Everything you need, more than you imagine

You have a range of academic ambitions and personal interests, and we have the breadth and depth to make the most of them.

You can choose from more than 80 undergraduate majors and 90 graduate programs across nine schools. With highly respected professional programs and a proposed College of Osteopathic Medicine opening in 2024 as well, your options will continue to expand. 

And if you are still exploring which path is right for you, Duquesne is a great place to find your pathway—wherever it leads. 

 

 

Launch Experience

Your admissions journey begins here

We have something for everyone. Learn more about how to apply and learn more about how Duquesne will support your student journey!

You are a current high school student or someone that has not started a college degree yet. Our 80 majors in nine schools open up a world of possibilities. You'll learn with and from students of diverse cultural, socioeconomic and religious backgrounds from across the United States and more than 50 countries. You'll take classes on a "best of both worlds campus," a park-like campus centrally located in Pittsburgh, with internships, culture, recreation, major league sports and more...all in one of the most livable cities in the US.

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You are currently enrolled in another four or two year college looking to continue your education and transfer the college credits you have already earned. Each year, more than 250 students make the switch to Duquesne. We make it easy to transfer; students are admitted on a rolling basis, meaning you're welcome to apply for a fall, spring or summer start. Our Bridges curriculum, inspired by Pittsburgh's 446 iconic spans, is designed as a transfer-friendly, cohesive academic journey that will get you to graduation.

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You have a bachelor's degree and are looking for a master's degree or professional program to advance your career or continue to reach your academic goals. And we're ready with 90 future-focused graduate programsresearch opportunities in all disciplines, and individualized experiential learning. We'll make sure you gain the professional confidence, impressive experience, and influential networks you need to get a running start on a meaningful career.

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You might be looking to continue your education at the undergraduate or graduate level - either way, start here to learn more about using your benefits and find out how Duquesne will support your education journey. We understand the unique needs of our active duty, reserve, guard and veteran students. 

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At Duquesne University, we believe it is important to help international students who want to come for their education. We have dedicated Center for Global Engagement staff who assist students through the application and new student process. Each year, we welcome students from more than 85 countries.

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High school students have several opportunities to get a head start by earning college credits before they graduate!

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Are you enrolled as a student at another university or just looking to take a few courses that interest you? Visiting students are welcome in fall, spring and summer. Summer session courses begin in May, June and July.

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You have a bachelor's degree and would like to earn a second degree with our accelerated second-degree nursing program.

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Earn your degree online from Duquesne University with the convenience and flexibility you need. Our online programs are student-centric and distinguished by the close relationships online students create with professors and classmates through small class sizes and with advisors and support services staff dedicated to helping students achieve personal and professional goals.

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Student scholarships

Scholarships

All first-year and transfer applicants are automatically considered for academic scholarships. Be sure to also explore and apply for other Duquesne scholarship opportunities.

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Financial Aid

Duquesne University is more affordable than you might think. Don't just take our word for it. Independent sources - including U.S. News and World Report and Washington Monthly - all rank Duquesne as a best value university.