Admissions and Application

A bachelor's degree in engineering, science, or clinical field is required. Those without such preparation will be reviewed individually. 

The Admissions Committee looks forward to reviewing your application. Please ensure that you submit a complete application with all items listed below. Applications that are missing any of the following items cannot be considered for an admissions decision.

Application deadlines:

Applications are processed and reviewed on a rolling basis. Applications will be accepted up to one month before the start of classes for that particular semester (fall, spring, summer). 

Admissions requirements:

I. Complete the Duquesne University application for graduate study. There is no fee required to submit your application.

Please submit the additional documents outlined below to the following address:

Department of Engineering
307 Libermann Hall
Duquesne University
600 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15282
Telephone: 412-396-2662
Fax: 412-396-2596

II. A statement of purpose, approximately 250 words, regarding reasons and motivation for attending the program, in addition to any specific research topics of interest.

III. All official transcripts sent directly from the university Registrar's Office for programs completed within the United States. Officially evaluated transcripts by WES or ECE of all undergraduate and any graduate studies if completed outside of the United States.

IV. Two letters of recommendation from academic professional mentors

V. General GRE test scores
     **GRE test is waived for those with a Bachelors degree from Duquesne University

VI. INTERNTIONAL STUDENTS ONLY - Your application package must also contain the following:

  • Official Internet-based (iBT) TOEFL scores that are current to one year. Please review Duquesne University's English Language Proficiency requirements. Before classes begin, International students and any non-native speakers of the English language (including Lawful Permanent Residents) will be required to take the Speaking Proficiency English Assessment Kit (SPEAK) test. On occasion students with exceptionally high speaking portions of the TOEFL may be waived from the SPEAK test.
  • Duquesne University Affidavit of Support Form completed in full and an official bank statement. The affidavit of support form is a legal document that a student's sponsor must complete and have notarized and certified. The bank statement must be from the sponsor and show at least one full year of costs. Estimates of costs for the academic year are available from our Office of International Programs.


Contact Chris Hilf at 412-396-5653.