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Graduate Programs Ranks Duquesne Pharmacy Program at No. 4

Duquesne University has been ranked No. 4 by current and recent graduate students in the 2015 Top Pharmacy Schools list, according to Graduate Programs.

Graduate Programs works to provide helpful information to prospective graduate students through peer-written ratings and reviews. Its rankings are based completely on ratings and reviews from current or recent graduate students posted on the organization's website.

Duquesne's Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences offers degree programs in medicinal chemistry, pharmaceutics, pharmacology and pharmacy administration. The graduate school, which ranks third in the nation among private pharmacy schools for National Institutes of Health research funding, offers a small student-to-faculty ratio that ensures that students benefit from support and mentoring.

The current Graduate Programs' ranking encompasses reviews posted between September 2012 and March 2015 by more than 70,000 students participating in more than 1,600 graduate programs across the United States.

For its methodology, Graduate Programs considers 15 categories, including academic competitiveness, career support, education quality, financial aid and graduate program value, among others. Rankings are then determined by calculating the average score for a program based on its 15 ranking categories.

Duquesne University

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.