Duquesne University: Ranking & Review

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Duquesne University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate72%74%71%
Applicants7,3362,3814,955
Admissions5,2601,7513,509
Enrolled undergraduates1,5625301,032
Enrolled total (including graduate students)9,1903,4025,788

1,719 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

552 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores852
Percent of students submitting SAT scores55%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
605
Math
590

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores456
Percent of students submitting ACT scores29%
ACT Composite
26
ACT English
27
ACT Math
25

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $50. It’s free to apply for graduates.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Considered but not required

Duquesne University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$52,108$52,108
Off-campus$52,108$52,108
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $12,114 and other expenses per full academic year.

Duquesne University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 3,735 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$36,394$36,394
Fees for full-time undergraduates$0$0
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$1,206$1,206
Tuition for Full-time graduates$22,662$22,662
Fees for full-time graduates$0$0
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$1,259$1,259

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Health Professions and Related Programs470225263958
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services352199551
Education1299620245
Biological and Biomedical Sciences139134156
Legal Professions and Studies3126129
Psychology742122117
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs8218100
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services702696
Social Sciences7676
Visual and Performing Arts363369
English Language and Literature & Letters2851043
History171330
Natural Resources and Conservation101828
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service2121
Physical Sciences162119
Philosophy and Religious Studies86418
Theology and Religious Vocations36514
Mathematics and Statistics1111
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities88
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics77
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies336
Public Administration and Social Service Professions33
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies
Grand Total1,5397114552,705

A total of 1,539 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Duquesne University.

At the master's and doctor's level 1,166 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate80%78%82%
  • Full-time retention rate - 86%
  • Part-time retention rate - 80%

General info

Alternative namesDU
Founded1878
MottoSpiritus est qui vivificat
It is the Spirit that gives life
Religious affiliationRoman Catholic
Colorsblue, red
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff1,816
Instructional FTE667
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websiteduq.edu
AddressAdministration Bldg 600 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15282
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population301,000
Phone4123966000
Fax+1 (412) 396 5644

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