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Duquesne University

Department of History

Pittsburgh, PA

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Overview

Duquesne University / Department of History is located in Pittsburgh, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Historical studies
Master of Arts (MA) Public history

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 13

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

22
Applied
22
Accepted
14
Enrolled
100%

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 August 15th May 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Writing sample

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 Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

39
Total Graduate Students
12%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
87%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 2.56%
White or Caucasian 94%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.56%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (43%)
Female (56%)

Faculty

20
Total faculty
Full-time - 15
Part-time - 5
Male (12)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: American studies, immigration history, local social history, applied history, Eastern European history
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 600 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15282-0001
United States
Contact Dr. John Dwyer
Chair
Email: dwyer@duq.edu
Phone: 412-396-6470