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Duquesne University

Administration Bldg 600 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15282

Level Four or more years
Undergraduate Enrollment 5,153
Setting City
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Total 2023 Full-Time Undergraduate Enrollment 5,153
Total 2023 Full-Time First-Year Enrollment 1,473
Total 2023 Total Enrollment 8,179
Middle 50% Range of HS GPA for Freshmen 3.83
Middle 50% Range of ACT/SAT for Freshmen ACT: 27; SAT: 1240
Test Optional Yes 
Accept Transfer Students Yes
Middle 50% Range of College GPA for Transfer Students 3.48 GPA
Total 2023 Full-Time Transfer Student Enrollment 154
Catholic Order Affiliation Spiritan
3 Most Popular Majors Nursing; Biolog; PharmD
Unique Academic Programs Duquesne offers 85+ majors and 110+ graduate and professional programs across 10 schools of study, including a new College of Osteopathic Medicine. New Discover program for students who want to take their first year to explore major options; one-year MBA (ranked #1 in U.S. and #2 in world); flexible Bridges core curriculum designed to overlap with every major, so you can maximize progress toward your degree while having the opportunity to discover new interests or pursue additional goals.
School Mascot Dukes

Interesting Facts:
  • Duquesne students take classes on a park-like campus next to downtown Pittsburgh, minutes from Pittsburgh’s cultural district, sports stadiums, shopping, dining and parks. There are opportunities for student rush tickets to Pittsburgh Penguins NHL games, played across the street from campus. Duquesne’s central location also provides invaluable access to community engagement and practical experience through fieldwork, research projects and internships at major corporations, healthcare systems, schools and other organizations.
  • Choose from 85 future-focused majors leading to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees, including freshman-entry Pharm D, Master of Physician Assistant Studies, MS in Forensic Science and Law, and 4+1 bachelor’s to master’s programs. New Discover program for students who want to explore major options during their first year. Plus, Pre-Law, Pre-Medical and Health Professions, and Honors College opportunities.
  • More than 8,500 students from 50 states and 50 countries attend Duquesne annually, and the alumni network is 100,000+ strong. Founded in 1878 by the congregation of the Holy Spirit, Duquesne is the only Spiritan university in the US. Drawing on our more than 145-year Catholic Spiritan heritage, we’re ready with an education that’s everything you need, and more than you imagined.
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