Apply today—Early Decision Dec. 1

Are you ready for bigger goals? You have a sense of what you want to achieve? Know the impact you want to make? Don't wait. Early decision deadline is December 1, for first-year students. Apply today.

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At Duquesne, we feel fortunate to be entrusted with your gifts and your goals. Here you can discover what you're good at, and why that's good for the world. 

You have big plans, and we do, too: Explore your options to see where you can start.

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Exactly what you need and more than you can imagine

Over our 140+ 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.”

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Nine Schools of Study

Whatever your academic ambitions, we have the breadth and depth to make the most of them. With our undergraduate majors and graduate programs you'll find just the right fit for you.

80Undergraduate Majors

You have a good sense of what you want to achieve. Our future-focused undergraduate majors lead to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees, opening up a world of possibilities.

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Vibrant, Lively Location

Duquesne University is situated in the heart of Pittsburgh, a city of 90 diverse neighborhoods where everyone can be themselves. Repeatedly among the top most livable cities, just a few blocks from campus you'll find Fortune 500 companies, non-profit organizations and startups --for work and three major-league sports teams --for play!

90Graduate Programs

Discover the programs that add depth, discipline and professionalism to your bigger goals. We'll make sure you gain the professional confidence, impressive experience, and powerful networks you need to get a running start on a meaningful career.

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Real World Experience

Our location will provide you with countless opportunities for real-world experience and career opportunities. You will gain practical experience through fieldwork, clinicals, research projects and internships.

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Thanksgiving Break

No classes. Offices closed Wednesday, November 23, Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November...

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Christmas at Duquesne

Join us for an annual holiday concert in the Power Center Ballroom featuring the Duquesne...

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Duquesne - Pittsburgh Connection

I volunteer because serving our neighbors is a way that I can give back to my community. "

At Duquesne, caring about the community unites us. Service is at the core of our Spiritan legacy and one of the many ways we engage in the community right here in Pittsburgh and around the world.

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10,000Students, faculty and staff volunteer because we believe service to others is important.

I wouldn’t be who am I if I hadn’t gone to Duquesne.” 

Community gardens and urban agriculture were part of her studies, but understanding the food deserts in Pittsburgh's neighborhoods provided the experiential learning opportunities that motivated Kelsey Coates’ to pursue Environmental Sciences.  

Kelsey Coates, S'21Environmental Science graduate with minors in math, chemistry and biology

Duquesne’s R2 designation provides Duquesne student so many untapped opportunities allowing them to achieve their bigger goals through research.”

A 2022 report ranks Pittsburgh in the Top 25 Life Sciences Research Talent Clusters in the U.S.  Research at Duquesne begins with first-year students from Liberal Arts to the Sciences and everything in between.

Jennifer Padden Elliott,Pharm. D. ‘07Associate Professor of Medicine and Pharmacy Director, Center for Integrative HealthFritzky Family Endowed Chair

#3 in the Northeastof R2 institutions producing the most high-earning female alumni under 40 in the U. S.

The alumni office is finding amazing ways for alumni to fit as volunteers in Pittsburgh and all over the country and internationally.”

Duquesne alumni believe that equity and opportunity begin at home and are trusted University brand ambassadors who bring their heart for service to our surrounding communities and beyond. "Bluff in the Burgh" connects alumni to upcoming events in Pittsburgh. 

Ann Hohn, A'83

1/3Alumni report that the University's reputation or connections helped them land an internship or job.