University after his father. The Duke and Durham family built a worldwide financial empire by making tobacco products and developing electricity production in North and South Carolina.

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