If you’re looking for a Duke University self-guided tour then you have come to the right page. Duke University was ranked as one of the most beautiful college campuses by Travel & Leisure. Learn more about Duke University as a private research university located in Durham, North Carolina serving approximately 15,900 students enrolled, 6,600 are undergraduates. Duke’s basketball team ranks fourth in all-time wins of any NCAA men’s basketball program. Their main rivalry is with the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill.