Duke University

WORLD RANK

2011-12
22

Durham, United States

Region: North America

  • Overall score
    77.4
  • Teaching
    62.6
  • International outlook
    46.9
  • Industry income
    100.0
  • Research
    77.9
  • Citations
    97.4

A philanthropic foundation by James B. Duke in 1924 began the transformation of Trinity College, a small Methodist institution established in 1838, into today's research university. Its 8,610-acre campus includes a 7,000-acre forest and a coastal marine research centre. It has 10 schools and colleges.