Duke University Reviews
Duke is incredible. It is a highly rigorous academic institution, but it also provides plenty of opportunities for growth socially, professionally, and even spiritually should people be seeking that. I could not be more thankful to be a student here!
I fell in love with this school when I visited. It not only has great programs; it's faculty is one of the best in America. The people here are super nice.
This is one of the most prettiest schools in the nation. The school is amazing. They will help you with whatever you need and the basketball games are the best.
Duke offers a rich and diverse student body, with various opportunities at the students' fingertips. Whether it be socially, academically, and spiritually, Duke prioritizes the student first (past, present, or future).
Duke University is one, if not the best, schools out there> they have great programs like FLUNCH where you take your professors out to eat with you, and DukeEngage, where students work in other places funded through the summer. They have some of the best foods in America, and although their basketball team is not the best, they do have a good one. I love the fact that they take new ideas and "make it happen".
I love this school. The food, the academics, the atmosphere, the campus, the athletics, etc. Everything about Duke is great.
I love Duke University because there are excellent facilities and resources available to the students. Unfortunately, I am only here for summer classes so the atmosphere is a little different than during the regular semester.
Overall, Duke was a good school. It's known for its academic rigor, and it definitely was rigorous. There were many opportunities for students to take part of, the campus is beautiful, and you can go places as a Duke Alumnus. However, I wish that some people on campus would be more accepting of others from different backgrounds and with different beliefs. It would be a more welcoming campus for all if this happened. Also, a greater variety of classes to explore different cultures would be nice, along with more professors of color.
One of the best things about Duke is that it attracts some of the most creative, driven students in the country. There is a certain atmosphere of collaboration that is often absent at universities of the same tier. I also like how Duke encourages traveling abroad (and makes it feasible to do so). Most students participate in DukeEngage or spend a semester abroad which is truly incredible. However, Duke does not do a good enough job of admitting students of a wide variety of backgrounds. Most of the people I've met so far are heterosexual, white, and wealthy.
Excellent experience, perfect academics, athletics, environment. Great return on investment. A lot of campus food options.
Need more housing options.
Need more housing options.
Fantastic experience at an UNDERRATED paradise. Students and faculty have an amazing collaborative environment. Academics are hard but doable, lots of opportunity for extracurriculars. Medical school is a great asset for any medicine related research.
Amazing school spirit and great student body. Active engagement of students is well-displayed and students demonstrate determination to succeed.
Duke is a phenomenal academic institution. There is ample opportunity to explore various majors and coursework, and meet a wide variety of students from various backgrounds. Duke is very helpful and supportive in the employment process leading into graduation.
Amazing school! Wouldn't want to be anywhere else. Work hard play hard is definitely a fitting motto for Duke. Everyone here is smart and academically focused but the parties are still crazy and meet all my expectations about college.
If you aren't entirely decided on what you want to study, or want to combine two fields that don't seem to fit, Duke is the best school available to you. The flexible pathway through Duke is one of its best features, and it guarantees there's something academic for nearly everyone here. Not to mention everything that goes on outside of academics. Whether you're a performance artist, coder, engineer, service-learner, researcher, intense athlete, or a just for fun one, there's a place for you here. If you're anything at all, and looking to challenge yourself, then come to Duke!
Duke is a great school. A lot of dorms are far away from classes because of the different campuses, but generally they are nice and fairly spacious. Some used to not have air conditioning, but thats mostly been fixed.
I attended Duke as a transfer student, so I have a different perspective on the school. Attending Duke as a freshman is an integral part of becoming involved in the community, so I would recommend living on East Campus and engage in everything there is at the school!
Duke has been one of the best experiences of my life. The dorms are luxurious, the food is wonderful, and the student life is something extraordinary. When I first arrived on campus I felt welcomed by many of the RA's, and other students, and I have enjoyed my time here ever since.
I really love the community at Duke, however I think there needs to be a social change. Greek life is too prominent and dominating of the social scene. Additionally, I feel like Duke likes to focus on bringing in donations from alumni instead of its current students.
Duke University has the most beautiful campus i have seen so far. If you are into basketball and want to go to school with good return on investment, then Duke University is the school for you. It is also located 10 minutes away from Downtown Durham and has a really good transportation system for those who commute or do not have a car. I particularly like the Duke Van which is free service that is great for those who want to stay on campus after 11pm to study and live about 1 to 3 miles from campus. In my graduate program, there are people from over 20 different countries and we are not even up to 50 in my class of 2018. I am a grad student and don't have meal plans but i seriously wish i did because Duke has the place campus food i have ever had and this is coming from someone that has gone to two colleges in the United States in Illinois and Maryland. Overall, i will recommend to anyone who wants a well-rounded college experience.