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A Duquesne Education is Within Your Reach

Considering submitting an application? Don't let the listed tuition keep you from applying! 99% of freshmen receive some form of financial aid.

Duquesne University is more affordable than you might think. Don't just take our word for it. Independent sources - including U.S. News and World Report, Money Magazine and Washington Monthly - all rank Duquesne as a best value university.

An Investment that Pays Dividends Over a Lifetime

  • According to the College Scorecard, Duquesne graduates earn the second highest average salaries across universities in the Pittsburgh region (US Dept. of Education, College Scorecard). 
  • In the most recent graduate outcomes survey, 83% of recent graduates reported having one or more internship or career related work experiences while they attended DU. Of students reporting internships, the average number reported per student is three.
  • Top employers of recent alumni include: American Eagle Outfitters, BNY Mellon, CVS, Federated Investors, Fed Ex, Highmark, PNC, PPG, UPMC and Walgreens.
  • 18% of recent graduates reported they planned to attend graduate, professional or medical school after graduation. Schools attended include: Duquesne University, George Washington University, University of Kentucky, University of Pittsburgh and West Virginia University.

Tuition and Scholarships

  • 99% of freshmen receive some form of financial aid and, when you apply for admission, you're automatically considered for academic scholarships.
  • We invest $79.5 million in our undergraduate students each year though University-based scholarships, and total aid from all sources exceeds $195 million
  • Duquesne has the lowest tuition of any nationally ranked Catholic university in the country. 
  • Our financial aid guide will help you learn more about the different options available to students, including scholarships, need-based grants, loans and student employment.
  • Our Student Accounts Office offers tuition payment plans.

Undergraduate Tuition Rates

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  • Check out the Office of Financial Aid for more information on financing your education, financial aid application, FAQs and more.

Looking for information on graduate school financing?

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