Duke and Durham were made for each other. Together they make Fuqua the perfect place for you to learn, grow, and explore. And, we're not the only ones who think we're special. Below are a just a few of our recent accolades.

Ranking

Source

Year

Durham-Chapel Hill metro area ranked #4 on list of 10 Most Educated Cities

U.S. News & World Report

2011

#3 Best Place for Business and Careers

Forbes

2009

15th best mid-sized city in which to launch a small business

CNN Money

2009

Durham ranked #3 on the list of Top 20 College Towns for Jobs.

Forbes

2009

Durham ranked #5 on Relocate-America's 2009 Top 100 Places to Live.

Relocate-America

2009

Sarah P. Duke Gardens named #6 best public garden

Southern Living

2009

Durham was named one of the 100 Best Communities for Young People America's Promise Alliance 2011

Downtown Durham one of Businessweek's 15 Up-and-Coming Neighborhoods.

Businessweek

2008

The four-county Durham metro area ranked #4 for Best Mid-Sized Areas for Jobs.

Forbes

2009

Durham ranked the #3 area with the biggest change in the number of financial services jobs

Wall Street Journal

2009

Durham is ranked as the #8 place to get more for less

Forbes

2009

Durham ranked #4 on the NBC Today Show's list of Most Livable Cities in America

NBC Today Show

2010

Durham listed as one of 41 Places to Go in 2011 New York Times  2011

Duke University Hospital was ranked #10 on annual best hospital list

U.S. News & World Report

2009

Durham named one of the 10 Best Places to Live in America

U.S. News & World Report

2009

Durham ranked #9 on the nation's top midsized cities for young professionals

Next Generation Consulting

2009

Durham and Duke University chosen, along with Chapel Hill and UNC, as the best basketball towns to visit

CNN

2009

Durham ranked #2 on list of US Cities with Most Leftover to Spend After Paying for Housing The Atlantic 2011

The Duke University Golf Club is ranked #1 out of 13 in the region.

North Carolina Golf Course Ranking Panel

2009

Durham area ranked by CEO Update In Top Places To Work in nonprofits.

CEO Update

2008

Durham tied for #11 on the list of the Best Cities for Business
Market Watch
2010

Durham ranked #8 best educated city on Forbes' list of America's Best Educated Cities.

Forbes

2008

Durham, together with Chapel Hill, named America's Foodiest Small Towns

Bon Appetit

2008

Cameron Indoor Stadium - "one of the ten Great Places to Get Pumped for NCAA Action."

USA Today

2008

Duke University Hospital ranked 10th in major teaching hospitals for national benchmarks and 11th on the 100 Top Hospitals: Everest Award for National Benchmarks Winners

Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals

2009

 

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