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Schools, Library and Research

Schools

With 10 undergraduate and graduate schools, our award-winning faculty helps students discover a passion for learning that involves the mind, heart and spirit. There are 100 undergraduate fields of study and 88 graduate programs.

More than one-third of the students at Duquesne are in graduate studies, including 600 students at the School of Law.  Advanced degrees are offered at all of our schools, on the Master’s and Ph.D. levels.

McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts
School of Law
A.J Palumbo School of Business Administration
John F. Donahue Graduate School of Business
Mylan School of Pharmacy
Mary Pappert School of Music
School of Education
School of Nursing
Rangos School of Health Sciences
Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences
School of Leadership and Professional Advancement

The deans and administrators of each of the schools and colleges report to the Provost.

Gumberg Library

The Gumberg Library supports the research of Duquesne's students and faculty with approximately 700,000 volumes of printed materials, over 30,000 electronic resources including journals, e-texts and newspapers, and over 200 research databases that can be accessed 24/7. The library has two computer labs and provides free printing and wireless Internet access.  Over 40 loaner laptops can be used within the building. Research assistance is available in person, by phone, and via email, or 24/7 online chat. The library has areas for group study and also individual study carrels. It is open for study and research at 7 a.m. Monday through Friday, with extended hours during finals.

Research Programs

Research is a central element of Duquesne University’s educational programs, giving students direct experience in exciting research projects. Duquesne faculty pursue research interests in a wide range of contemporary fields, from the natural sciences to medical sciences, social sciences and the humanities.

Many faculty/scholars concentrate their fields of study on national priorities, including biotechnology, cyber security and international health. We provide the results of faculty research to society through scholarly publications, licenses, or technology transfer. The Office of Research supports principal investigators and handles the administrative aspects of research programs.