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Undergraduate Admissions

We realize the COVID-19 pandemic has presented a wide range of challenges for prospective students and families. In this time of challenge and change, we want you to know that our mission of service to students remains the same. We've adapted our tour and event opportunities as well as expanded test optional admission opportunities. You can also read the latest updates on Duquesne University's plans.

Get ready for something more

At Duquesne, our 85 majors in nine schools open up a world of possibilities. You'll learn with and from students of diverse cultural, socioeconomic and religious backgrounds from across the United States and more than 80 countries. You'll take classes on a 50-acre park-like campus centrally located in Pittsburgh, a culturally rich city consistently recognized as one of the most livable cities in the U.S. 

A great education at a great price

A degree from Duquesne will pay dividends over a lifetime. Independent sources such as U.S. News, Money Magazine and Washington Monthly agree that, at Duquesne, you'll get a great education at an incredible value. 99% of freshmen receive some form of financial assistance. We'll work with you to make your education affordable.

A respected degree

Over our 140+ year history, we’ve developed a national reputation for academic excellence. Duquesne’s programs have won praise for innovation and continued high quality including accolades as a “first-tier university,” “top 100 undergraduate school,” and “Most Popular.” Read more about our rankings and recognition.

An education that will pay dividends over a lifetime

When you graduate, you’ll join an alumni network of 96,000 well-connected professionals. Our graduates are succeeding in all walks of life and representing the ideals of Duquesne through their professionalism, high ethical standards and spirit of service. Review the results of the most recent Graduate Outcomes Survey and read about some of our Dynamic Dukes!