What type of dorms does Duke have?

However, Duke University dorms are similar to most college housing options. Most on-campus residence halls include singles, double, and suites. Floor plans vary from residence hall to residence hall. CampusReel hosts dorm tours of Duke University, and every one is different.
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Does Duke have suite style dorms?

The Duke Hollows Residence Halls provide 750 suite-style beds, organized into individual Houses in the Duke tradition. Each House has a lounge, kitchen, and study room. The Hollows extends and reinterprets the collegiate Gothic vocabulary of Duke's historic West Campus.
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Where do freshman live at Duke?

East Campus is part of Duke University's campus in Durham, North Carolina. East Campus, along with West Campus, make up most of Duke's main campus. The campus follows the Georgian architecture style, making it distinct from West Campus. Currently, East Campus is the exclusive residential home to first-year students.
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Do all Duke dorms have AC?

All residence halls on East Campus have air conditioning. Types of A/C include: central air and portable window units. On West Campus, all buildings have central air conditioning.
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What type of campus does Duke have?

Duke's original campus, East Campus, was rebuilt from 1925 to 1927 with Georgian-style buildings. By 1930, the majority of the Collegiate Gothic-style buildings on the campus one mile (1.6 km) west were completed, and construction on West Campus culminated with the completion of Duke Chapel in 1935.
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Touring EVERY Dorm At Duke University

Is Duke a dry campus?

At Duke, students over 21 years old are allowed to consume or possess alcohol on West Campus, while alcohol remains prohibited on East Campus.
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What makes Duke so special?

Flexible & Interdisciplinary For a Reason

Duke students are crazy-smart, creative thinkers determined to make a difference in the world. We make the most of all that potential by offering extraordinary flexibility in our curriculum. At Duke, you can craft the best educational experience possible for you.
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Do you pick roommates at Duke?

Incoming first-year students are matched with roommates based on the information provided from the lifestyle questions on the first-year housing application. We have found that students who have the same study habits, noise tolerance, and sleep schedules tend to have positive experiences living together.
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Can freshmen bring cars to Duke?

Welcome to Duke!

As a first-year student, you're allowed to bring a vehicle to campus, however, other modes of transportation are available and may be preferable: Biking is encouraged, and designated parking is available.
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Is Duke a pretty campus?

Duke's campus is considered one of the most beautiful college campuses in the country. But it's not just the physical campus that makes Duke unlike anywhere else.
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What kind of students get into Duke?

Average GPA: 4.13

With a GPA of 4.13, Duke requires you to be at the top of your class. You'll need nearly straight A's in all your classes to compete with other applicants. Furthermore, you should be taking hard classes - AP or IB courses - to show that college-level academics is a breeze.
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How big is Duke's freshman class?

The 2,148 students accepted through Duke's Regular Decision process were notified starting at 6 p.m. Friday. Those students were chosen from among 44,589 Regular Decision applicants, an admission rate of 4.8 percent. The incoming class was selected from a total of 49,469 applicants.
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What is Duke campus life like?

A Place to Call Home. All first-year students live on East Campus. A five-minute bus ride from West Campus, East Campus includes 172 acres of open lawns, residence halls, research labs, tennis courts, a dining hall, café, convenience store, library, theater, and gym.
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Does Duke have bathrooms in dorms?

All bathrooms are shared with other students. Bathrooms are either designated male or female (gender-designated bathrooms) or all gender. At least one all gender bathroom can be found in most East Campus buildings.
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How much does it cost to live on campus at Duke?

Campus Housing Expenses

In 2022-23, room and board cost $16,651, which was 2.7% less than the previous year.
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How many freshmen does Duke accept?

Duke admits 4.8% of Regular Decision applicants to Class of 2027, overall acceptance rate 6% Duke admitted 2,148 high school seniors to the Class of 2027 through its Regular Decision admissions cycle, according to Dean of Undergraduate Admissions Christoph Guttentag.
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Can you live off campus freshman year at Duke?

Residency requirement:

Duke requires students to live on campus for three years. We generally have space to guarantee housing for the fourth year, should a student choose to remain on campus. We have East Campus for first-year students and two campuses for upperclass students: West and Swift.
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Do freshmen have to live on campus at Duke?

Duke University offers on-campus housing. Students are required to live on campus through junior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing. The majority of Duke University students live on campus.
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Do people party at Duke?

Party Scene

Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week. Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday. Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only. Good parties are few and far between.
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Is housing guaranteed at Duke?

All students are required—to the extent that housing is available—to live on campus for their first three years. We will continue to apply semesters spent in “study away” programs toward the three-year residency requirement. Students are guaranteed the opportunity to live on campus during their fourth year.
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How to get a single dorm at Duke?

Single Rooms

Singles are available for selection based on lottery number order after all SDAO accommodations are met. In our process, this means that seniors and juniors will have lower lottery numbers and may select singles before sophomores.
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What are some cons about Duke University?

  • Total cost is higher than the national average for 4-year private universities.
  • Acceptance rate is 16%, 49.5 percentage points lower than the national average.
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Is Duke a fun school to go to?

Duke's school spirit is infectious. From the moment you arrive on campus, you can feel it in the air. Our festive celebrations spark excitement, camaraderie, and an incredible sense of pride that bonds us from first year to long after graduation.
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Is it easier to get into Pratt or Trinity at Duke?

Applicants with very high numbers across the board but a subpar story to tell should apply to Pratt over Trinity. Conversely, applicants with lower numbers but a unique story to tell should apply to Trinity.
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