Duquesne stands out
We're ready with an education that's everything you need, and more than you imagined. Keep reading to learn more or visit campus to see it for yourself!
Support and resources to find your path
You will benefit from a comprehensive university that provides many options for majors and minors, across 10 schools and colleges. You'll also have 275+ student organizations to deepen your experience. And our student population is the right size to make meaningful connections with faculty and staff mentors and to make lifelong friends.
A campus full of trees right next to the conveniences and opportunities of the city
You will take classes and make friends on a park-like campus with access to a thriving city with amazing internship and job opportunities right next door. Pittsburgh’s big city life has a small-town feel, and is within a day’s drive of 50 percent of the United States’ population. You also have huge opportunities to learn in locations around the world. And, you’ll have access to a committed network of alumni who can connect you to opportunity.
Duquesne students are prepared for anything
You'll learn with faculty who are genuine teacher-scholars. They work in communities near and far and collaborate with students, community members, government and business as they pursue their work. Their curiosity and tenacity make their classrooms exciting places to be—and they are equally enthusiastic about your future.
Whether measured by employment rates or graduate school admissions, various rankings, pass rates of major exams like the bar exam (law), NCLEX (nursing), NPTE (physical therapy), NAPLEX (pharmacy) and others, Duquesne students achieve the bigger goals they pursue.
We want you to become a problem solver who thinks bigger
You can be working side-by-side with students and faculty to address systemic challenges in health, education, legal access, economic development, industry and more because we are deeply embedded in local communities. And on campus, we embrace inclusion and ethical development as a major component of academic life. You will gain not just knowledge and skills from your education but the perspective to work and live as a positive force in your communities.