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Duke University

Graduate Rate 94.57%
Male 92.64%
Female 96.42%
Retention Rate 97%

Graduation Rates at Duke University

At Duke University, the graduation rates was 94.57% in 2016. (1,654 students out of 1,749 candidates were completed their degree within 150% normal time (for example, within 6 years for students seeking a 4-year bachelors degree)). By gender, 793 male and 861 female students graduated the school last year completing their jobs in the period.

Graduation Rates By Gender

Next table and chart describe the graduation rates (150% normal time) by gender at Duke University.

Graduation Rate By Gender
Duke University
CandidatesCompletersGraduation Rates
Total1,7491,65494.57%
Male85679392.64%
Female89386196.42%
[chart] Duke University Graduation Rates By Gender

BS Degree Graduation Rates By Completion Periods

1,510 students completed their course in 4 years and 121 finished there bachelor's (or equivalent) degree. Additional 23 students graduated within 6 years, usually refered as 150% normal time.

Graduation Rates By Completion Periods
Duke University
TotalMaleFemale
4 Year or Less86.34% 81.78% 90.71%
5 Year93.25% 91.00% 95.41%
6 Year94.57% 92.64% 96.42%
[chart] Duke University BS Degree Graduation Rates By Completion Periods

Graduation Rates By Race

Next table and chart shows graduation rates by race/ethnicity. The numbers in parenthesis denotes number of completers over number of candidates for each category.

Graduation Rates By Race
Duke University
TotalMaleFemale
American Indian or Alaska Native 91.67%
(11/12)
100.00%
(5/5)
85.71%
(6/7)
Asian 94.69%
(339/358)
93.02%
(160/172)
96.24%
(179/186)
Black (Non-Hispanic) 95.06%
(154/162)
94.20%
(65/69)
95.70%
(89/93)
Hispanic 96.69%
(117/121)
98.28%
(57/58)
95.24%
(60/63)
White 94.98%
(833/877)
93.10%
(405/435)
96.83%
(428/442)
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 100.00%
(3/3)
100.00%
(1/1)
100.00%
(2/2)
Two or More Races 89.47%
(17/19)
77.78%
(7/9)
100.00%
(10/10)
Unknown 95.65%
(44/46)
96.15%
(25/26)
95.00%
(19/20)
Average 94.57%
(1,654/1,749)
92.64%
(793/856)
96.42%
(861/893)
[chart] Duke University Graduation Rates By Race

Non-resident Alien Graduation Rates

Non-resident alien student is not a US citizen and studies with student visa, such as F visa, in US. At Duke University, 136 of 151 non-resident alien students completed their courses within 150% normal time and the graduation rate was 90.07%.

Non-resident Alien Graduation Rate
Duke University
CompletersCandidatesGraduation Rate
Total 136151 90.07%
Male 6881 83.95%
Female 6870 97.14%
[chart] Duke University Non-resident Alien Graduation Rates

Retention Rate

By definition, retention rate is the percentage of students who return to a college for their sophomore year. At Duke University, the retention rate is 97%.

Retention Rates
Duke University
Full-timePart-time
Retention Rate 97%%
[chart] Duke University Retention Rate
***All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2016-2017.