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    Graduate Programs Rates Duquesne in 2013 Top Pharmacy Programs

    Duquesne University has been ranked No. 25 by current and recent graduate students for the 2013 Top Pharmacy Programs rankings, published by Graduate Programs. Graduate Programs based its first-ever Top Graduate Programs rankings solely on ratings and reviews from students posted on www.graduateprograms.com.

    The Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences at Duquesne works to educate and mentor students who advance the profession of pharmacy and pharmaceutical research to improve the health outcomes of patients and their communities. The school's multidisciplinary approach to interactive teaching and research is designed for students with an undergraduate degree in:

    • biology
    • chemistry
    • engineering
    • pharmacy
    • allied health sciences
    • social/behavioral sciences
    • business.

    Degree programs are offered in medicinal chemistry, pharmaceutics, pharmacology and pharmacy administration.

    For its rankings, Graduate Programs drew from data gathered between September 2012 and September 2013, encompassing reviews posted by more than 40,000 students participating in more than 1,300 graduate programs across the nation. Fifteen ranking categories were assigned, covering topics such as academic competitiveness, career support and financial aid, among others. The rankings were determined by calculating the average score for each program based on the ranking categories.

    Graduate Programs works to provide helpful information to prospective graduate students through peer-written ratings and reviews.

    Duquesne University

    Founded in 1878, Duquesne is consistently ranked among the nation's top Catholic research universities for its award-winning faculty and tradition of academic excellence. The University is nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report and the Princeton Review for its rich academic programs in 10 schools of study for 10,000-plus graduate and undergraduate students, and by the Washington Monthly for service and contributing to students' social mobility. Duquesne is a member of the U.S. President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction for its contributions to Pittsburgh and communities around the globe. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Princeton Review's Guide to Green Colleges acknowledge Duquesne's commitment to sustainability.