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Admissions Process

Undergraduate Admissions (Pre-Professional Phase)

First-Time Freshmen

Prospective students wishing to enter the program as freshmen should complete the online undergraduate application.  The following criteria are required for admission:

  • A minimum high school QPA of 3.00 (including 4 units in English, 1 unit in social studies or language, 7 units in mathematics and science; and 4 elective units)
  • A composite SAT score of at least 1,100 or a composite ACT of at least 24
  • Evidence of extracurricular activities during high school
  • The ability to meet all of the medical and performance/technical standards of the program

 Apply On-Line to the Undergraduate Program

Undergraduate Transfers

     Duquesne Students

Duquesne University students who want to declare SLP as their major should contact their current academic advisor. They should also contact the Dean’s Office of the Rangos School of Health Sciences to speak to Mr. Chris Hilf at 412.396.5653.  Mr. Hilf will guide you through the application and transfer process.  

     Non-Duquesne Students

Undergraduate pre-professional transfer students from other universities should contact Mr. Chris Hilf in the Rangos School of Health Sciences at hilfc@duq.edu or 412.396.5653.   Mr. Hilf will guide you through the application and transfer process.

 

Graduate Program Admissions  (Professional Phase)

Applicants who will have completed an undergraduate degree in communication sciences and disorders or who have completed a degree in another discipline and will have completed all pre-requisite pre-professional courses are eligible to apply to our 2-year Graduate Program.  For more information please visit our Graduate Admissions page.

Post-Baccalaureate Program Admissions

Applicants who will have completed an undergraduate degree in a discipline outside of communication sciences and disorders are eligible to apply to our Post-Baccalaureate Program.  This program consists of two phases: first an individualized pre-professional (non-degree seeking) phase typically one year long, followed by our 2-year Graduate Program (degree seeking).  For more information please visit our Post-Baccalaureate Admissions page.