We realize the COVID-19 pandemic has presented a wide range of challenges for prospective students and families. We're here for you! We've adapted our tour and event opportunities as well as expanded test-optional admission to all programs for Fall 2021 freshmen. You can read the latest updates and FAQs about how Duquesne University is managing courses and the health and safety of students.
It's time for bigger goals!
At Duquesne, we feel fortunate to be entrusted with your gifts and your goals. It's our responsibility and joy to help you dig into what you're good at, and discover why that's good for the world. Our 85 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, a culturally rich city consistently recognized as one of the most livable cities in the U.S.
A great education at a great price
A degree from Duquesne will pay dividends over a lifetime. Independent sources such as U.S. News, Money Magazine and Washington Monthly agree that, at Duquesne, you'll get a great education at an incredible value (in fact Duquesne is ranked #4 Best Value in PA and #51 in US).We'll work with you to make your education affordable.
A respected degree
Over our 140+ year history, we’ve developed a national reputation for academic excellence. Duquesne’s programs have won praise for innovation and continued high quality including accolades as a “first-tier university,” “top 100 undergraduate school,” and “Most Popular.” Read more about our rankings and recognition.
An education that will pay dividends over a lifetime
When you graduate, you’ll join an alumni network of 98,000 well-connected professionals. Our graduates are succeeding in all walks of life and representing the ideals of Duquesne through their professionalism, high ethical standards and spirit of service. Review the results of the most recent Graduate Outcomes Survey and read about some of our Dynamic Dukes!