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BME/BSN Dual Degree Program Admissions

Regular Admissions

Admissions Criteria

1. Academic guidelines for high school students:




Algebra I (1 year)
General Science (1 year)
Biology (1 year)
Chemistry (1 year)
English (4 years)
Social Studies (3-4 years)
Foreign Language (2 years)

Algebra II
Plane Geometry I
Computer Science
Advanced Science
Oral Skills
Fine Arts


  • A candidate must have graduated from an approved secondary school in the upper two-fifths of the class, and must have demonstrated exemplary personal conduct in the institution. Students whose class rank is below the upper two-fifths are evaluated individually by the University Admissions Committee according to their overall academic achievement (i.e. high school quality point average and testing results).

  • The primary consideration for admission is the secondary school academic record.

  • A candidate must present satisfactory scores on the required College Entrance Examination Board Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or the American College Testing Program (ACT) test in accordance with the standards to which the University adheres.

2. Students must meet the Technical Standards for Admission.

    Application Process

    1. Complete an online Application for Undergraduate Admission
    (NOTE: please choose the application for Biomedical Engineering. The option for the dual degree will be displayed on the next screen.)

    2. Mail application requirements to the Office of Admissions.

    Applicants are responsible for ensuring that all required documents are submitted. No final decision can be made on any application until all required documentation is on file.

    A personal interview with a member of Duquesne's admissions staff is strongly recommended. Schedule a Visit