Sources for Statistics
Records of the International House (Boxes 9-10). Directories, 1959-1980. Some include a table of international undergraduate, graduate, and professional students by country.
The Registrar's Annual Statistical Reports after 1980 include tables that breakdown the international student population (undergraduate, graduate, and professional) by country.
The Undergraduate Admissions Office profiles, 1987- , show, by country, the number of internationals matriculated in the incoming class.
Appendices A and B in Legacy, 1963-1993 : Thirty Years of African-American students at Duke University
, list all the African-Americans who received a Duke degree between 1964 and 1995.
Records of the Office of Black Affairs/Minority Affairs
contain directories of all black students at Duke. The directories date from 1977/78 to 1990/91 ( ex.1986/87)
Profiles from the Office of Admissions, 1987- give the percentage of African-Americans that matriculate in Class of 19??.
Minorities other than African-Americans
Admissions (undergraduate) profiles include relevant information by 1987.
Gaps in enrollment statistics between 1960 and 1995/1996 are
International students none.
All students: 1963-1977/1978; 1991/92-
Other minorities: statistics were not collected until the 1996/97 academic year.
1. Admissions profiles do not show the overall enrollment for all classes in Trinity and Engineering.
2. Since 1967, see The Statistical Abstract of Higher Education in North Carolina (Perkins 378.756 S797 1967- ; current year in Reference stacks).
3. In the early 1960s, the Admissions Office issued an "Admissions Newsletter" reporting on the makeup of incoming class. It was often bound with The Bulletin of the University.
4. Reports such as A Duke Plan: Positioning Duke for the Twenty First Century (1992) sometimes include statistical information on the makeup of the student body; the periods covered vary.