Duke University

Duke University is a private research university in Durham, North Carolina. Founded by Methodists and Quakers in the present-day town of Trinity in 1838, the school moved to Durham... Wikipedia

  • Former names:  Brown School (1838–1841), Union Institute (1841–1851), Normal College (1851–1859), Trinity College (1859–1924)
  • Motto:  Eruditio et Religio (Latin)
  • Motto (English):  "Knowledge and Faith"
  • Type:  Private research university
  • Established:  1838
  • Religious affiliation:  United Methodist Church
  • Academic affiliations:  AAU, COFHE, 568 Group, URA, ORAU, NAICU, IAMSCU
  • Endowment:  $12.7 billion (2021) (The university is also the primary beneficiary (32%) of the independent $3.69 billion Duke Endowment)
  • Budget:  $7.1 billion (FY 2021)
  • President:  Vincent Price
  • Provost:  Sally Kornbluth
  • Academic staff:  3,982 (fall 2021)
  • Administrative staff:  8,498 campus employees, 43,108 total campus & health system employees (July 2021)
  • Students:  16,780 (fall 2021)
  • Undergraduates:  6,789 (fall 2021)
  • Postgraduates:  9,991 (fall 2021)
  • Campus:  Large City, 8,693 acres
  • Other campuses:  Beaufort, Bethesda, Kunshan, Singapore
  • Colors:  Duke Blue & White
  • Mascot:  Blue Devil
  • Sporting affiliations:  NCAA Division I FBS – ACC
  • Website:  duke.edu
  • Data Source:  DuckDuckGo