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Duke University

Duke University
2080 Duke University Road
Durham, NC 27708

Official telephone: (919) 684-8111
Fax number: (919) 668-1661
Duke University
Screen last updated on: February 2024
Year established: 1838
Type of school: private (nonprofit)
Programs: 4-year undergraduate, graduate school
Religious affiliation: no
Campus enrollment: 18,009 students
Coeducational information: coeducational institution
Location description: in or near a small/medium city (pop. 75,000-300,000)

Street address: Duke University
2080 Duke University Road
Durham, NC 27708
Mailing address: Duke University
2080 Duke University Road
Durham, NC 27708
Main telephone numbers: 919 684-8111
919 668-1661 (fax)

Duke University
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FICE number: 00292000

Duke is a church-affiliated university. Founded as the Union Institute in 1838, it was reorganized as a teachers college in 1851, became a liberal arts college in 1859, and was renamed Duke University in 1924. Programs are offered through the Trinity College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Engineering, and the Graduate School. Its 9,350-acre campus, is located in a residential section of Durham.

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