Transfer students are welcome to apply for fall and spring semester admission, selecting from 80 majors in 10 schools.

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Transfer Admissions

General Transfer Information Day

Monday, November 24 - 1:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. ♦  Africa Room, Duquesne Union

Meet with academic advisors for credit evaluation, meet with an Admissions representative to go over the application process, get a tour of campus, meet with Financial Aid to discuss financial options, and meet other students planning on transferring to Duquesne.
To register, please contact Dee Dawson at 412.396.1101 or dawsond@duq.edu (specify "Transfer Day" in the subject line and include your name, number attending and mobile phone number in the body of your message).
Free parking will be available the day of the event in the Forbes Avenue Garage.  The Africa Room is located on the third floor of the Duquesne Union.
For a campus map and directions to the University click here.

Make a Smooth Transition to Duquesne

Each year, more than 300 transfer students make Duquesne their school of choice to earn their degree.  Transfer students are welcome in both the fall and spring semesters for most majors.  You can choose from 80 majors in 9 schools.

With special scholarships available for transfer students, a Duquesne education is more affordable than you may think. You can join a university with high student satisfaction - our retention rate is much higher than average. While you're here, you'll gain access to the resources that will help you achieve career success.

We invite you to visit the campus and get to know us.  During your visit, we can review your transcript for an informal credit evaluation.  We’ll show you around and, if you’d like, we can arrange for you to meet with a representative from the program in which you are interested.  Apply online or mail a paper application.  

As a Duquesne student, you’ll learn with students from all cultural, socioeconomic and religious backgrounds from nearly every state and more than 80 countries. Over our 135+ year history, we’ve developed a national reputation for academic excellence.  Duquesne’s programs have won praise for innovation and continued high quality including accolades as a “first-tier university,” “top 100 undergraduate school,” and “Most Popular.”  Learn more about Duquesne in our Viewbook.

When you graduate, you’ll join an alumni network of 84,000 well-connected professionals.  Our graduates are succeeding in all walks of life and representing the ideals of Duquesne through their professionalism, high ethical standards and spirit of service. 

Transfer Deadlines and Resources

Spring Admission

  • November 1 - BSN-Nursing
  • December 1
  • December 15 - Health Sciences

Fall Admission

  • December 1 - Doctor of Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant Studies, Forensic Science, Pharmacy, Second Degree Nursing.
  • April 1 - BSN-Nursing
  • July 1 - All other programs
Attending CCAC?

If you are studying at the Community College of Allegheny College, please review the CCAC Transfer Manual. This manual is useful when choosing classes that are equivalents to those required by whichever degree program you may have an interest in at Duquesne.  A table of contents is located on page 2.  Please note that some pages are intentionally left blank. 

Some schools also have transfer-specific web pages:

Special Requirements for Pharmacy

Students interested in transferring to the Doctor of Pharmacy program apply directly to the School of Pharmacy and mail all application materials there.  The School of Pharmacy accepts applications to transfer into the first professional year of the traditional (weekday) pathway only.  Seating is limited, and admission is considered on a "space available" basis.

Pittsburgh and Duquesne

Duquesne students are in close proximity to all of the wonderful dining, shopping and entertainment options in downtown Pittsburgh and the surrounding areas. You’ll take classes on a secluded 50-acre campus centrally located in Pittsburgh, ranked as one of the top ten destinations worldwide by National Geographic Traveler.  You’ll learn with students from all cultural, socioeconomic and religious backgrounds from nearly every state and more than 80 countries.