Duke University

REPUTATION RANK

2012
33

Durham, United States

Region: North America

  • Overall reputation score
    10.1
  • Reputation (teaching)
    8.9
  • Reputation (research)
    10.6

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.