One of the Nation's Best Colleges

Duquesne is recognized for its outstanding academic and research programs.

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Facts and Rankings

As a testament to our mission-driven commitment to academic excellence, Duquesne has earned numerous accolades for our programs and initiatives. Our most recent honors include:

U.S. News and World Report

Princeton Review

  • Duquesne named among the Best 380 Colleges, which only profiles about 15 percent of America's 2,500 four-year colleges. 
  • Duquesne placed on 2016 Fire Safety Aid Honor Roll with a Fire Safety Rating of 99, the highest possible score. 
  • The Donahue Graduate School of Business was selected as among The Best 296 Business Schools in the 2015 book of how students rate their schools.
  • Named for the second year in Guide to 311 Green Colleges as one of America's most environmentally responsible schools.
  • Duquesne was called "cosmopolitan yet caring" and uniting "the diversity and opportunities of an urban university with the community and comfort of a small liberal arts college."

Bloomberg Businessweek

Washington Monthly magazine

Achievements of Note