Special tuition rates

The following degree programs are currently offering special tuition rates:


Tuition Awards

25% Tuition Award

Duquesne is offering a 25% tuition award for select graduate degrees. 

Tuition Award

McNair Scholar Alumni Award

Part of our fabric is a strong commitment to a diverse community of scholars and professionals. We recognize McNair Scholars' potential for success in pursuing graduate education at Duquesne and the unique perspectives and insight they bring to our community.

We are delighted to announce our McNair Scholar Alumni Award, which provides a one-time $5,000 tuition award. This award will be applied during the first year of study to McNair Scholars enrolled in a degree-seeking graduate program. The McNair Scholar Alumni Award can be combined with any additional scholarships or awards that scholars may receive from their program of interest. 

Students who graduated from a McNair Scholar program as an undergraduate will need to submit a letter of recommendation from their program's Director.  Letters can be emailed to the office of Graduate Enrollment Services at gradadmissionsFREEDUQUESNE.  

Pittsburgh Promise Alumni Award

Duquesne University is proud to be a Preferred College Partner of The Pittsburgh Promise, with approximately 250 undergraduate Promise students currently enrolled. In order to help students continue their education, a 30% tuition scholarship is now available for Pittsburgh Promise alumni pursuing a graduate degree! 

School of Nursing Tuition Awards

Tuition awards for eligible students enrolling in specific graduate nursing programs at Duquesne. For more information and eligibility requirements, please refer to the School of Nursing website or email nursingFREEDUQUESNE.

Lay Teacher 60% Tuition Award

Current full-time lay teachers of pre-K through high school or school administrators in a Roman Catholic school in the Pittsburgh, Greensburg, or Altoona-Johnstown Dioceses pursuing a non-doctoral degree or certificate in the School of Education may be eligible to receive a 60% discount on School of Education tuition.

Yellow Ribbon Program

Duquesne University is a proud participant in the Yellow Ribbon program. Learn more about the many ways Duquesne serves those who serve

Pittsburgh Promise Alumni

Duquesne University is proud to be a Preferred College Partner of The Pittsburgh Promise, with approximately 250 undergraduate Promise students currently enrolled.
To support Promise Scholars seeking to continue their education, a 30% tuition award is available for all Pittsburgh Promise alumni pursuing graduate degrees in the following areas!

Please visit the Pittsburgh Promise to obtain your status verification letter.
Eligible Programs
School of Natural and Environmental Sciences

M.S. Biotechnology
M.S. Environmental Science and Management
John F. Donahue Graduate School of Business

Professional MBA
School of Education

MSEd Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
MS Clinical Mental Health Counseling
MSEd Education Administration (K-12)
MSEd Instructional Technology
MS Marriage, Couple and Family Counseling
MSEd Reading and Literacy Education
MSEd School Counseling
MSEd School Counseling for Certified Teachers
MAT Secondary Education (7-12)
MSEd Special Education- Cognitive, Behavior, Physical/Health Disabilities (PreK-8; 7-12)
MAT Early Childhood Education (PreK-4)
MAT Secondary Education (7-12) 
Graduate School of Liberal Arts

M.A. Catholic Healthcare Ethics
M.A. Communication
M.S. Computational Mathematics and Statistics
MA Corporate Communication
M.A. English
M.A. Health Care Ethics
MA History
MA Literature and Writing
M.F.A. Media Arts and Technology
M.A. Philosophy
M.A. Public History
MA Rhetoric & Philosophy of Communication
M.A. Theology