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Duke University, often simply called “Duke”, is located in Durham, North Carolina, USA. It is a private school dedicated to research. With over 14,000 students, Duke offers courses in engineering, arts & sciences and nursing. The school was involved in the Human Genome Project along with other universities on the cutting edge of genetics.

Duke was founded in 1838, as Brown’s Schoolhouse. It was located in what is now the town, Trinity. It was organized by a group of Quakers and Methodists. It would go on in 1841 to become the Union Institute Academy. It was one of the first colleges to be open to women. 

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This university is ranked as #29 Top University in the world by QS World University Rankings.

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University Name Duke University
Acronym DUKE
Year Established
Motto Eruditio et Religio
Motto in English Knowledge and Faith
Colors Duke blue and white


Address 103 Allen Bldg
Durham, North Carolina, United States
Phone +1 (919) 684 8111
Fax +1 (919) 684 3050
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