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Duquesne Expects More Than 2,300 at Fall Open House

The Duquesne University Office of Admissions is expecting more than 2,300 high school seniors and their families this weekend for the 2012 Fall Open House.

Free and open to the public, the event provides the student with the opportunity to meet representatives from Duquesne University's admissions, financial aid, academic and administrative offices and departments. Topics addressed include the college admissions process, classes, majors and career possibilities.

Attendees at the Fall Open House will be provided with a continental breakfast after they check in, as well as a chance to explore Duquesne's campus with a self-guided tour map.

When:   Sunday, Sunday, Sept. 16, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where:   Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Information:   Call 800.456.0590 or email admissions@duq.edu for more information.

Duquesne University

Founded in 1878, Duquesne is consistently ranked among the nation's top Catholic research universities for its award-winning faculty and tradition of academic excellence. The University is nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report and the Princeton Review for its rich academic programs in nine schools of study for nearly 10,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and by the Washington Monthly for service and contributing to students' social mobility. Duquesne is a member of the U.S. President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction for its contributions to Pittsburgh and communities around the globe. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Princeton Review's Guide to Green Colleges acknowledge Duquesne's commitment to sustainability.