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Why Choose Duke?


Duke University, located in Durham, North Carolina, U.S., is a world-class academic institution and one of the top-ranked Universities in the United States and around the world.


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In 2019, Duke was ranked #8 in the United States by U.S. News and World Report, #25 by worldwide QS Rankings, and #18 in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. 

The Master of International Development Policy (MIDP) is one of two graduate degrees offered by Duke's Sanford School of Public Policy. The Sanford School was recently ranked #5 in Policy Analysis in the United States by U.S. News and World Report. Policy analysis is one of the school's core strengths and an integral skill taught in the MIDP program.