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Health Professions at Duquesne University

We've pulled together some essential information you should know about the program, including how many students graduate each year, the ethnic diversity of these students, and more. Also, learn how Duquesne ranks among other schools offering degrees in health professions.

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Health Professions Degrees Available at Duquesne

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Health Professions
  • Master’s Degree in Health Professions
  • Doctorate Degree in Health Professions

Duquesne Health Professions Rankings

Duquesne is in the top 10% of the country for health professions. More specifically it was ranked #53 out of 853 schools by College Factual. It is also ranked #7 in Pennsylvania.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Online Health Professions Schools 32
Best Health Professions Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 42
Best Colleges for Health Professions 53
Best Health Professions Colleges for Veterans 87
Most Popular Online Health Professions Schools 123
Best Value Colleges for Health Professions 144
Most Popular Colleges for Health Professions 187
Highest Paid Health Professions Graduates 334
Most Focused Colleges for Health Professions 864

Popularity of Health Professions at Duquesne

During the 2018-2019 academic year, Duquesne University handed out 441 bachelor's degrees in health professions. Due to this, the school was ranked #187 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is a decrease of 7% over the previous year when 473 degrees were handed out.

In 2019, 233 students received their master’s degree in health professions from Duquesne. This makes it the #121 most popular school for health professions master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 201 students received their doctoral degrees in health professions in 2019, making the school the #138 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Health Professions Student Diversity at Duquesne

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the health professions majors at Duquesne University.

Duquesne Health Professions Bachelor’s Program

Of the 441 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Health Professions from Duquesne in 2018-2019, 13% were men and 87% were women.

Duquesne Gender Breakdown of Health Professions Bachelor's Degree Grads

The majority of the students with this major are white. About 86% of 2019 graduates were in this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Duquesne University with a bachelor's in health professions.

Ethnic Diversity of Health Professions Majors at Duquesne University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 9
Black or African American 17
Hispanic or Latino 12
White 378
Non-Resident Aliens 4
Other Races 21

Duquesne Health Professions Master’s Program

For the most recent academic year available, 15% of health professions master's degrees went to men and 85% went to women.

Duquesne Gender Breakdown of Health Professions Master's Degree Grads

The majority of master's degree recipients in this major at Duquesne are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 70% of students fell into this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Duquesne University with a master's in health professions.

Ethnic Diversity of Health Professions Majors at Duquesne University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 5
Black or African American 7
Hispanic or Latino 6
White 162
Non-Resident Aliens 45
Other Races 8

Health Professions Majors

Health Professions students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas. Individual majors may not be available for all degree levels.

Major Annual Graduates
Nursing 312
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 155
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 154
Allied Health Professions 110
Communication Sciences 63
Mental & Social Health Services 38
Health & Medical Administrative Services 21
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 13
Health/Medical Prep Programs 9

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