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How to Apply: International Student Application

For all students who do not hold U.S. citizenship, green card (permanent resident) status, or refugee/asylum status.

Apply Online and Submit The Required Documents

We operate on a rolling admissions basis which means that we have no application deadline. We suggest that you submit your documents at least 6 weeks prior to the start of the semester to give you enough time to process all the necessary documents. 

Once your application is complete, it takes 2 - 3 weeks to receive an admission decision.

Click Here to Apply

Undergraduate Required Documents:

  1. Submitted Online Application
  2. Academic records (transcripts) from all secondary and post-secondary education, including any recent/current English as a Second Language programs in the United States. 
  3. Mandatory Information Form
  4. Letter of Reference: At least one (1) from an academic source
  5. Personal Statement/Essay: Submit a personal statement of at least 300 words which answers the following questions and includes examples of research, shadowing, or volunteer experience:
            - What is unique about you? 
            - Why have you chosen this major? 
            - How will Duquesne help you to achieve your academic, personal, and professional goals?

 Please read our English Proficiency Requirements to understand what is expected of international students upon admission.


Graduate Applicants:

Apply directly to the program you are interested in studying. 

Special Notes

  • If you are an exchange student or ESL-only student please use the applications posted on those specific webpages. 
  • Graduate applicants may use the link above,  but contact your graduate department for specific application instructions.