Duquesne University


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Duquesne University


  • 65% have a job after 6 months
  • 80% have a job after 1 year
  • 90% have a job after 2 years


$22,665 / year

Room and Board


Application deadline

July 1

Application fee


Educational Resources


Maureen P. Sullivan Curriculum Center, Simon Silverman Phenomenology Center, Cardinal John Wright Collection, Herman Hailperin Collection, Judge Michael Musmanno Collection

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 690,904 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 1,101 current serial subscriptions.
  • 331,806 microforms.
  • 30,651 Audio/Visual items.
  • 1 e-books.

Museums & Art

Family Institute; Pharmaceutical Information Center; Center for Pharmacy Practice; Tamburitzan Cultural Center; Electronic Studio; Digital Keyboards/Computers and 24-track recording facility in the School of Music; Campus in Rome, Italy; Supercomputing Facility; Center for Biotechnology; Confocal microscope; Single crystal x-ray diffractometer; lectures available via Internet; On-line real-time Investment Center; Center for Pharmacy Care; Phenomenology Center; Center for Pharmaceutical Technology; Pharmacy Manufacturing Lab; Center for Computational Sciences; Beard Center for Leadership in Ethics; Human Cadaver Laboratory; EMG and Biomechanical Analysis Equipment; Metabolic and Work/Energy Cost Assessment Equipment; Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic



  • Students are required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 800 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 0 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 0 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 0 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 0 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 500 students can be on the network at once.



nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance, other


reading, math, writing, study skills, other


minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, religious


on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, interest inventory, interview training, other

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life



  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 55% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 7% of housing units are Singles.
  • 74% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 1% of housing units are Triples.
  • 18% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 6 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 67% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.


  • 60% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Orientation; Carnival; International Students Week; Christmas Ball; Parents Weekend; Greek Week; Valentine Ball; Multi-Cultural Unity Ball; Commuter Day; Spotlight Musical Theater Shows; Program Council Major Concert; Nightspot Late Night Programs
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 130 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Beta Beta Beta; Golden Key Society; Integrated Honors Society; Phi Lambda Sigma; Lambda Sigma (sophomore); Mortar Board (Senior); Order of Omega; Omicron Delta Kappa (leadership); Phi Eta Sigma; Pi Kappa Epsilon; Pi Lambda Theta; Psi Chi; Rho Chi; Omicron Delta Epsilon
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Knights of Columbus; Orthodox Christian Fellowship; Catholic Campus Ministry; Crossroads Christian Fellowship; Hillel Society; Muslim Student Organization
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) International Student Organization; Black Student Union; Latin American Student Association; Indian Student Association; Asian Student Association; Muslim Student Organization
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) 60 Professional and Departmental Organizations; 19 Service Organizations – Duquesne University Volunteers; 18 Social Fraternities and Sororities; 26 Other Student Organizations; 3 Theater Organizations; 3 Choirs, including gospel choir; 2 bands; 1 orchestra
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Duquesne Duke (weekly); The Duquesne Magazine; L’Espirit Du Duc yearbook; Juris Law magazine; Duquesne Law Review; The Script


  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Pittsburgh (15)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Pittsburgh (1)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Pittsburgh (1)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • Not all students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 28% of students have a car on campus


  • School employment is available.
  • 5% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 1,200
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 9 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • 16% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 8 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 20% of students are sorority members.


  • Army ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Carnegie Mellon University)
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (University of Pittsburgh)
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited

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