Life at Duke

The Duke Engineering Quad in fall.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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Durham, Duke's Hometown

This 2-minute video offers a view insight into the unbeatable combination of Southern hospitality, urban energy, cultural tradition, and high-tech innovation that drives Durham, NC – Duke's hometown.