Duquesne University

Pittsburgh, PA, USA
3.66 Average Rating
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.


Average Net Price
In-State Tuition
Out-of-State Tuition
Institution Type
  • Not for Profit
  • Roman Catholic
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
Out of State Students
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 26
Average SAT Composite: 1138

What Students Are Saying

3.66 Average Rating
Duquesne is a great school for respectable students that really want to learn and better themselves. Duquesne truly cares about improving people all around--mentally, emotionally, physically, and religiously. This is not just a campus where people go to get an education; it is a place where a family goes to improve individually and as a whole.
Lauren from Wampum, PA
Duquesne University is the most challenging and amazing school I can imagine. It is everything I expected before coming into college. The social and academic life are both surreal.
Erin from Londonderry, NH

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