Duquesne University: Statistics

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#260 of 2,496 In the United States
#11 of 155 In Pennsylvania
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Quick Review

Religion
Roman Catholic
Acceptance rate
77%
Average SAT
1195
Average ACT
26
Avg. cost to attend
$32,408 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
5,383
Graduates
3,447
Male:Female Ratio
34:66
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
duq.edu

Duquesne University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 77% 77% 77%
Applicants 8,335 2,780 5,555
Admissions 6,434 2,152 4,282
Freshmen enrolled full time 1,191 394 797
Freshmen enrolled part time 4 3 1

6,173 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,075 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
798 or 67%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1120
or below

75% of them
had 1270
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Duquesne University are 1120-1270 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
349 or 29%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 23
or below

75% of them
had 28
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Duquesne University are 23-28 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 6868 (78%)
Black or African American 503 (6%)
Nonresident Alien 431 (5%)
Hispanic 390 (4%)
Asian 307 (3%)
Two or more races 274 (3%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 45 (0.5%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 6 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$32,408/year
Average aid awarded
$23,827
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $20,515
$30-48K $22,219
$48-75K $27,431
$75-110K $33,873
$110K+ $35,603

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $41,892$24,048
Tuition in-state $41,892$24,048
Tuition out-of-state $41,892$24,048

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 3,779
Combined charge for room and board $13,612
Room charge $7,482
Meal charge $6,130

Duquesne University Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Nursing Science 257 7
Pharmacy 161
Law 132
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 101 1 7
Physician Assistant 63 45
Physical Therapy & Therapist 35 18 35
Business Administration and Management, General 82
Finance, General 81
Accounting 53 25
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 74
Psychology, General 64 5
Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist 29 39
Occupational Therapy & Therapist 28 29 10
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management 57
Management Science 29 25
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other 51
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 40 8
English Language and Literature, General 31 4 4
Political Science and Government, General 34
Family Practice Nurse & Nursing 32
Information Technology 17 14
Music Performance, General 9 22
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering 22 8
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services 20 7
Web Page, Digital & Multimedia and Information Resources Design 20 7
History, General 18 8
Environmental Science 15 9
Special Education and Teaching, General 22 2
Community Health Services & Liaison & Counseling 23
International Relations and Affairs 22
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 14 7
Biochemistry 20
Marketing, Other 20
Health & Medical Preparatory Programs, Other 18
Nursing Practice 18
Educational & Instructional Technology 11 6
English & Language Arts Teacher Education 14 3
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching 17
Mathematics, General 17
Music Teacher Education 16 1
Organizational Leadership 7 10
Chemistry, General 7 3 6
Computer Science 16
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies 16
Forensic Science and Technology 16
Physics, General 16
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other 16
Developmental and Child Psychology 15
Business & Managerial Economics 14
Sociology, General 14
Health Information & Medical Records Administration & Administrator 11 2
Philosophy 4 5 4
School Psychology 13
Social Studies Teacher Education 9 4
Business & Corporate Communications, General 11 1
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other 12
Journalism 12
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 11
Rhetoric and Composition 1 10
Mathematics Teacher Education 8 1
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language & ESL Language Instructor 9
Biotechnology 8
Clinical Psychology 8
Music, Other 8
International Business & Trade & Commerce 7
Music, General 7
Theology & Theological Studies 3 4
Business & Commerce, General 6
Computational Mathematics 6
Music Therapy & Therapist 6
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration, Other 6
Bioethics & Medical Ethics 2 3
Nursing Education 5
Public & Applied History 5
Athletic Training & Trainer 4
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other 4
Health & Health Care Administration & Management 4
International Policy Analysis 4
Pastoral Studies & Counseling 4
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management 4
Sports Communication 4
Behavioral Sciences 3
Computer Software and Media Applications, Other 3
Economics, General 3
Mathematics and Computer Science 3
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design 1 2
Spanish Language and Literature 3
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other 3
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 2
Education, General 2
English Language and Literature & Letters, Other 2
Marriage and Family Therapy & Counseling 2
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry 2
Pharmacoeconomics & Pharmaceutical Economics 2
Applied Behavior Analysis 1
Biology Teacher Education 1
Chemistry, Other 1
Pharmacology and Toxicology 1
Reading Teacher Education 1
Rehabilitation Science 1
Web & Multimedia Management and Webmaster 1
Grand Total 1,505 620 454
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 79% 74% 82%
  • Full-time retention rate - 86%

