You are worth the investment

Several independent sources—including U.S. News and World Report and Washington Monthly—all rank Duquesne as a best value university. The value of a Duquesne University education includes a horizon-expanding education, world-class faculty and countless opportunities only available to Duquesne students. Ask any graduating Duquesne senior how they feel about the next step in their lives and you'll hear the same answer: "Prepared."  We'll make sure you graduate with the education, experience, and networks you need to accomplish your goals.

We invest $79.5 million in our undergraduate students each year through University-based scholarships, and total aid from all sources exceeds $195 million.

We are invested in making quality education accessible. Schedule a financial planning conversation with our financial aid team or your admission counselor to learn more.

Schedule a Financial Planning Conversation

Apply for Financial Aid

Duquesne uses the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to award financial aid.

Types of Financial Aid

More information about grants, loans and other types of financial aid.


When you apply for admission, you're automatically considered for first-year or transfer academic scholarships. Check out our net price calculator for a tuition estimate. The average financial aid package for first-time full-time freshmen with financial need is $28,599. Eligible students may also qualify for DU's PA State Matching Grant.

Financial Aid Forms

Find the forms you need and instructions to upload documents.

May 2 Update 

Good news! We continue to process the student FAFSA information we receive and financial aid award offers are being sent out to admitted undergraduate students. The Department of Education has information for checking status and reviewing and correcting your FAFSA form.  

  • Scholarships and financial aid are still available. If you haven’t applied for admission, apply now. 
  • We encourage all students to apply for the FAFSA to ensure consideration for all financial aid possible. 
  • A FAFSA is required for the PA State Grant application and Duquesne has a grant match program! Federal Student Aid will transmit your FAFSA data to the new GrantUs system. To ensure your PA State Grant information is sent to Duquesne, please list Duquesne first in your school list. The 24-25 FAFSA is required to be submitted for PA State Grant consideration no later than June 1.

Admitted students: Email notifications are sent when your offer is posted in the financial planning section of the applicant portal. The complete package, including planning worksheet and next steps, will arrive in your mailbox shortly thereafter.  

Current students: 24-25 financial aid packages for current students are on time to be posted in your financial aid portal in June.  

 Your Next Steps  

  • If you haven’t yet filed a FAFSA, file online at - Duquesne’s school code is 003258. 
  • If you’re a PA resident, a FAFSA is required for the PA State Grant application. FAFSA must be submitted no later than June 1.
  • Several virtual financial aid sessions are available for admitted students and families. 
  • You can set up a payment plan beginning July 8. These semester-based payment plans allow students and parents to pay the balance due in manageable monthly installments. The first tuition bill arrives in July and the first payment is due August 10. 

Your Next Steps

Submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid with DU's code 003258


Contact Financial Aid

Use the link to review frequently asked questions or schedule a virtual appointment.

Office of Financial Aid

Schedule a virtual appointment, call or email