Duquesne University

Is Duquesne a Good School for the Money?

Duquesne University Value Report

What is a Duquesne degree worth? College Factual's value analysis compares Duquesne with other schools of similar quality to see if it's priced fairly.

Within Pennsylvania, Duquesne Offers Good Quality for a Good Price.

Top 30% Pennsylvania Value
Top 20% Pennsylvania Quality

Duquesne University is ranked #24 out of #123 in Pennsylvania for quality and #33 out of #111 for Pennsylvania value.

This makes it a good quality for a good price in the state.

State Value Ranking  33 out of 111
Overpriced
Great Value
State Value Score  70.27 out of 100
Overpriced
Great Value

Live in-state? You may qualify for a reduced price. Check the Duquesne financial aid page to be sure.

Above Average Value Nationwide

Top 30% National Value
Top 15% National Quality

Duquesne University is ranked #389 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.

Duquesne University is priced competitvely when compared to other colleges of similar quality. Based on this information we believe it is a good price for the type of education provided.

National Value Ranking  389 out of 1472
Overpriced
Great Value
National Value Score  73.57 out of 100
Overpriced
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

School Total Price Value Grade
Messiah University $132,003 A
Southwestern University $139,526 A
Duquesne University $152,133 B
Colorado State University - Fort Collins $160,661 B
Spelman College $175,306 C
The Juilliard School $181,961 C-
University of Vermont $189,147 D+
Molloy College $190,056 D+
Marist College $195,216 D+
University of San Francisco $217,234 D
Emerson College $241,351 D

*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

Bottom Line: You'll Spend an Estimated $152,133 For That Piece of Paper

The average Duquesne student's degree will cost an estimated $152,133. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $36,747 and a typical 4.14 years to graduate.

Amount
Average Yearly Cost $36,747
Average Years to Graduate 4.14
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree $152,133

Many Factors Affect Net Price

Consider the average Duquesne student takes 4.14 years to complete their degree. If you can complete your degree faster than that you will save money. This is just one way your Duquesne degree may cost less than average.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$146,867 In-State With Aid
$234,655 Avg Cost No Aid
4.14 Years to Graduate

Most students will not pay the full sticker price and few students fit perfectly into averages.

Look at the table below to determine your likely cost of a bachelor's degree at Duquesne.

Nationwide Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $234,655 #517 B-
All Students $152,133 #389 B
Only Students Receiving Aid $146,867 #562 B-
In-State Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $234,655 #33 B
All Students $152,133 #33 B
Only Students Receiving Aid $146,867 #46 C+

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of Pennsylvania.

About 100% of Duquesne students receive financial aid. Get more details on what Duquesne financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates average total cost by multiplying net price by time to graduation. We then compare the average total cost to other schools of a similar quality to determine value. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.

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