- Duke was the deceased father of the trustee of this university. So the administration named it for the honor to him.
- There are some amazing notable alumni of this university discussed in the article.
- 52% of undergraduate students are female in Fall 2018.
It is a private research university In Durham, North Carolina, and the duke was started as Brown’s Schoolhouse in 1838.
When North Carolina issued them a chartered in 1841, the school then became a Union Institute Academy.
The academy was renamed as Normal College in 1851, and then Trinity College in 1859, just because of the support from the Methodist Church.