A great education at a great price.

Special Financial Opportunities

Awards and special pricing to help you achieve bigger goals! 

Special tuition rates

The following degree programs are currently offering special tuition rates:


Tuition Awards


25% Tuition Award

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

Tuition Award


McNair Scholar Alumni Award

Part of our fabric is a strong commitment to a diverse community of scholars and professionals. We recognize McNair Scholars' potential for success in pursuing graduate education at Duquesne and the unique perspectives and insight they bring to our community.

We are delighted to announce our McNair Scholar Alumni Award, which provides a one-time $5,000 tuition award. This award will be applied during the first year of study to McNair Scholars enrolled in a degree-seeking graduate program. The McNair Scholar Alumni Award can be combined with any additional scholarships or awards that scholars may receive from their program of interest. 

Students who graduated from a McNair Scholar program as an undergraduate will need to submit a letter of recommendation from their program's Director.  Letters can be emailed to the office of Graduate Enrollment Services at gradadmissions@duq.edu.  


Pittsburgh Promise Alumni Award

Duquesne University is proud to be a Preferred College Partner of The Pittsburgh Promise, with approximately 250 undergraduate Promise students currently enrolled. In order to help students continue their education, a 30% tuition scholarship is now available for Pittsburgh Promise alumni pursuing a graduate degree! 


School of Nursing Tuition Awards

Tuition awards for eligible students enrolling in specific graduate nursing programs at Duquesne. For more information and eligibility requirements, please refer to the School of Nursing website or email nursing@duq.edu.


Lay Teacher 60% Tuition Award

Current full-time lay teachers of pre-K through high school or school administrators in a Roman Catholic school in the Pittsburgh, Greensburg, or Altoona-Johnstown Dioceses pursuing a non-doctoral degree or certificate in the School of Education may be eligible to receive a 60% discount on School of Education tuition.