Why Duke Kunshan University?

Why
Duke
Kunshan
University?

TOP10

Duke University’s U.S. Ranking

170K+

Duke University alumni members

2DEGREES 2CAMPUSES

A U.S. degree and a Chinese degree

7:1

Student to Faculty ratio

50+COUNTRIES

Represented in undergraduate program

< 20

Average class size

8REASONS

TO APPLY TO DUKE KUNSHAN’S UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAM

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A Duke Education

Innovative Liberal Arts Sciences Curriculum

  • Duke Kunshan University provides students a unique opportunity to live and study in China and the U.S. while pursuing a world-class education. Students graduate with an undergraduate degree from Duke University, an institution consistently ranked among the top 10 U.S. universities by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Majors encompass several disciplinary tracks, allowing students to customize their studies and fully explore their interests and passion
  • A world-renowned Duke-quality education that prepares students to lead in an uncertain future
  • 21st century liberal arts education that cultivates well-rounded global citizens capable of making an impact in areas that are meaningful to them
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World-Class Faculty

Comprehensive Academic Support

  • An exceptional group of international faculty recruited by Duke specifically for Duke Kunshan’s unique curriculum
  • At least one-third of faculty are from Duke University
  • A dedicated team of faculty and academic mentors to provide comprehensive academic advising and support
  • Individualized career support and guidance throughout a student’s four years of study
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Small Class Size

Engaging Learning Environment

  • Small, discussion-based classes with average class sizes of 20 or fewer students
  • Student to faculty ratio of 7:1 provides students with ample opportunities to interact with faculty, both inside and outside the classroom
  • An engaging learning environment that focuses on teamwork and critical thinking
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Research Opportunities

Signature Work

  • Students have the opportunity to participate in cutting-edge research with world-class scholars beginning their freshman year
  • Access to Duke University’s electronic resources (nearly 2 million e-books, 230,000 e-journals and more than 1,000 academic databases)
  • A three-year signature work capstone project that is comparable to a graduate school level thesis
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State-of-the-art Campus

High-Tech Teaching and Living Facilities

  • The only LEED-certified campus in China
  • Exceptional housing and dining facilities modeled after the world’s greatest universities
  • Advanced and accesible research laboratories and equipment
  • Modern and comfortable living and learning spaces
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Study Away

Dual Campus Experience

  • Opportunity to study at Duke University for up to one semester and one summer term
  • Take full advantage of Duke University’s resources, with access to a range of new courses, clubs and events.
  • Gain an international perspective and enhance cross-cultural understanding
  • Build a solid foundation for a global career and further graduate-level studies
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Diverse Student Body

Inclusive Community

  • Our students are from 6 continents and over 50 different countries
  • International students represent 30% of the undergraduate student body
  • Connections help students establish an international network
  •  Cultivate rooted globalism and lead a purposeful and productive life
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A Duke University Degree

Elite Alumni Network

  • Upon graduation, students will receive a degree from Duke University and a degree from Duke Kunshan University
  • A degree from a top university in the United States, while being fully immersed in a truly international experience, can benefit future career search and graduate school applications
  • Join Duke University’s elite network of more than 170,000 global alumni, and excel your career opportunities around the world