Tuition Rates 2024-2025

  • Tuition is reviewed and adjusted each year
  • The University reserves the right to change tuition and fee charges if circumstances require such action
  • In addition to tuition, graduate students may also incur fees for administrative services, room and meals, if applicable.
Certificates Per Credit 25% Tuition Award Eligible Per Credit*
Healthcare Ethics $1,534  
Media Arts $1,534  
Women's and Gender Studies $1,534  
Applied & Public Sociology $1,534 $1,151
Communication and Rhetorical Studies   $1,534 $1,151
English $1,534 $1,151
Healthcare Ethics $1,534 $1,151
History $1,534 $1,151
Philosophy $1,534 $1,151
Public History $1,534 $1,151
Theology $1,534 $1,151
Leadership (online) $1,203  
Media Arts and Technology $1,534 $1,151
Clinical Psychology $1,534  
English $1,534  
Philosophy $1,534  
Rhetoric $1,534  
Healthcare Ethics $1,534  

*25% Tuition Award

Duquesne University is offering a 25% tuition award for select graduate degrees.

If you are interested, you must apply and be accepted to one of the eligible programs. Please visit the website of the eligible program for specific application information.

If you are accepted, enroll and meet the eligibility requirements for the Summer 2023, Fall 2024 or Spring 2024 semesters, the 25% award will be applied to your student account.

Student Eligibility

This tuition award will be offered for a limited time and is restricted to NEW graduate students only. In order to qualify for this program, students must:

  1. Apply and be accepted to one of the eligible academic programs and
  2. Must enroll for at least six credits. Students who enroll for fewer than six credits in any given semester will not be eligible for this program. Summer semester enrollment is not required, however, discounts will apply if students decide to enroll for six or more credits.

Some exclusions may apply; students who already receive tuition remission or any other form of a University scholarship or tuition break are not eligible for this program.

Eligible Academic Programs

Graduate School of Liberal Arts

  • MA English
  • MA Health Care Ethics
  • MA Historical Studies
  • MA Philosophy
  • MA Public History
  • MA Theology