Duquesne University

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office
600 Forbes Avenue, Administration Building
Pittsburgh, PA 15282-0201
(412) 396-6222
(800) 456-0590
Fax: (412) 396-6223

Contact: Paul-James Cukanna
Associate Vice President, Enrollment Management
Main Address
600 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15282-0201
(412) 396-6000

www.duq.edu

Size
Total undergrads: 5,656
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,438
Degree-seeking undergrads: 5,616
Graduate enrollment: 2,966

Setting
Urban setting
Large city (250,000 – 499,999)
Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral
First Professional

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $50

Online application fee: $50
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 76%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 88%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business – General B
Business Administration/Management B
Business Communications B
Business/Managerial Economics B
Entrepreneurial Studies B
Finance/Banking B
International Business B
Investments/Securities B
Logistics/Materials Management B
Management Information Systems B
Management Science B
Marketing Management B
Nonprofit Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B
Journalism B
Public Relations B
Public relations, advertising, and applied communications B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Programming – General B
Computer Science B
Web/Multimedia Design B
Web/Multimedia Management B

Education

Early Childhood Education B
Education – General B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
Latin Teacher Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Secondary Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B
Spanish Language Teacher Education B
Special Education B
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B
Speech/Rhetorical Studies B

Foreign Language & Literature

Classics B
Foreign Language & Literature – General B
Greek, Ancient B
Latin B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B
Health System Administration B
Music Therapy B
Nursing (RN) B
Premedicine B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Security & Protective Services

Security Services Management B

Social Sciences

Economics B
International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Theology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Duquesne University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(412) 396-6000
Website:www.duq.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:www.duq.edu/admissions-and-aid/undergraduate-admissions/apply-to-duquesne
Address:Administration Bldg 600 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15282
Setting:Rural: Distant
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:9,343
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):76%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:7,761 (83% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$35,062
Out-of-state Tuition:$35,062
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:99%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$19,310

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Duquesne University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Duquesne University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies11
Biological and Biomedical Sciences332
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services143
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs51
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services142
Education79194
English Language and Literature/Letters312
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics5
Health Professions and Related Programs512155
History12
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Legal Professions and Studies1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities3
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies111
Natural Resources and Conservation111
Philosophy and Religious Studies111
Physical Sciences311
Psychology1122
Public Administration and Social Service Professions11
Social Sciences4
Theology and Religious Vocations1141
Visual and Performing Arts142
Grand total20776118

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Duquesne University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services21
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Education12
Health Professions and Related Programs2131
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Grand total3661

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Duquesne University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$35,062
Out-of-state$35,062
Books and supplies$1,400

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$22,212
Out-of-state$22,212

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid1,40899%
Grant or scholarship aid1,40499%$19,310
Student loan aid1,05775%$9,734

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid5,51693%$18,655
Federal student loans4,05968%$7,229

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Duquesne University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Duquesne University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants7,6382,5735,065
Percent admitted100%76%73%
Percent admitted who enrolled20%22%20%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Duquesne University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment9,343
Undergraduate enrollment6,039
Graduate enrollment3,304

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Duquesne University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
    • Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs
  • American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
    • Law (LAW) - Professional schools
  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy (OT) - Professional Programs (Rangos School of Health Sciences, Room 234)
    • Occupational Therapy (OTD) - Programs leading to a Doctoral Degree
    • Occupational Therapy (OTM) - Programs leading to a Master's Degree
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
  • American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
    • Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
    • School Psychology (SCPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
    • School Psychology (SCPSYD) - PsyD Doctoral programs
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
    • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • Commission on English Language Program Accreditation
    • English Language (English as a Second Language Program)
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

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