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Duquesne University

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Uni facts

Pittsburgh, USA
  • Type
    Private
  • International students
    500
  • Nationalities
    85
  • Total programs
    122

Study abroad at Duquesne University

Located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Duquesne University provides a well-rounded education that will challenge you academically while nourishing your spiritual and ethical development. Founded 140 years ago, Duquesne University is the only Spiritan institution of higher education in the United States.

DUQ 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).

DUQ 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.

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Why study at DUQ?

  • One of the nation’s best Catholic universities

    DUQ 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

    DUQ is listed amongst the nation’s best value schools (U.S. News and World Report, 2019)

  • Lovely location

    Pittsburgh, a USA tech center, has beautiful surroundings and a welcoming feel

  • Scholarship programs

    The University offers annual undergraduate merit scholarship programs ranging from $9,000 to $26,000

Life as an international student

Diversity is at the heart of DUQ. The University draws students from over 50 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 DUQ 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 DUQ 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.

Student life & facilities

Group of students planning a presentation in a living room
  • Library
    • Computer labs
    • Group Study Rooms
    • Quiet Areas
    • Museum
  • Fitness Centre
    • Spin Studio
    • Machines
    • Free Weights
    • Fitness Classes
    • Dance Studio
    • Swimming Pool
    • Personal Trainers
    • Treatment Rooms
  • No. of All Weather Sports Pitches
    • No. of Swimming pools
    • No. of Baseball Pitches
    • No. of Tennis Courts
    • No. of Basketball Courts
    • No. of volleyball courts
  • Food & Restaurants
    • Bars
    • Restaurants
    • Cafe’s
  • Sports Facilities
    • No. of Natural Turf American Football Pitches
    • Sport facilities
    • No. of Natural Turf Soccer Pitches
  • Healthcare & Medical
    • Travel Vaccinations
    • Campus Pharmacy
    • Counselling & Mental Health Services
    • Campus Doctor
  • Praying Rooms
    • Chaplaincy
    • Individual Praying Rooms
    • Group Praying Rooms
  • IT Support
    • Campus Wireless Connectivity
  • Clubs & Organisations
    • No. of Clubs & Organizations 250
  • Transport
    • Campus parking
  • Tutoring Support
    • Student Tutoring & Support
    • Academic Tutoring & Support

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Fees and funding

Fee information

  • Undergraduate tuition: USD$45,376 per year
  • Graduate tuition: from USD$23,112 to USD$38,060 per year

Funding

Undergraduate

Libermann Scholarship International students who are accepted to Duquesne qualify for the Libermann Scholarship. Accepted students are automatically considered for the scholarship and do not need to apply.

  • Amount

    From USD$9,000 to USD$26,000 per academic year. It is renewable for four years/eight semesters of study.

  • Requirements

    This is a merit-based scholarship based on your academic performance. The scholarship committee will look at your entire application and supporting documents to determine your award amount.

Talent Scholarships: Every year, The School of Music recognizes talent by awarding scholarships based upon an audition. Athletic Scholarships: Every year, The Athletics Department awards scholarships for both men's and women's NCAA sports. Clergy Discount: Members of the clergy are given partial tuition remission on tuition for most programs, and Spiritans are given special funding opportunities.

Graduate Assistantships

  • Assistantships are granted to graduate students based on their academic performance
  • Students are required to submit GRE/GMAT scores for consideration. The amount of the assistantships depends on the applicant's scores in these tests.
  • All assistantship awards are determined by the individual graduate schools

Location

Duquesne University

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.

Visa requirements for Duquesne University

Many international students will require a visa to study in the US, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

USA student visa requirements