- Original or attested copies of official academic records from at least the last four years of education. Credentials should be submitted in the native language with certified English translations and sent directly from the school and/or university. Photocopies are not considered official.
- Scanned copies are accepted for evaluation of your application, but originals must be received before you begin classes at Duquesne. Note: if you have finished an academic program and have enrolled in an ESL program in the United States, you must also submit the ESL transcripts as well.
- At least one (1) letter of recommendation from someone who can speak to both your academic and personal strengths
- A personal statement of at least 300 words which answers the following questions and includes any examples of research, shadowing or volunteering experiences: - What is unique about you? - Why have you chosen this major? - How will Duquesne help you to achieve your academic, personal and professional goals?
- Application fee of USD $50 (waived if we receive your application before December 15)
- Mandatory Information Form (click for PDF)
- Financial Verification Forms: These are not required for admission, but many students prefer to send them with their application in order to expedite the process. If you are accepted to Duquesne, you will need to provide financial verification documents. Please visit our immigration page for more information.
- You are not required to submit SAT scores, but it is highly recommended if you are a native English speaker and/or you have attended an American-style or international-style secondary school. Certain competitive programs, such as Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Physicians Assistant, will require SAT scores.
Submit all documents to:
Office of International Programs
601 Duquesne Union
600 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15282
United States of America
Extra-curricular activities and recommendations:
Duquesne is a holistic institution that takes into consideration other skills outside of academic life, such as:
These are some of the character traits that we look for in an application. Be sure to include in your personal essay any relevant examples of how you have demonstrated such characteristics. Feel free to include extra documents if necessary.