Duke University Graduate Program Reviews

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99%
of students recommend
(4.28 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 218 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC, + 3 more
  • Campus Setting: City: Large
  • Student Population: 15,735 (6,609 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 7 to 1
  • Graduate Attendance Status: 8% part-time, 92% full-time
  • Annual Tuition: $52,617
Source: NCES

Student & Graduate Reviews

3.67 out of 5.0
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Degree: Law
Graduation Year: 2014

Still a young program, but it is doing a great job of leveraging the Duke Law name and brand. Alumni do a lot to support each other, and help new classes get jobs. Good program.
4.67 out of 5.0
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Degree: Social Sciences
Graduation Year: 2015

The Nicholas School of the Environment is well-known and well-respected in the field, and has a valuable alumni network.
4.5 out of 5.0
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Degree: Mathematics
Graduation Year: 2014

Great program, great support, cheap cost of living, and awesome basketball.
4.67 out of 5.0
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Degree: Mathematics
Graduation Year: 2014

Great atmosphere, everyone knows each other, the professors are very open and sociable, no major worries about funding or finding an advisor, many alums around providing a great network.
4.67 out of 5.0
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Degree: Public Policy
Graduation Year: 2016

The Duke Public Policy PhD program is perfect for students who want a challenging curriculum, job market competitiveness, and a large group of supportive and helpful professors.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Health Sciences
Graduation Year: 2014

Excellent faculty support, built-in funding for fieldwork, responsive to student feedback, networking opportunities, affordable and fun location.
4.17 out of 5.0
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Degree: Nursing
Graduation Year: 2016

The Nurse Anesthesia Program at Duke is very challenging, but has many rewards- an opportunity to study at one of the leading schools and healthcare institutions in the world. Faculty are open to students and supportive.
4.67 out of 5.0
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Degree: Sociology
Graduation Year: 2016

Duke sociology is a very strong program. The program is rigorous, responsive to student needs and offers good support to its graduate students. The broader University environment offers lots of opportunities for collaboration and interdisciplinary learning. Durham is affordable and a great place to live. Because Duke is a selective undergraduate institution, the main downside is that there are not a lot of opportunities for students to teach their own courses.
3.33 out of 5.0
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Degree: Economics
Graduation Year: 2013

Duke is great, not so much for surrounding areas unless you drive. Prices are relatively low and standard of living is relatively high. Program is highly flexible and students can choose up to a highly rigorous PhD level curriculum. Non-academic job market is fine for US residents, less than satisfactory for internationals.
3.08 out of 5.0
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Degree: Economics
Graduation Year: 2014

A great econ program for whose who plan to pursue Ph.D.
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