Federal Reporting Guidelines: The Department of the Interior via the Office of Civil Rights provides Federal Guidelines for maintaining, collecting, and presenting data on race and ethnicity. Duke University follows these standards which enables applicants who are US citizens and permanent residents to self-identify their race and ethnicity with the option to select more than one race and/or ethnicity. The race and ethnicity data is presented here per federal guidelines. Hispanic/Latino includes all known US citizens and permanent residents who have identified their ethnicity as such, regardless of any other affiliations they have reported. Multi-Race includes all US citizens and permanent residents who have identified with more than one race and not identified as Hispanic/Latino.
Multi-Identity Reporting Guidelines: To better represent the multiple identities our students have shared in their applications, we share the number of students who identify in each race or ethnic group. Please note that in this representation, a student may be represented in more than one row, so the column adds to greater than 100%.
Example: A student who identifies as White and Hispanic / Latinx is represented only as Hispanic / Latinx, per federal guidelines, but is represented both as White and Hispanic / Latinx in the multi-identity column. A student who identifies as Asian American and Black / African American is represented as Multi-Race, per federal guidelines, and as both Asian American and Black / African American in the multi-identity column.