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Duke University

Durham, United States

Duke University is a private research university in Durham, North Carolina. Founded by Methodists and Quakers in the present-day town of Trinity in 1838, the school moved to Durham in 1892. In 1924, tobacco and electric power industrialist James Buchanan Duke established The Duke Endowment and the institution changed its name to honor his deceased father, Washington Duke.

Metrics Summary

Total Publications
Lifetime
382,378
Prior Five Years
73,787
Total Citations
Lifetime
10,069,277
Prior Five Years
758,543
Total Scholars
Lifetime
60,023
Prior Five Years
16,488

Academic Institutional Ranking

Global Overall (All Fields)

Worldwide

Lifetime
20
Prior Five Years
21
National Overall (All Fields)

United States

Lifetime
16
Prior Five Years
11
Institutional Rankings

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Publications and Citation History

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Scholars based on Top 20 Disciplines

Highly Ranked Scholars™

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