Duquesne UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Private Nonprofit regional Accreditation

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Affordability is calculated by subtracting average financial aid from total tuition and fees.

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$39,992

Avg tuition

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About Duquesne University

Duquesne University is a medium-sized private university located on an urban campus in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 9,197, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 74%. The university offers 77 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 81%, and a student-faculty ratio of 13:1. Tuition and fees for students are $39,992.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

74% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 74%

Retention Rate 85%

Graduation Rate (High Graduation Rate) 81%

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1130-1300

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 23-28

Ways to Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Learning Environment

This school has a student body of between 5,000 and 15,000 students.

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64%

Female Student Population

13:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

9k

Students Enrolled

Demographics

White

79%

Black

6%

Non-U.S. Citizen

5%

Hispanic

4%

Two or more races

3%

Asian

3%

Unknown

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

20% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Aid Breakdown

On average, students at this school receive more financial aid than students at other schools.

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Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

20%

State Grant Aid

25%

Institution Grant Aid

100%

Pell Grant

20%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $4,871
State Grant Aid $3,351
Institution Grant Aid $21,357
Pell Grant Aid $4,337
Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.