Founded by missionaries of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit, Duquesne University is a private Catholic institution situated in Pittsburgh, PA. It is considered a research university with “high research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation. Duquesne University houses a natural gas turbine, an ice cooling system, and it was the first institution of higher learning in Pennsylvania to receive the EPA’s Energy Star Combined Heat and Power Award. Nursing, biology, and marketing are the top fields of study among undergraduate students.
Duquesne University is the ideal foundation for a fruitufl future. Duquesne offers rigorous academics, extracurricular activities, friendly staff, and the feel of a larger University. Duquesne University is the perfect fit for those looking for an enjoyable college experience.
Duquesne University is a well rounded and dedicated establishment. Faculty to Student Ratio is 14:1 and students have more opportunities to succeed. While the university is pricy... it is defiantly worth every penny for it's investment into students and higher education.