City of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh offers excitement, old-world charm and friendly faces; it’s home to businesses that seek an educated workforce.

Pittsburgh – One of America’s Most Livable Cities

Duquesne University is situated in the heart of Pittsburgh, a vibrant and safe city that has been recognized worldwide for its livability, welcoming atmosphere and professional opportunities. For 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, which offers breathtaking views of Pittsburgh and its three rivers, is a short walk from downtown and only 30 minutes from Pittsburgh International Airport.

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