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Duquesne Degree Provides Great Return on College Investment, Says Pittsburgh Business Times

Among regional institutions, Duquesne University's graduates receive among the top average salaries, according to a listing by the Pittsburgh Business Times.

Looking at data released by the U.S. Department of Education, the Pittsburgh Business Times reported on the average salaries that graduates of regional institutions earn 10 years after graduation.

Duquesne was No. 2 in the Pittsburgh region, behind only Carnegie Mellon University. Although the average annual cost of attending Duquesne and its graduation rates are similar to other institutions', the annual average salary of a Duquesne graduate is about 10 percent higher than others-$54,300.

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Founded in 1878, Duquesne is consistently ranked among the nation's top Catholic universities for its award-winning faculty and tradition of academic excellence. Duquesne, a campus of nearly 9,500 graduate and undergraduate students, has been nationally recognized for its academic programs, community service and commitment to sustainability. Follow Duquesne University on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.