Duke University Enrolls Its Second-Largest Group of Black Freshmen

There are 183 black freshmen at Duke University this fall. They make up 10.6 percent of the incoming class. This year, black first-year enrollments are up 6.4 percent compared to 2008.

The 183 black freshmen are the second-largest group of black first-year students in the university’s history. In 2004 there were 188 black freshmen. They made up 11.5 percent of the freshman class in 2004.