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Admissions and Financial Aid

With its attractive urban location, appealing small class size, extensive alumni network and many other benefits offered by a Duquesne University School of Law education, it’s no surprise that admission to the school is a goal shared by many people from around the country. Last year, applications were received from residents of dozens of states and several countries. The applicants earned undergraduate degrees from nearly 200 different colleges and universities.

The School of Law offers both full-time and part-time J.D. programs, several joint degree programs, and study abroad options. Candidates for whom Duquesne University School of Law is their first choice law school may also apply to our Binding Early Decision Program.

Small Class Sizes

Because of its commitment to small class sizes and personalized attention, the Admissions Committee annually selects only those students it judges to best exhibit the requisite abilities and background for academic and professional success.

Individual Consideration

Every applicant is individually considered by the Admissions Committee for acceptance into the degree program of his or her choice. The thorough review process ensures that all relevant factors are considered before a decision is made. Particular emphasis is placed on the applicant’s prior academic record and aptitude for the study of law.

Learn about scholarshipsfinancial aid, and the admissions process at Duquesne University School of Law. 


Class Profile

View the 2014-2015 Prospectus View the 2014 Entering Class Profile

School of Law Prospectus 2012-2013

Admissions News


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ABA Required Disclosures

The American Bar Association law school data for Duquesne University School of Law is available to view or download.