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Duquesne University
  • 4 Year
  • PITTSBURGH, PA

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Value
    grade A
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B+
  6. Party Scene
    grade B+
  7. Professors
    grade A minus
  8. Location
    grade A+
  9. Dorms
    grade C
  10. Campus Food
    grade C+
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade B

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Duquesne is a highly rated private, Catholic university located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 5,292 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Duquesne acceptance rate is 77%. Popular majors include Nursing Science, Education, and Practice, Marketing, and Biology. Graduating 79% of students, Duquesne alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $48,700.

About

ADMINISTRATION BLDG 600 FORBES AVE
PITTSBURGH, PA 15282
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Northeast Conference

Duquesne University Rankings

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Duquesne Admissions

Acceptance Rate
77%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
1120-1270
ACT Range
23-28
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$32,408 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$23,827 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
80%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 82 responses
52%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 118 responses
40%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 117 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
3
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
3
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    87%
  • On Campus
    11%
  • Online
    1%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
5,292 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
91
Undergrads Over 25
16700%
Pell Grant
18%
Varsity Athletes
7%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 68 responses
  • Dedicated
    29%
  • Wealthy
    24%
  • Well-rounded
    24%
  • Busy
    9%
  • Judgmental
    4%
  • Prestige
    4%
  • Stuck up
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
85%
Poll
49%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 140 responses
Poll
47%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 161 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 93 responses
  • Well-Rounded
    32%
  • Horrible
    28%
  • Dedicated Towards its Cause of Teaching Students
    13%
  • Put-together
    10%
  • Preppy
    9%
  • Judgmental
    3%
  • Close Community
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$58,500 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
79%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
97%
National
83%
89%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 61 responses

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