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Duke University Personal Statement

Duke University is a private research university founded by Quakers and Methodists in the modern-day town of Trinity in 1838. The university owns 220 buildings on 8,470 acres of land, and is divided into four main areas: East, West, and Central campuses and the Medical Center. The universities professional and graduate schools include the School of Law, Divinity School, School of Public policy, School of medicine, Pratt School of Engineering, and the School of Nursing.