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Information for Applicants from China

Duquesne University welcomes applicants from China.   Our office regularly makes trips to China to visit with prospective students, families, and institutions.  We also partner with Zinch.cn to provide helpful information to Chinese students.  

See Chinese students speak about their experiences at Duquesne:



Why Duquesne?

1. Duquesne University is 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

2. We offer a variety of programs, including: Business (ranked the #154 Best Undergraduate Business Program - US News), Natural and Biological Sciences, Pharmacy, Computer Programing, and Music

3. Duquesne University graduates have recently gained admission to prestigious graduate programs such as New York University and University of Pennsylvania.

4.  Undergraduate students are not required to submit an IELTS or TOEFL score.  We can also provide you with ESL (English as a Second Language) instruction when you arrive on campus.

5.  Experienced Office of International Programs - a full service office that assists international students with settling-in, airport pickups, and Orientation.

6. Rolling admissions - You will receive an admissions answer approximately 3 weeks after your application is complete.   After acceptance, you are partnered with a current student (Cultural Ambassador) from the same country or academic program that will answer any questions you may have.

7.  Located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania- Our campus overlooks the City of Pittsburgh.  Campus is completely self-contained, but is only a five-minute walk from all downtown Pittsburgh has to offer, including food, entertainment, and shopping.


2+2 Agreements

We are very proud to welcome 2+2 transfer students from the following institutions in China:

  •  Beijing Normal University- Zhuhai Campus
  • South China University of Technology - Guangzhou campuses
  • UESTC, Zhongshan Institute - Zhongshan, Guangdong Province