College Classes at Duquesne
This college credits in high school option is an exciting way for high school juniors
and seniors to take University courses at Duquesne and earn up to 30 college credits.
College Classes at Your High School
Duquesne University partners with a number of area high schools to offer students college-level learning experiences before they leave high school.
Early Admissions Program
Certain candidates may qualify to begin studying at Duquesne after their junior year of high school, prior to graduation.
High school students who are interested in taking the AP exams can receive credit for college-level courses.
Duquesne University may award academic credits to students completing the Diploma with a total score of 30 or above
College Level Examination Program (CLEP)
A student may acquire credits by achieving a satisfactory score on one or more of the College Level Examinations. Examinations may be taken at any CLEP Center. Students should check with their Academic Advisor to make sure that they are eligible to receive credit for the particular exams they plan to take.
Duquesne University Leadership Academy (DULA)
DULA is a four-day leadership program for high school juniors and seniors. Students experience the power of hands-on immersion in activities that benefit local communities in need. Under the supervision of mentors and experienced community agents, students practice cooperation and team-building. They also deepen their understanding of the relationship between service and faith through prayer, reflection, and the celebration of the Liturgy.