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Are you ready for something more?

At Duquesne University, you'll get more than an education. Here, you'll prepare for a lifetime of success.

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A Great Education at a Great Price

A top-tier university, Duquesne has earned a national reputation for academic excellence, high quality and value.

  • Among US News & World Report's "Best Value Schools"
  • One of Washington Monthly's "Best Bang for the Buck" universities
  • Recognized by Princeton Review as one of the "Best of the Northeast"
  • On Kiplinger's Personal Finance's 2015 list of the country's best private educational values

What's more, 99% of freshmen receive some form of financial assistance.

Learning that Leads to Your Success

Choose among 80 undergraduate majors that will help you get wherever you want to go in life. Small class sizes ensure that you won't be a "number." Your professors-prominent teacher-scholars-will know you by name and you'll be part of a community that embraces you and helps you achieve your goals, whatever they may be.

Values to Guide You

As the nation's only Catholic, Spiritan university, Duquesne was built on a core set of values that guide us:

  • promoting high academic standards
  • building community
  • having a global vision
  • serving others
  • welcoming to all faiths and cultures

Location, Location, Location

Duquesne is a great place to learn and live. From Academic Walk in the heart of our 50-acre campus you'll enjoy a traditional collegiate setting: beautiful green spaces, a distinctive view of the city skyline, and the safety of a campus set apart from its surroundings.

Duquesne is located just steps away from downtown Pittsburgh, voted one of America's most livable cities. You'll find it easy to take advantage of everything the city has to offer -concerts, major sports teams, good eats, the great outdoors, and opportunities for internships, clinical experiences and community service.

Why Students Choose Duquesne

Why do so many students make Duquesne their top choice for higher education? Hear what they have to say.