Summer Opportunities for New Students

NEW opportunity for incoming freshmen and transfer students this summer! You can start your Duquesne experience early with reduced tuition and complimentary housing!

Students accepted to the Gussin Spiritan Division should check their program information for their summer tuition and schedule.

Get a head start

You can take a class, or classes, on campus! Focus on one topic, ease your schedule for fall, fulfill a requirement to plan for study abroad - there are many benefits to a summer start! Summer classes will be in an online or HyFlex format, allowing for alternating in-classroom and remote classes. There are 13 summer sessions, 3 to 12 weeks, starting in May and June. 

Get to know your way around the University and downtown, including checking out some of the nearby summer festivals and markets!

There are also special opportunities for online one-credit classes, including Research and Information Skills, at a special rate of $650 for the class

View Summer UG CoursesSummer Core Courses or browse real-time, available course offerings using the Self-Service Banner BROWSE CLASSES.

New international students can pursue this opportunity if taking courses toward their degree curriculum. ESL courses excluded.

Reduced tuition

All new 2021 freshmen pay the part-time tuition rate for summer. If you take a minimum of 12 credits (four, 3-credit courses), you can get 50% off the tuition rate that runs through summer 2021.

Live on campus at no cost for housing

While you're taking classes, you can live in campus housing at no charge, just pay for the meal plan.

Get started this summer!

Contact admissions if you have any questions at or 412.396.6222.