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Duquesne University

Pittsburgh, PA

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Overview

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

Location & Contact

Address 600 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15282
United States
Contact Debra A. Zugates
Assistant Vice President for Undergraduate Admissions
Email: admissions@duq.edu
Phone: 412-396-5211

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Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration, Management And Operations, Other Checkmark
Business/commerce, General Checkmark
Business/corporate Communications, General Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Logistics, Materials, And Supply Chain Management Checkmark
Management Science Checkmark
Marketing, Other Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Organizational Leadership Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Journalism Checkmark
Public Relations, Advertising, And Applied Communication, Other Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Sports Communication Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer Science Checkmark
Computer Software And Media Applications, Other Checkmark
Information Technology Checkmark
Web Page, Digital/multimedia And Information Resources Design Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
Education, General Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education And Teaching Checkmark
Mathematics Teacher Education Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Social Studies Teacher Education Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Rhetoric And Composition Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Classics And Classical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages And Literatures, General Checkmark
Latin Language And Literature Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training/trainer Checkmark
Health Information/medical Records Administration/administrator Checkmark
Health Services Administration Checkmark
Health/medical Preparatory Programs, Other Checkmark
Music Therapy/therapist Checkmark
Nursing Science Checkmark
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, And Administration, Other Checkmark
Public Health, General Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
Speech-language Pathology/pathologist Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Computational And Applied Mathematics Checkmark
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Computational Science Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Catholic Studies Checkmark
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Chemistry, Other Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
International Policy Analysis Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Cyber/computer Forensics And Counterterrorism Checkmark
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Economics, General Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
Theology/theological Studies Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Music Performance, General Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

9,634
Applied
8,857
Accepted
5,085
Enrolled
92%
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Female Admissions

6,505
Females Applied
5,936
Females Accepted
91%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

3,129
Males Applied
2,921
Males Accepted
93%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

3.8
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 3
Recommended Essay
Interview
Other requirements may exist (see below)
Other requirements: Class rank, extracurriculars, talent/ability, character, volunteer work, work experience

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 15th September 1st
Other early decision plan November 1st December 1st
Transfer Not reported Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 624 580 660
SAT Math 608 560 650
ACT Composite 27 24 29

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

45,376
Private
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Fees

14,744
Room & board
8,104
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

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

Financial Aid

28,733
Avg. Financial Aid Package
28,310
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
23,677
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,408
Avg. Loan Aid
15,916
Avg. Grant Aid
24,064
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
72%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
21%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

5,085
Total Undergrad students
2%
International Students
28%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.4%
Black or African American 5.01%
White or Caucasian 81.09%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.04%
Asian 3.47%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.04%
Two or more races 3.43%
Other 0.61%

Gender

Male (36.46%)
Female (63.54%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 56%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Epic Bingo, Duquesne University Christmas Ball and Heritage Week Fall Festival

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Duquesne Ballroom Association, Duquesne University Health Professionals Society, Strong Women, Strong Girls, Lambda Kappa Sigma and Orientation Team

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

Athletics

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Men's Sports

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

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

Faculty

940
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 452
Part-time - 488
Male - 410
Female - 530
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