In addition to a great education, Pittsburgh gives you access to culture, legendary
sports, great neighborhoods, a world-class food scene, thriving industry and jobs,
and much more.
Duquesne University stands in the heart of Pittsburgh, a vibrant and safe city recognized worldwide for its livability, welcoming atmosphere and professional opportunities.
This city will be your backdrop—you will explore here, intern here, volunteer here, do research and service here and live in the heart of it all. You'll benefit from the kind of energy you only find in a place on the rise.
In 2022, Pittsburgh was ranked one of the 11 Best U.S. Cities for Young Professionals by Spacewise. Also for 2022, Bloomberg named Pittsburgh the most affordable city for housing, even as accommodation costs around the globe surge.
Additionally, National Geographic listed Pittsburgh among 30 of the Best Cities in the United States based on unconventional metrics believed to lead to happiness, including: green spaces, galleries, coffee shops, breweries, music venues, "Instagrammable" moments and more.
Duquesne students are an important part of the emerging economic and social greatness of the University's home. In fact, Pittsburgh recently jumped to No. 13 in rankings for the world's emerging startup companies.
Campus offers breathtaking views of Pittsburgh and its three rivers, is just two blocks from downtown and only 30 minutes from Pittsburgh International Airport.