Publications & Citations

Publications
7,158
Citations
187,060

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
2,207 / 28,056
Medicine
1,923 / 41,346
Psychology
1,111 / 37,437
Chemistry
1,025 / 31,997
Biology
1,019 / 34,092
Business
641 / 25,288
Engineering
634 / 22,077
Sociology
582 / 7,950
Computer Science
558 / 14,120
Physics
482 / 10,176
Political Science
400 / 3,361
Health Science
376 / 5,690
Art & Design
344 / 2,996
Philosophy
307 / 548
Materials Science
296 / 6,394
Mathematics
289 / 15,477
Biochemistry
271 / 12,544
Economics
267 / 6,908
Education Majors
256 / 6,170
Law
253 / 1,075
Social Psychology
247 / 13,149
Healthcare Management (MHA)
205 / 2,813
Nursing
205 / 2,440
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
203 / 168
Communications and Public Relations
190 / 3,557
Demography
185 / 4,673
Math Teachers
181 / 5,189
Environmental Science
179 / 9,664
Pharmacy
162 / 2,091
Physical Therapy
161 / 11,124
Child Psychology
151 / 8,978
Family medicine
124 / 1,321
Organic Chemistry
124 / 4,229
History
124 / 39
Pharmacology
123 / 2,872
Marketing
118 / 5,839
Oncology and Cancer research
112 / 1,731
Public Health
110 / 1,122
Clinical Psychology
109 / 3,049
Cognitive Science
104 / 2,539

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 45 213
1992 40 203
1993 63 259
1994 63 324
1995 83 374
1996 100 481
1997 128 597
1998 117 944
1999 134 1202
2000 160 1469
2001 133 1849
2002 170 2212
2003 202 2827
2004 196 3378
2005 225 4061
2006 214 4772
2007 248 5673
2008 254 6910
2009 254 7886
2010 328 8486
2011 343 9856
2012 399 11304
2013 341 12499
2014 440 14070
2015 450 14433
2016 424 14115
2017 436 14473
2018 452 13813
2019 412 15124
2020 429 17824
2021 642 19329

Duquesne University alumni

  1. Bobby Vinton

    Bobby Vinton
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1935-.. (age 87)
    Occupations
    singeractormusician
    Biography

    Stanley Robert Vinton, better known by his stage name Bobby Vinton, is an American singer, songwriter, and actor. As a teen idol, he became known as 'The Polish Prince', as his music paid tribute to his Polish heritage. One of his most popular songs is "Blue Velvet" (a cover of the 1951 song recorded by Tony Bennett) which reached No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1963 and No. 2 in the UK in 1990.

  2. Michael Hayden

    Michael Hayden
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1945-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    military officerpolitician
    Biography

    Michael Vincent Hayden is a retired United States Air Force four-star general and former Director of the National Security Agency, Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence, and Director of the Central Intelligence Agency. Hayden currently co-chairs the Bipartisan Policy Center's Electric Grid Cyber Security Initiative. In 2017, Hayden became a national security analyst for CNN.

  3. Dan Rooney

    Dan Rooney
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1932-2017 (aged 85)
    Occupations
    entrepreneurdiplomat
    Biography

    Daniel Milton Rooney was an American executive and diplomat best known for his association with the Pittsburgh Steelers, an American football team in the National Football League (NFL), and son of the Steelers' founder, Art Rooney. He held various roles within the organization, most notably as president, owner and chairman.

  4. Norm Nixon

    Norm Nixon
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Norman Ellard Nixon is an American former professional basketball player who played for the Los Angeles Lakers and the San Diego/Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He also played with Scavolini Pesaro in Italy. Nicknamed "Stormin' Norman", he is a two-time NBA All-Star. He won two NBA championships with the Lakers in 1980 and 1982, at the beginning of their Showtime era.

General info

Alternative names DU
Founded 1878
Motto Spiritus est qui vivificat
It is the Spirit that gives life
Colors blue, red
Academic Calendar August to May (August - December; January-May)
Total FTE staff 1,681
Carnegie Classification Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Address Administration Bldg 600 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15282
United States
City population 303,000
Phone 4123966000
Fax +1 (412) 396 5644

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