Duke University Class of 2023 Admissions Statistics

Duke University admitted 5.7% of Regular Decision applicants to its Class of 2023. The school admitted 18% of its Early Decision applicants to its Class of 2023. So if you’re not sure if there’s an advantage in applying to a school like Duke in the Early round, well, read those … 

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Duke University Class of 2023 Early Decision Statistics

Duke University has released information on its Class of 2023 Early Decision admits. In all, 882 students earned admission to Duke this Early Decision cycle. These 882 students were drawn from an Early Decision applicant pool of 4,852 students (it was the largest year-to-year increase in the applicant pool in … 

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Duke Admissions Tells It Like It Is

Some admissions officers tell it like it is. And some tell it like it isn’t. Most, in our experience, fall into the latter category and so we always make a point on our college admissions blog of pointing out the folks who speak the truth about the admissions process even … 

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Duke University Class of 2022

Regular Decision notifications have been released to applicants by Duke University for the Class of 2022 and the admissions figures are out for public consumption. More than 37,300 students submitted applications to Duke University this year in the hope of earning a slot in the Duke Class of 2022, nearly … 

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Coach K and Duke

There is no college athletic coach in America who has had a more direct — and enduring — impact on a university’s selectiveness in admissions as Duke University’s Coach K. While many Duke alums will shake their heads when we suggest that Mike Krzyzewski’s stewardship of the men’s basketball team in … 

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A Salute to Duke University

When one thinks about Duke University, the word ‘inclusivity’ may not come immediately to mind. Duke University, after all, is a university that has struggled in recent years with issues of race relations. From the Duke lacrosse scandal in which three Duke lacrosse players were falsely accused of rape to the … 

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Admission to Duke

There is an article up on “Forbes” written by Troy Onink that we figured we’d draw to the attention of our readers. Entitled “Duke’s Dean of Admissions: Who Gets Into Top Colleges And What Makes The Difference,” the article features a video interview of Duke’s longtime dean of admissions, the always … 

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Duke Basketball

Update: In one of the great college basketball games of the twenty-first century, Mercer upstaged basketball royalty in Duke University in the Round of 64. Mercer’s upset embodies all that the NCAA Tournament is about. Today is a dark day for Christoph Guttentag, Duke’s Dean of Admissions. Had Duke advanced … 

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Duke Admissions Essay

We’ve been fairly critical of the University of Michigan of late for changing their admissions essays after releasing different essays earlier for students applying this coming year. But the University of Michigan isn’t alone. A Duke admissions essay has been mysteriously changed as well! It seems as if colleges are still … 

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Duke University Student

At Ivy Coach, we love to highlight budding entrepreneurs from highly selective colleges. And, today, we’re highlighting a Duke University student — an enterprising sophomore — Bryan Silverman. Bryan Silverman was recently named by “Entrepreneur Magazine” as the top college entrepreneur of 2012. So what’d he create? The next social … 

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