Duquesne University Rankings

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In the World#1041 of 14178
In North America#328 of 2629
In the United States#294 of 2528
In Pennsylvania#13 of 155
In Pittsburgh#3 of 10

Quick Review

Religion
Roman Catholic
Acceptance rate
74%
Average SAT
1215
Average ACT
26
Avg. cost to attend
$30,732 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
5,839
Graduates
3,358
Male:Female Ratio
35:65
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
duq.edu

Duquesne University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate74%78%73%
Applicants7,2312,3574,874
Admissions5,3751,8353,540
Freshmen enrolled full time1,300462838
Freshmen enrolled part time22

1,272 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

670 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
955 or 73%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1130
or below

75% of them
had 1300
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Duquesne University are 1130-1300 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
402 or 31%
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

White7239 (79%)
Black or African American509 (6%)
Nonresident Alien459 (5%)
Hispanic347 (4%)
Asian303 (3%)
Two or more races281 (3%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown48 (0.5%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander4 (0%)
American Indian or Alaska Native2 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$30,732/year
Average aid awarded
$23,183
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$21,862
$30-48K$22,713
$48-75K$26,888
$75-110K$29,768
$110K+$33,167

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$39,992$23,580
Tuition in-state$39,992$23,580
Tuition out-of-state$39,992$23,580

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity3,780
Combined charge for room and board$13,088
Room charge$7,194
Meal charge$5,894

Duquesne University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Nursing Science2667
Pharmacy139
Law109
Physician Assistant5544
Biology & Biological Sciences, General913
Business Administration and Management, General84
Physical Therapy & Therapist271936
Accounting5821
Psychology, General587
Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist2439
Occupational Therapy & Therapist24326
Early Childhood Education and Teaching4315
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management58
Marketing & Marketing Management, General56
Finance, General52
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other454
Music Performance, General1522
History, General279
Organizational Leadership926
Information Technology2411
Community Health Services & Liaison & Counseling34
Biochemistry31
Management Science2110
International Relations and Affairs31
English Language and Literature, General208
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services198
Family Practice Nurse & Nursing26
Political Science and Government, General24
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering167
Web Page, Digital & Multimedia and Information Resources Design166
Health Information & Medical Records Administration & Administrator1110
Marketing, Other21
Philosophy5124
Music Teacher Education146
Developmental and Child Psychology20
Speech Communication and Rhetoric118
Computer Science19
Rhetoric and Composition18
Forensic Science and Technology18
School Psychology18
Environmental Science512
Mathematics, General15
Business & Corporate Communications123
Sociology15
Music, Other121
Bioethics & Medical Ethics76
Educational & Instructional Technology103
English & Language Arts Teacher Education111
Chemistry, General444
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other12
Social Studies Teacher Education101
Athletic Training & Trainer11
Special Education and Teaching, General101
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language & ESL Language Instructor11
Clinical Psychology11
International Business & Trade & Commerce10
Journalism10
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursin10
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching81
Health & Medical Preparatory Programs, Other9
Mathematics Teacher Education54
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies9
Theology & Theological Studies224
Physics, General7
Music, General7
Business & Commerce, General7
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration, Other7
Music Therapy & Therapist7
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management7
Public & Applied History7
Economics, General6
Business & Managerial Economics6
Religious Education5
Biotechnology5
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design14
Reading Teacher Education4
Web & Multimedia Management and Webmaster4
Educational Leadership and Administration, General4
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth4
Marriage and Family Therapy & Counseling4
International Policy Analysis3
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General3
Rehabilitation Science21
Behavioral Sciences2
Education, General2
Computer Software and Media Applications, Other2
Pharmacoeconomics & Pharmaceutical Economics2
Nursing Education2
Pharmacology and Toxicology2
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry11
Mathematics and Computer Science2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other1
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General1
Sports Communication1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other1
Pastoral Studies & Counseling1
Biology Teacher Education1
Programs for Foreign Lawyers1
Religious & Sacred Music1
Nursing Practice1
Grand Total1,383660390
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate81%77%83%
  • Full-time retention rate - 85%
  • Part-time retention rate - 80%

Publications & Citations

Publications
7,873
Citations
185,421

Publication count by topic

Chemistry
1,301
Psychology
1,216
Medicine
1,207
Biology
625
Sociology
618
Political science
379
Philosophy
367
Computer science
310
Materials science
300
Business
279
Engineering
170
Economics
161
Mathematics
148
Art
142
History
136
Physics
98
Environmental science
25
Geography
23
Geology
15

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Sociology5188,412
Political science5373,432
Psychology55839,931
Philosophy601388
Business6428,611
Chemistry89037,827
Economics9813,807
Medicine98625,341
Biology105328,676
Art118854
Engineering12143,643
History127768
Computer science13616,246
Mathematics14114,387
Geology1540743
Materials science16485,942
Physics20151,053
Environmental science2582402
Geography371942

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199031187
199142214
199235211
199359267
199455310
199575354
199696440
1997122521
1998109841
19991271057
20001481314
20011211670
20021531974
20031902527
20041833015
20052093796
20062014387
20072345182
20082466343
20092397200
20103077837
20113249257
201237510755
201333512021
201442213428
201542613825
201640013247
201741813385
201843111840
201939513306
202039415372

General info

Alternative namesDU
Founded1878
WikipediaDuquesne University
MottoSpiritus est qui vivificat
It is the Spirit that gives life
Colorsblue, red
Academic CalendarAugust to May (August - December; January-May)
Total FTE staff1,748
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity

Location and Contacts

AddressAdministration Bldg 600 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15282
United States
City population301,000
Phone4123966000
Fax+1 (412) 396 5644

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