5,942
Students
Financial aid thermometer
24,570
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
71
71%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Duquesne University is a University institution located in Pittsburgh, PA, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address Administration Building
600 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15282-0201
United States
Contact Ms. Debra Zugates
Director of Admissions
Email: admissions@duq.edu
Phone: 412-396-5211
Fax: 412-396-5644

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, And Marketing Related Checkmark
Business/corporate Communications Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
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International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Logistics, Materials, And Supply Chain Management Checkmark
Management Science Checkmark
Marketing Related Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Public Relations, Advertising, And Applied Communication Related Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer Software And Media Applications Related Checkmark
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Web Page, Digital/multimedia And Information Resources Design Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
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English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Rhetoric And Composition Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Ancient/classical Greek Checkmark
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
Foreign Languages And Literatures Checkmark
Latin Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training Checkmark
Health Information/medical Records Administration Checkmark
Health/medical Preparatory Programs Related Checkmark
Music Therapy Checkmark
Nursing Science Checkmark
Occupational Therapy Checkmark
Pharmaceutical Sciences Checkmark
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Physical Therapy Checkmark
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Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
Speech-language Pathology Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
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Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Music Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

7,336
Applied
5,260
Accepted
5,942
Enrolled
72%
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Female Admissions

4,955
Females Applied
3,509
Females Accepted
71%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,381
Males Applied
1,751
Males Accepted
74%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.73
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Required for some programs One recommendation
Other requirements may exist (see below)
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 3
Interview
Other requirements: Audition for School of Music; 40 hours of volunteer, paid, or shadowing experience for physical therapy

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen July 1st October 1st
Early decision plan November 1st November 15th
Other early decision plan December 1st January 15th
Transfer July 1st Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 609 570 640
SAT Math 597 550 630
ACT Composite 27 24 29

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

38,178
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Fees

12,586
Room & board
6,918
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

24,570
Avg. Financial Aid Package
25,928
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
22,537
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,628
Avg. Loan Aid
13,180
Avg. Grant Aid
21,218
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
72%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
20%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

5,942
Total undergrad students
4%
International Students
28%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.5%
Black or African American 5.35%
White or Caucasian 80.29%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.07%
Asian 3.13%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.12%
Two or more races 2.88%
Other 1.13%

Gender

Male (36.39%)
Female (63.61%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 60%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Orientation, Night of Lights and ISO Night (international dinner)

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Duquesne University Volunteers (DUV), Red and Blue Crew, Student Government Association, Duquesne Program Council and Residence Hall Association

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
cameras monitor exterior 24-hours/day, card access for buildings, outside warning siren system

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball Checkmark No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling No No No
Crew No No No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Football No Division 1B Checkmark
Golf Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving No No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball Checkmark No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling No Division 1 Checkmark
Crew Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving No Division 1 Checkmark
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark

Faculty

974
Total Faculty
14:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 502
Part-time - 472
Male - 460
Female - 514