Duke is unusual among the nation's top universities in combining academics and athletics at the very highest levels. Its student-athletes have won team national championships in basketball, golf, lacrosse, soccer and tennis, and individual championships in fencing, diving and other sports. Simultaneously, they have excelled in the classroom, with graduation rates and other measures of academic success that are among the highest nationwide. With its modern gyms and facilities, Duke also provides outstanding recreational and intramural programs for students and other members of the university community. Go Blue Devils!