Life at Duke

Our students work in a supportive, close-knit community of researchers and scholars, but we know there is more to life than work. On the pages in this section you'll find a wealth of information to help you make the decision to come to Duke and live in Durham, North Carolina. This is a great place to work, dine, explore the outdoors and personal hobbies, enjoy the arts, and raise a family.

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Decidedly Durham

Decidedly Durham is a 10-minute video offering insight into the city surrounding Duke, which is comprised of an unbeatable combination of Southern hospitality, urban energy, cultural tradition, and academic and scientific innovation.