Duke University, a private prestigious research university located in Durham, North Carolina, has more than 6,500 undergraduate and over 8,200 graduate and professional students.
Duke offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate degree programs. The university's graduate and professional schools in business, engineering, divinity, law, environment, medicine, public policy, and nursing are among the leaders in their fields. Also, the Duke University Library is one of the nation's top 10 private research library systems.
The university's mission is to provide a superior liberal education to undergraduate students, attending to their intellectual growth and to their development as adults committed to high ethical standards and full participation as leaders in their communities, as well as to prepare future members of the learned professions for lives of skilled and ethical service by providing excellent graduate and professional education.
Duke University has the following schools and colleges:
- School of Law
- Trinity College of Arts & Sciences
- Graduate School
- Divinity School
- School of Medicine
- School of Nursing
- Fuqua School of Business
- Pratt School of Engineering
- Nicholas School of the Environment
- Sanford School of Public Policy