Durham, North Carolina
Duke University is a private research university located in Durham, North Carolina. The university’s campus spans over 8,600 acres on three contiguous campuses in Durham as well as a marine lab in Beaufort. The beauty of Duke’s campus rivals any–conveying tradition and innovation, from Gothic architecture to world-class medical facilities. Similarly, Durham’s dynamic neighborhoods and thriving businesses celebrate the combination of old and new. With its close ties to the community and commitment to outstanding education, its venerable past and vital future, Duke University and Duke University Medical Center offer extraordinary training opportunities.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill first began enrolling students in 1795, which allows it to be one of three schools to claim the title of the oldest public university in the United States. UNC-Chapel Hill has been consistently listed among the highest ranked universities in the United States and has grown into a leading research facility and medical center. Located just 10 miles from Duke University and with free transportation between the two campuses, collaboration between the schools thrives. UNC offers excellent libraries and recreational facilities, as well as world class athletic events.
North Carolina State University
Raleigh, North Carolina
North Carolina State University is a public, coeducational, research university located in Raleigh, North Carolina. The university is part of the University of North Carolina system and is a land, sea, and space grant institution. The university forms one of the corners of the Research Triangle together with Duke University in Durham and The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. From its origins teaching the agricultural and mechanical arts, NC State has grown to become a pre-eminent research enterprise that advances knowledge in science, technology, engineering, math, design, the humanities and social sciences, textiles and veterinary medicine. And all of this happens in one of the fastest-rising cities in America.