Tuition & Fees

$38,178

$38,178

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
6%
600-699
51%
500-599
42%
400-499
1%
700-800
5%
600-699
42%
500-599
51%
400-499
2%
700-800
2%
600-699
23%
500-599
56%
400-499
19%
30-36
29%
24-29
49%
18-23
21%
12-17
1%
30-36
13%
24-29
58%
18-23
28%
12-17
1%
30-36
20%
24-29
59%
18-23
21%
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undergraduateRatios

36%

male

64%

female

1

teacher

14

students

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Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,260
Declined + 2,076
Total Received 7,336
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Private (nonprofit)

5,942

undergraduate students

3,248

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Accounting
  3. Biology
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Codes

SAT 2196
ACT 3560

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School Facts

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

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 9,190
Established in 1878
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ACPE (American Council on Pharmaceutical Education)
•  ACS American Chemical Society
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  APHE (Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education)
•  ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

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Pittsburgh, PA

49-acre, urban campus in Pittsburgh (population: 303,625). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

Duquesne University
600 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15282

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
57%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
94%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
9 fraternities 14% of male students
 
10 sororities 22% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
25%
Top 1/4
56%
Top 1/2
86%
Bottom 1/2
14%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
6%
600-699
51%
500-599
42%
400-499
1%
700-800
5%
600-699
42%
500-599
51%
400-499
2%
700-800
2%
600-699
23%
500-599
56%
400-499
19%
30-36
29%
24-29
49%
18-23
21%
12-17
1%
30-36
13%
24-29
58%
18-23
28%
12-17
1%
30-36
20%
24-29
59%
18-23
21%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
(Waived if filed before December 15)
Common application accepted no
Application deadline November 1 (priority deadline)
July 1
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 1
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline December 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required of some

Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,260
Declined + 2,076
Total Received 7,336

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Debra Zugates
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
P: 800 456-0590
F: 412 396-6223
admissions@duq.edu

Financial Aid

72%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$24,570

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $38,178
Room $5,668
Board $6,918
Books & supplies $1,400
Total $52,164
Average Financial Aid - $24,570
Total with Avg. Aid $27,594

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $5,232,388
State $5,252,724
Institutional $58,975,606
Other external $3,549,956
Total $73,010,674

Non-need-based

Federal
State $40,138
Institutional $22,451,832
Other external $716,794
Total $23,208,764
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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
May 1

Institution's own financial aid form
May 1

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Richard Esposito
Director of Financial Aid
esposito@duq.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
bowling
crew
cross-country
diving
football
lacrosse
soccer
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
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 Directors

Dave Harper (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Sherene Brantley (women's)
Assistant Athletic Director/swa
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Atlantic 10 Conference, Northeast Conference (Division I, football)
Mascot
Duke
School colors
red and blue

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Accounting
Athletic Training
Binary Engineering
Biochemistry
Biological Sciences
Biology
Biomedical Engineering
Biotechnology
Business
Chemistry
Chemistry/Biochemistry
Child Psychology
Classical Civilization
Classical Latin
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Clinical Psychology
Communication Studies
Communication/Rhetorical Studies
Communications
Communications Studies
Computational Mathematics
Computer Science
Corporate Communication
Corporate Communications
Counselor Education
Digital Media Arts/Multimedia
Digital Media Arts/Web
Early Education/Pre-K-4
Economics
Education Administration/K-12
Education Non-Certification
Education/Middle School/4-8
Education/Pre-K-4
Educational Leadership
Educational Studies
English
English as a Second Language
English/Film Studies
English/Literary Studies
English/Writing
Entrepreneurship
Environmental Chemistry
Environmental Science
Environmental Science/Management
Family Nurse Practitioner
Finance
Forensic Nursing
Forensic Science/Law
Health Care Ethics
Health Management Systems
Higher Education Administration
History
Information Systems Management
Instructional Technology
Integrated Marketing Communication
International Business
International Relations
International Security Studies
Law
Laws/Letters
Leadership
Liberal Arts
Management
Marketing
Marriage/Couple/Family Counseling
Mathematics
Media
Medicinal Chemistry
Modern Languages
Multimedia Arts/Technology/Digital Media
Multimedia Arts/Technology/Media Management
Multimedia Arts/Technology/Web Design/Development
Music
Music Education
Music Performance
Music Technology
Music Therapy
Music/Business
Nursing
Nursing Education/Administration
Nursing Ethics
Nursing Practice
Occupational Therapy
Pastoral Ministry
Pharmaceutics
Pharmacology
Pharmacy
Pharmacy Administration
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Physician Assistant
Physics
Political Science
Pre-Law
Pre-Medical
Professional M.B.A.
Psychology
Public History
Public Relations/Advertising
Reading/Language Arts
Rehabilitation Science
Religious Education
Rhetoric
Rhetoric/Philosophy of Communication
Sacred Music
School Counseling
School Psychology
School Supervision
Second Degree Nursing
Secondary Education/English
Secondary Education/Latin
Secondary Education/Mathematics
Secondary Education/Sciences
Secondary Education/Social Studies
Sociology
Sociology/Criminal Justice
Sociology/Social Justice
Spanish
Special Education
Special Education/Cognitive/Behavior/Physical/Health Disabilities
Special Education/Community/Special Education Support
Speech-Language Pathology
Sports Information/Media
Sports Marketing
Supply Chain Management
Sustainable Business Practices
Systematic Theology
Theatre Arts
Theology
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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

9,190

total students

71%

in-state

29%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

65%

5,942
students

Female
64%
3,780

Male
36%
2,162

35%

3,248
students

Female
62%
2,008

Male
38%
1,240

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

5,826
students

Female
64%
3,709

Male
36%
2,117

2%

116
students

Female
62%
71

Male
38%
45

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
80%
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 Admissions

83%

Transfer applicants accepted

55%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadlines

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

International Student Contact

Joe DeCrosta
Director, International Programs
412 396-5180
decrosta@duq.edu

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