One of the Nation's Best Colleges

Duquesne is recognized for its outstanding academic and research programs.

Facts and Rankings

As a testament to our mission-driven commitment to academic excellence, Duquesne has earned numerous accolades for our programs and initiatives. Our most recent honors include:

U.S. News and World Report

Princeton Review

  • Duquesne named to Best 385 Colleges in the nation for 2020.
  • Named to 2020 Best Colleges: Region by Region list for Northeast.
  • Recognized as a Green College for 2020.
  • Duquesne named among the Best 384 Colleges in the nation for 2019.
  • Duquesne included on 2019 Best Colleges: Region by Region list for the Northeast.
  • Duquesne ranked among the Best 382 Colleges in the nation for 2018.
  • Named to the 2018 Best Colleges: Region by Region list, which includes academic institutions The Princeton Review considers "academically outstanding and well worth consideration of (one's) college search."
  • Duquesne included in 2017 Guide to 375 Green Colleges.
  • Donahue Graduate School of Business named as one of nation's top 294 for 2017.
  • Duquesne placed on 2018 Fire Safety Aid Honor Roll with a Fire Safety Rating of 99, the highest possible score. 
  • Named to the Green Colleges list as one of America's most environmentally friendly schools.
  • Duquesne was called "cosmopolitan yet caring" and recognized for uniting "the diversity and opportunities of an urban university with the community and comfort of a small liberal arts college."

Bloomberg Businessweek

Washington Monthly magazine

Achievements of Note