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Duquesne University

Department of Communication and Rhetorical Studies

Pittsburgh, PA

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Duquesne University

Overview

Duquesne University / Department of Communication and Rhetorical Studies is located in Pittsburgh, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Communication
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Rhetoric

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 18
Doctoral Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Optional
Practicum
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

39
Applied
38
Accepted
18
Enrolled
97%

Applying

0
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards May 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

104
Total Graduate Students
19%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.92%
Black or African American 9.62%
White or Caucasian 67%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0.96%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0.96%

Gender

Male (40%)
Female (59%)

Faculty

15
Total faculty
Full-time - 10
Part-time - 5
Male (8)
Female (7)

Location & Contact

Address 600 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15282-0001
United States
Contact Dr. Ronald Arnett
Chair
Email: arnett@duq.edu
Phone: 412-396-5076

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