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Duke University Location, Campus Life, & Housing Information

Durham, NC

Location and Setting


Durham Population
245,475
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Campus Size
8,500 acres

Weather

Temperature
28.8 average low in January, 85 average high in September
Rain
113 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Not reported
Nearest Bus Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Durham
Nearest Train Station
20 mile(s) from campus in Raleigh

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing
Students in College Housing
85% of all students
Housing Requirements
Students required to live on campus through junior year
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
85%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Blue Devil
School Colors
Blue and white

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Crew x x    
Cross-Country Running x   x  
Fencing x   x  
Field Hockey x x    
Golf x x x x
Lacrosse x x x x
Soccer x x x x
Swimming And Diving x   x  
Tennis x x x x
Track And Field x   x  
Volleyball x x    
Wrestling     x  
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Crew x x
Cross-Country Running x  
Fencing x  
Field Hockey x x
Golf x x
Lacrosse x x
Soccer x x
Swimming And Diving x  
Tennis x x
Track And Field x  
Volleyball x x
Wrestling    
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Crew    
Cross-Country Running x  
Fencing x  
Field Hockey    
Golf x x
Lacrosse x x
Soccer x x
Swimming And Diving x  
Tennis x x
Track And Field x  
Volleyball    
Wrestling x  
Women's Club Sports
badminton, equestrian sports, football, ice hockey, racquetball, rugby, sailing, skiing (cross-country), skiing (downhill), softball, squash, table tennis, ultimate Frisbee, water polo
Men's Club Sports
badminton, crew, equestrian sports, field hockey, ice hockey, racquetball, rugby, sailing, skiing (cross-country), skiing (downhill), softball, squash, table tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
badminton, baseball, basketball, football, golf, soccer, softball, squash, swimming and diving, table tennis, tennis, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
ROTC
Army ROTC offered on campus, Navy ROTC is offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered on campus

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