Duke University

Acceptance Ratio 10.83%
Yield(Enrollment Ratio) 50.23%
Applicants 31,671
Admitted 3,430
Enrolled 1,723

Applying To Duke University

The acceptance ratio is 10.83% last year at Duke University where total 31,671 students applied and 3,430 were accepted. Next table presents general admission information for applying to Duke University.

Open Admission Policy

Calendar System and Accepted Credits

Duke University accepts . Next table describes credits that Duke University accepts.

Calendar SystemUn-Known
Dual Credits
Credits for Life Experiences
Advanced placement (AP) Credits

Average SAT/ACT Scores

1,070 applicants (62% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 1,023 applicants (59%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score is 1,570 and 25th percentile score is 1,380. For ACT scores, 75th percentile score is 104 and 25th percentile score is 93. Next table shows detail SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at Duke University.

25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Critical Reading680770
SAT Math700800
SAT Writing
ACT Composite3134
ACT Math3035
ACT English3235
ACT Writing
[chart]SAT Scores at Duke University
[chart]ACT Scores at Duke University

Acceptance Rates and Headcounts

For year 2016-2017, total 31,671 students (15,543 men and 16,128 women) applied to Duke University and 3,430 (1,654 men and 1,776 women) students were accepted. Among them, 831 men and 892 women were enrolled into the school. Following table shows the Duke University Admission Statistics including admission ad enrolment rates. The admit rate is 10.83% and enrollment rate is 50.23%.

Acceptance Ratio 10.83% 10.64% 11.01%
Enrollment Ratio 50.23% 50.24% 50.23%
[chart]Duke University Acceptance Ratio

Application Requirements

Duke University requires 4 articles and recommends 3 articles to their applicants. Next table summarizes the application requirements at Duke University

High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Formal Demonstration of Competencies
Admission Test Scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Required ✓ Recommended ✗ Neither Required nor Recommended
***All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2016-2017.