Duke University Graduate Program Reviews

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of students recommend
(4.28 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 214 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC, + 3 more
  • Programmatic Accreditation: AACSB, + 7 more
  • Campus Setting: City: Midsize
  • Student Population: 15,984 (6,639 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 7 to 1
  • Graduate Attendance Status: 8% part-time, 92% full-time
  • Annual Tuition: $48,656
Source: NCES

Student & Graduate Reviews

4.25 out of 5.0
Degree: Public Health
Graduation Year: 2015

The program is very fast paced but globally relevant which makes it healthily competitive but also very unique. The work load is very high but there are remarkable opportunities available once you graduate both locally and abroad.
4.67 out of 5.0
Degree: Physician Assistant
Graduation Year: 2015

Duke University Physician Assistant Program is top notch! The education you receive is incredible, easily accessible from classes and online resources and filled with networking potential. The faculty is ever present and eager to help you succeed. Duke stands by its name and truly is number one!
3.75 out of 5.0
Degree: Marketing
Graduation Year: 2014

Great experience! Good recruiting prospects, classes, peers --> very positive Team Fuqua experience!
4.92 out of 5.0
Degree: Marketing
Graduation Year: 2014

Duke is great. Great networking, lots of opportunities to get a job on campus, affordable, friendly, international, etc. The school does not have strong operations classes.
4.17 out of 5.0
Degree: Environmental Science
Graduation Year: 2015

Online Masters of Environmental Management program is a spectacular opportunity to network and learn with individuals from around the world.
4.83 out of 5.0
Degree: Religious Studies
Graduation Year: 2017

Commuting from an hour away in conjunction with less than optimal library weekend hours are the two most difficult variables in my graduate school experience. Otherwise, I enjoy Duke.
4.5 out of 5.0
Degree: Nursing
Graduation Year: 2016

Duke University's Master of Nursing Program afforded me a quality education from a world-renowned school, allowed me to complete both my Primary Care & Acute Care programs simultaneously, provided me with professors that pushed me and offered great support, and gave me a diverse class with different experiences. The program was also thankfully designed for those that still needed to work. The cons would be the program is extremely expensive and the safety outside of the campus was suboptimal. Otherwise, a fantastic school that I am proud to have graduated from! I was so happy with my experience there that I am now going back to obtain my Doctor of Nursing Practice at Duke!
1.5 out of 5.0
Degree: Philosophy
Graduation Year: 2013

Little to no investment in the grad student body. Though the Philosophy Department is making attempts to change, there is little to no official policy oversight and little to no guidance from faculty. The secretaries know more about the policies affecting grad students than the Head of the Department or the Director of Graduate Studies. Oh, and they cannot get anyone a job.
5.0 out of 5.0
Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2017

Professors in our program are leading scholars in their respective research areas. We receive excellent hospital-based clinical trainig, with multiple practicum options. Tuition is paid and the stipend is more than sufficient for life in Durham.
4.08 out of 5.0
Degree: Political Science
Graduation Year: 2020

Very collegial atmosphere. Faculty are very approachable and are great resources.
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