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Alumni Survey

The 2015 Undergraduate Alumni Survey, conducted online in March 2015, was open to students who graduated December 2013, August 2014 and December 2008 - August 2009. These students completed either a bachelor's or first professional degree.

2015 Undergraduate Alumni Survey Fast Facts

  • For every year of survey administration, the description of a Duquesne University education most commonly given by alumni is "academic rigor."
  • 95% of surveyed alumni are either gainfully employed or attending graduate school.
  • 50% of the surveyed alumni who graduated five years ago have already earned a graduate degree.
  • Nearly a third of all alumni (31%) have already earned a post-baccalaureate degree.
  • Two-thirds of alumni participate in community service or other volunteer activity at least several times per year.
  • 19% of all surveyed alumni are currently enrolled in a graduate program.
  • Graduates feel that Duquesne alum are well-respected by community members.
  • Graduates describe other alumni of Duquesne as ethical, service-oriented, well-rounded, and professional.
  • The most important experiences to Duquesne alumni include their relationships with peers, faculty, and academic advisors.