Established in 1878, the Duquesne University is a private Catholic university located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Pittsburgh is a vibrant and safe city that has been recognized and ranked worldwide for its livability. The university also maintains an associate campus in Rome.
Duquesne comprises of nine schools and colleges such as Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences, Duquesne School of Law, McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts, A.J. Palumbo School of Business Administration, Mylan School of Pharmacy, Mary Pappert School of Music, School of Education, School of Nursing and Rangos School of Health Sciences. The school of pharmacy ranks no.47 in the Best Graduate School list. University offers over 189 baccalaureate, professional, master’s and doctoral level programs.
Duquesne University has a total student population of more than 9,400 of which over 5,900 are enrolled in undergraduate programs. Student to faculty ratio at the university is 14:1 and acceptance rate is 74%. The university follows a semester based academic calendar.
Duquesne is considered a research university with high research activity institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. It is the only Spiritan institution of higher education in the world and hosts international students from more than eighty different countries.
Notable Alumni: Peter Brunette-(Film critic and film historian), Tim J. Sullivan (Deputy sports editor for the New York Post), Alan N. Braverman (Senior Executive Vice President, Secretary, and General Counsel of The Walt Disney Company), Gene Forrell (Composer and conductor), Tom Atkins (actor)
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