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Duke University

General information

Website

Address

Address: 
Duke UniversityDurham, NC 27708

Phone

Phone: 
(919) 684-8111

Rankings

Ranking TypeRanking YearRanking Value
QS World University Rankings
2016
24
Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings
2017
18
Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings
2015
20
U.S. News Best Global Universities Rankings
2017
19
U.S. News Best Global Universities Rankings
2016
20

Introduction

James B. Duke's founding Indenture of Duke University directed the members of the University to 'provide real leadership in the educational world' by choosing individuals of 'outstanding character, ability, and vision' to serve as its officers, trustees and faculty; by carefully selecting students of 'character, determination and application;' and by pursuing those areas of teaching and scholarship that would 'most help to develop our resources, increase our wisdom, and promote human happiness.