Duquesne University

Pittsburgh, PA

Duquesne University

Pittsburgh, PA

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Tuition & Fees

$41,892

not including housing and food

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undergraduateRatios

37%

male

63%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,434
Declined 1,901
Total Received 8,335
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Private

6,272

undergraduate students

3,915

graduate students

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School Facts

Duquesne University, founded in 1878, is a church-affiliated university. Its 49.5-acre campus overlooks downtown Pittsburgh.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 10,187
Established in 1878
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic

49-acre, urban campus in Pittsburgh (population: 302,407). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

Duquesne University
600 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA
15282

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
61%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
94%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
25%
Top 1/4
55%
Top 1/2
85%
Bottom 1/2
15%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
640
25th
570
75th
630
25th
550
75th
28
25th
22
75th
27
25th
22
75th
28
25th
23

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Other application fee (Waived if filed before December 15)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) November 1
Application deadline (final deadline) July 1
School has early decision program Yes
School has early action program Yes
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,434
Declined 1,901
Total Received 8,335

Admissions Factors

Required

Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School GPA

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

97%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$22,575

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $41,892
Housing $7,482
Food $6,130
Books & supplies $1,400
Total $56,904
Average Financial Aid - $22,575
Total with Avg. Aid $34,329

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $5,583,221
State $4,581,790
Institutional $69,217,530
Other external $3,714,636
Total $83,097,177

Non-need-based

Federal
State $27,098
Institutional $26,493,541
Other external $779,909
Total $27,300,548

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 412 396-6607
F: 412 396-5284
faoffice@duq.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Basketball yes yes
Bowling yes
Football yes
Lacrosse yes
Rowing yes
Soccer yes yes
Swimming and diving yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes

Club Sports - Men's

lacrosse

Club Sports - Women's

lacrosse

Intramural/Recreational Sports

baseball, cheerleading, crew, dance team, equestrian sports, golf, ice hockey, ice skating, in-line hockey, skiing, snowboarding, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Atlantic 10 Conference, Northeast Conference (Division I, football)

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes yes
African Studies. yes
Applied Behavior Analysis. yes
Art History, Criticism and Conservation. yes
Athletic Training/Trainer. yes
Behavioral Sciences. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering. yes yes
Bioethics/Medical Ethics. yes yes
Biology Teacher Education. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes yes yes
Biotechnology. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other. yes
Business/Commerce, General. yes
Business/Corporate Communications, General. yes yes
Business/Managerial Economics. yes
Chemistry Teacher Education. yes
Chemistry, General. yes yes yes
Chemistry, Other. yes
Clinical Psychology. yes
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other. yes
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling. yes
Computational Mathematics. yes
Computer Science. yes
Computer Software and Media Applications, Other. yes
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services. yes yes
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies. yes
Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism. yes
Developmental and Child Psychology. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Economics, General. yes
Education, General. yes
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other. yes
Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research, Other. yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes yes
Educational/Instructional Technology. yes yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes yes yes
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other. yes
English/Language Arts Teacher Education. yes yes
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies. yes
Environmental Science. yes yes
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing. yes
Finance, General. yes
Foreign Language Teacher Education. yes
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General. yes
Forensic Science and Technology. yes
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator. yes yes
Health Services Administration. yes
Health/Health Care Administration/Management. yes
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other. yes
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration. yes
History, General. yes yes
Industrial and Physical Pharmacy and Cosmetic Sciences. yes
Information Technology. yes yes
International Business/Trade/Commerce. yes
International Policy Analysis. yes
International Relations and Affairs. yes
International Relations and National Security Studies, Other. yes
Journalism. yes
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching. yes yes
Latin Language and Literature. yes
Latin Teacher Education. yes yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management. yes yes
Management Science. yes yes
Marketing, Other. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling. yes
Mathematics Teacher Education. yes yes
Mathematics and Computer Science. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry. yes yes
Music Performance, General. yes yes
Music Teacher Education. yes yes
Music Therapy/Therapist. yes
Music, General. yes
Music, Other. yes yes
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management. yes
Nursing Education. yes
Nursing Science. yes yes
Occupational Therapy/Therapist. yes yes
Organizational Leadership. yes yes
Pastoral Studies/Counseling. yes
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design. yes yes
Pharmacoeconomics/Pharmaceutical Economics. yes
Pharmacology and Toxicology. yes yes
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration, Other. yes
Philosophy. yes yes yes
Physical Therapy/Therapist. yes yes
Physician Associate/Assistant. yes yes
Physics Teacher Education. yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Programs for Foreign Lawyers. yes
Psychology, General. yes yes
Public Policy Analysis, General. yes
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other. yes yes
Public/Applied History. yes
Reading Teacher Education. yes
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other. yes
Rehabilitation Science. yes yes
Religious Education. yes
Religious/Sacred Music. yes
Rhetoric and Composition. yes yes
School Psychology. yes
Social Studies Teacher Education. yes yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes yes
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist. yes yes
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management. yes
Sports Communication. yes
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other. yes
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor. yes
Theology/Theological Studies. yes yes yes
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design. yes yes
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster. yes
Women's Studies. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Accounting
  3. Biology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • External degree program
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors
  • Weekend College

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

10,187

total students

69%

in-state

31%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

62%

6,272
students

Female
63%
3,951

Male
37%
2,321

38%

3,915
students

Female
66%
2,595

Male
34%
1,320

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

94%

5,921
students

Female
64%
3,776

Male
36%
2,145

6%

351
students

Female
50%
175

Male
50%
176

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
78%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

3%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of Some
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 51
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Germany
India
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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