Duquesne University is a private, religous school located in the urban setting of Pittsburgh, PA, less than an hour from Pittsburgh.
Founded in 1878, Duquesne University currently enrolls around 8,830 students a year, including 5,383 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.
Duquesne University's endowment was valued at $472,072,000 in 2021. For each full-time student, Duquesne University spends about $12,648.
Acceptance rate: 77%
Average GPA: 3.76
Early Decision or Early Action: No/No
2022 Regular Decision Deadline: August 15
2022 Regular Decision Notification Date: September 1
Duquesne University accepts around 77 percent of applicants each year.
The average high school GPA for a student at Duquesne University is 3.76 /4.0.
In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 students were ultimating offered a spot off the waitlist.
Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are.
About 86 percent of students who start at Duquesne University come back the next year. Out of the 1,162 students who started at Duquesne University as first-time freshman, 803 graduate within four years.
Duquesne University's six-year graduation for undergrads is 77 percent. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61 percent for public schools, and 67 percent for private, non-profit schools.
Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Within six months of graduating, 49 percent of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.
Recent grads have an average starting salary of $53,165 a year. In 2020, students graduated with an average of $46,571 in student loans for each student with debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.
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All applicants will receive an admissions decision by September 1.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Duquesne University is Aug 15.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Duquesne University is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Duquesne University is 27. Students with an ACT score of 29 and above have a good chance of getting into Duquesne University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 24 and 29 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 24 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
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Wondering what life at Duquesne University is like? There are approximately 9,274 students enrolled at Duquesne University, including 6,013 undergraduate students and 3,261 graduate students. 98% percent of students attend school full-time, 72% percent are from PA and 28% percent of students are from other states.
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