As a liberal arts student at Duquesne, you have the freedom to prepare for the challenges and opportunities of the future, no matter what that future might be. By learning to think on your feet, analyze problems, communicate effectively and develop innovative solutions, you will prepare for leadership roles in any sector, whether it’s business, industry, nonprofit, government, academia, or religion.
A Legacy of Excellence
As Duquesne University’s first school of study, McAnulty College has graduated well-prepared liberal arts students for more than 130 years. Today we are home to more than 2,000 students enrolled in our 32 undergraduate and 22 graduate and certificate programs .
An Undergraduate Experience that Develops the Whole Student
Our undergraduate programs lead you on a journey of growth and self-discovery, both intellectually and spiritually. As a freshman, you’ll join one of our nine learning communities .
You’ll learn the heart and habits of our College. In these small groups, you’ll take classes and participate in community service with a dedicated group of fellow students and top-notch faculty. It’s a great way to get off to a good start here at Duquesne, turn classmates into friends, and explore new academic options.
Graduate Programs that Prepare You for Real-World Careers
Our nationally recognized graduate programs integrate a rigorous liberal arts education with practical applications of knowledge and skill. As a graduate student in the liberal arts, you’ll learn from faculty who are authors and editors of respected journals and scholarly books, officers in professional organizations, and recipients of national and regional awards for teaching, scholarship, service and ethics. Through their affiliations, we have a reputation of connecting our graduates with meaningful networking opportunities, internships and careers in their chosen field of study.