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Duke University

210 Science Drive Box 90362
Durham, NC 27708-0362
(919) 613-7020

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Fall 2020 Application Information
Application Deadline: February 15
Application Fee: $70
Admissions Statistics 2020 2017
Acceptance Rate 20.2% 23.3%
LSAT Score (Median) 169 168
LSAT Score (25th-75th percentile) 167-170 166-170
GPA (Median) 3.78 3.70
GPA Range (25th-75th percentile) 3.66-3.87 3.56-3.84
Bar Exam Statistics 2020 2017
State in which most graduates took bar exam: NY NY
School's bar passage rate: 97.8% 94.3%
State overall bar passage rate: 75.7% 72.7%
School bar pass rate vs. state bar pass rate: +22.1% +21.6%
Employment Statistics 2020 2017
Graduates employed at graduation: 91.6% 86.5%
Graduates employed 10 months after graduation: 95.6% 93.0%
Tuition and Expenses 2020 2017
Tuition: $64,722 $57,717
Room and Board: $12,916 $12,978
Proportion of full-time students receiving grants: 86.6% 83.8%
Median grant amount among full-time students: $25,000 $20,000
Average indebtedness of those who incurred debt: $134,948 $131,073
Proportion of graduates who incurred debt: 67.3% 67.6%
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Students & Faculty 2020 2017
Total Students: 682 668
Men: 54.3% 57.6%
Women: 45.6% 42.4%
White: 64.2% N/A
Black: 6.9% N/A
Hispanic: 7.8% N/A
Asian: 8.1% N/A
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 5.5 : 1 9.1 : 1
Total Faculty: 183 99
Male: 65.0% N/A
Female: 35.0% N/A
Minority: 12.6% N/A
Full-Time Starting Salaries 2020 2017
Private Sector: $180,000 $160,000
Public Sector: $60,000 $60,000
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Library Resources 2020 2017
Volumes and equivalents: 711,681 704,033