72%

Acceptance Rate

$20,979

Avg.Financial Aid

003258

FAFSA Code

About Duquesne University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

9,274

Website

www.duq.edu

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MSCHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Roman Catholic

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Saybrook University is one of the most prominent private not-for-profit institutions in the USA originally established in the year 1971. The university expanded rapidly over the last 49 years and is now has its campus in Pasadena, CA, just outside of downtown Los Angeles.

The educational mission of Saybrook University is to provide rigorous graduate education that inspires transformational change in individuals, organizations, and communities, toward a just, humane, and sustainable world.

It approaches education with a belief in the inherent interconnectedness of all things. The university prepares students, personally and professionally, for future leadership roles in an international setting.  Through its programs, it provides students with the competencies they need for professional careers as well as for further academic study. The college strives to provide the students with a career-focused education.

Duquesne University which is a private, Roman Catholic university, is located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In addition to over 5,942 undergraduate students, DU also boasts of over 3248 students in its postgraduate courses, taking the total enrollment to over 9,190. The school has a total of 706 academic staff. These faculty teach different courses to the students. Around 64% of the students are females and 36% are males. Notably, Duquesne University is also home to an ethnically diverse student population. At DU around 81% are white, 5% are Black or African American, and 4% belong to Hispanic ethnicity. Moreover, around 97% of the students are 24 and under. The college has produced several achievers in its many years of existence and some of the notable alumni are Jenna Morasca (Wrestler, Model), Zola Levitt (Televangelist), Mike James (Basketball player), and William R. Spivey (Businessperson). The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and therefore, encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Further, it boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. DU offers a total of 300 undergraduate and graduate programs, including both residential and online. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), ABA (American Bar Association), ACPE (American Council on Pharmaceutical Education), and ACS American Chemical Society.

Location & Contact

Address

Administration Bldg 600 Forbes Ave

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 4123966000
Fax: 4123966223
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Rankings

The ranking of a particular university helps a student decide where to apply, which is always a tough decision. The ranking of universities by Forbes is done keeping in mind common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others. Moreover, Forbes has placed Duquesne University at the 294th position among other national universities.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

01st-July

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

72%

SAT Range

1130 - 1290

ACT Range

24 - 29

Application Fee

$50

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

Though the varsity takes in only a few number of students, and the admission to DU is easy. The admission process starts by filling up the form and submitting a fee of $50. The SAT score in the range of 1130-1300 would boost a student's chances of securing admission. Notably, students securing ACT score less than 23 might also given admission but the average ACT score at Duquesne University is 25. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at Administration Bldg 600 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15282. They can also call them at (412) 396-6000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$30,710

Average Annual Cost

$38,178

Books And Supplies

$1,400

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$12,586

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,200

Total One Year Cost

$54,364

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to DU are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $56,680. This cost includes the average annual tuition cost ($39,992), books and supplies ($1,400), room and boarding ($13,088), and budget for other expenses ($2,200). If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

NA

Student:Faculty Ratio

13:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

84%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

100%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$1,869

Faculty Overview

49%

Male Professors

51%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

263 Graduates

Biology, General

112 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

91 Graduates

Marketing

87 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

82 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

79 Graduates

Psychology, General

76 Graduates

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Prof...

68 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

65 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

62 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

55 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

46 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

40 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

36 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

33 Graduates

Music

33 Graduates

Management Sciences and Quantitativ...

31 Graduates

Communication Disorders Sciences an...

30 Graduates

Political Science and Government

30 Graduates

History

29 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

27 Graduates

Computer Software and Media Applica...

27 Graduates

Journalism

27 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

23 Graduates

Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences,...

21 Graduates

Sociology

18 Graduates

Computer Science

15 Graduates

Mathematics

13 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

12 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

12 Graduates

Philosophy

12 Graduates

Business/Corporate Communications

11 Graduates

Business/Managerial Economics

10 Graduates

Entrepreneurial and Small Business...

10 Graduates

Health/Medical Preparatory Programs

10 Graduates

International Business

10 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

10 Graduates

Classics and Classical Languages, L...

9 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

9 Graduates

Chemistry

8 Graduates

Physics

8 Graduates

Economics

7 Graduates

Education, General

5 Graduates

Business, Management, Marketing, an...

4 Graduates

Theological and Ministerial Studies

4 Graduates

Behavioral Sciences

3 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

2 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

2 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

1 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

1 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

1 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

6,013

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

19%

Full-time

98%

Part-time

2%

Students Gender

Male

36%

US National: 44%

Female

64%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

81% White

1% Unknown

5% Black

4% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

3% Non Resident alien

3% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

27%

Out Of State

72%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$61,275 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 85% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

85%

Undergrads in College Housing

57%

Averege Housing Cost

$6,918/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $5,668/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$5,668/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Duke

School Colors

red and blue

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Northeast Conference

Total Male Athletes

204

Total Female Athletes

324

Intramural Sports

14

Sports Club

2

Sports Team (Men)

Basketball

Football

Soccer

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Bowling

Cross Country

Crew-Rowing

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The university offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $13,088 per year. The average meal plan at DU costs around $5,668 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 36% male and 64% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$48,700/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$58,500/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$19,000

$27,500

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$197 - 285

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$20,979

Students Receiving Federal Grants

20%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,692

Students Receiving State Aid

23%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,413

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

99%

Average Aid Per Year

$19,304

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$27,836

$30K - $48K

$27,193

$48K - $75K

$23,216

$75K - $110K

$22,701

> $110K

$19,151

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$3,518,503

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$24,833,297

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at DU to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. The average federal grant that comes from the university is around $4,871, whereas the financial aid is $21,357. The students at the university are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $3,351, while the institutional aid is $21,357.

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