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International Admissions

At Duquesne University, we believe it is important to assist and reach out to international students who are considering coming for their education. Ours is a community where people from around the world are welcomed, adding to the diversity and richness of the student's experience to grow academically, socially and spiritually. As a Duquesne student, you will learn with students from all cultural, socioeconomic, and religious backgrounds from more than 80 countries. If you are interested in attending Duquesne and are a non-US citizen, make the Office of International Programs your first point of contact! We look forward to serving you as you explore your opportunities at Duquesne! 

Other Information

Study Guide to the States Website - The U.S.Goverment has created a helpful website about studying in the United States

English as a Second Language - Please visit their page for more information. 

  • The program is intended for students interested in improving English language skills in preparation for a university degree without applying for an academic acceptance. 

Duquesne University International Student Fund


U.S. News & World Report

  • Ranked us as a first-tier national university: 120th out of 1,400 schools.
  • Placed Duquesne among the top 100 undergraduate schools according to guidance counselors from the 1,700 best high schools.
  • Listed Duquesne in the 100 "Most Popular" colleges and universities according to the students themselves.

The Princeton Review

  • Ranked Duquesne's undergraduate programs in the top 373 out of more than 2,500 colleges and universities. They called us "cosmopolitan yet caring."

Washington Monthly

  • Listed Duquesne among its top 75 universities nationwide, based on our contributions to the public good.

Read more facts and rankings here.

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      Why Duquesne
      • A unique undergraduate admission policy that allows students to apply without a TOEFL score. Students are evaluated based on their academic merit, not on their English ability.

      • Located overlooking the ideal study city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The campus is self-contained and only a five minute walk from downtown.Dedicated Office of International Programs to assist students through the application and new student process.

      • All International students are considered for a merit-based scholarship.

      • Ranked #119 among National Universities (US News), the #43 Best Value School in the nation (US News), and is among the "The Best 376 Colleges" in the nation (US News - Duquesne University is a religious institution, though there are no requirements placed on students.