Duquesne University

Pittsburgh, PA

Duquesne University

Pittsburgh, PA

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International Catholic

Tuition & Fees

$41,892

not including room and board

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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%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
94%
Percent 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-prepatory 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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Financial Aid

97%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$22,575

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $41,892
Room $7,482
Board $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
Basketball
Bowling
Football
Lacrosse
Rowing
Soccer
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Volleyball

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

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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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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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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