Study abroad at Duquesne University
Duquesne University (DSU) is one of the best Catholic universities in the US, located in the city of Pittsburgh.
DSU is made up of nine schools that combine to offer 165 undergraduate and postgraduate programs. These programs are led by passionate and award-winning faculty who have been ranked amongst the most productive in the nation (The Chronicle of Higher Education, 2019).
DSU is a picturesque campus with plenty of green space, fantastic views, and excellent facilities. The University has an active student population that runs over 250 organizations, ranging from sport to volunteering. Exploring these clubs is a great way to meet people with similar interests.
At DSU, you’ll undertake both an academic and ethical education. You’ll emerge as an employable, well-rounded, and empathetic individual.
Why study at DSU?
- One of the nation’s best Catholic universities
DSU is in the nation’s top 20 Catholic universities (U.S. News and World Report, 2019)
- Student-to-faculty ratio
The University’s 14:1 student-to-faculty ratio ensures that students receive tailored academic support
- Great value
DSU is listed amongst the nation’s best value schools (U.S. News and World Report, 2019)
- Super location
Pittsburgh has consistently ranked among the US’s best and most liveable cities thanks to its beautiful surroundings, accessible amenities, and welcoming feel
- Scholarship programs
The University offers annual merit scholarship programs ranging from $5,000 to $18,000
Life as an international student
Diversity is at the heart of DSU. The University draws students from over 85 countries, making for a vibrant, dynamic and inclusive learning environment.
The University’s center for global engagement works closely with all international students. You’ll be supported through your entire DSU journey by professional staff who can help with visa concerns, housing, educational assistance, and cultural adjustment.
As well as the plentiful recreational clubs on offer, you’ll be invited to join over 25 cultural and religious student organizations. The University also has an international events and activities calendar.
All first-year and second-year DSU students live on campus in the University’s halls of residence. If you decide to live off-campus after two years, you’ll find that housing is relatively inexpensive compared to other major US cities.
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Fees and funding
- Undergraduate tuition ranges from 38 178 USD to 45 474 USD
- Graduate tuition ranges from 23 112 USD to 29 124 USD
Duquesne Merit-Based Scholarship
Accepted students are automatically considered for the scholarship and do not need to apply for it. This is a merit-based scholarship. The scholarship committee will look at your entire application and supporting documents to determine your award amount.
Students who receive the scholarship usually get between $5,000 to $18,000 per academic year. It is renewable for four years of study.
Duquesne Supplemental Scholarship
Available to all admitted students. This scholarship is based on academic merit The average amount received is $4,000 per academic year
Graduate Tuition Award
Duquesne University is offering a 25% tuition award for select graduate degrees. If you are interested, you must apply and be accepted to one of the eligible programs
600 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15282, United States
Duquesne University is situated in the heart of Pittsburgh, a vibrant and safe city that has been recognized worldwide for its livability, welcoming atmosphere and professional opportunities.