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Campus & Student Life at Duquesne University

Home to about 5,383 undergraduates in 2020, Duquesne is a private university located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This urban setting might be best suited for students who like the fast-paced city life. Should you tire of the campus however, Duquesne offers a “study abroad” program. Please note, some classes/degrees offered by Duquesne can be taken “online” so keep that in mind when reviewing this report. For more context, you might also check out our Duquesne Guide to Distance and Online Learning.

Duquesne University is Affiliated With the Roman Catholic Faith.

Some, but not all, schools with a religious affiliation may require a statement of faith or religious studies component. Contact the school to see what their requirements are. If an affinity with the Roman Catholic faith interests you, check out our ranking of The Best Roman Catholic Colleges and Universities.

Duquesne Has a Disability Services Site

Individuals with disabilities make up 7.0% of the student population at Duquesne. For more information on policies and accommodations that the university provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit Duquesne Disability Services.

Duquesne for the Military

While not a "service academy", Duquesne does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. Undergraduates have access to one or more ROTC programs and there is an active student veterans group on campus. For more information on policies related to veterans, you can visit Duquesne Veteran Services . For more information, check out our Duquesne for Veterans Guide.

Duquesne offers On-Campus Day Care

For students with young families, Duquesne does offer some day care. Programs like this are often in very high demand, so be sure to inquire as soon as you can.

Freshmen Living Arrangements at Duquesne University

Duquesne offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.

Freshmen Living Arrangements at Duquesne University

* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.

Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at Duquesne University

There were 5,383 undergraduates in 2020. Full-time attendance was 5,292 (98.3%). Part-time attendance was 91 (1.7%).


Duquesne University is Ranked #1,595 for Overall Diversity

Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, Duquesne is about average in terms of overall diversity. We rank Duquesne #1595 out of 3,451.

The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.

Overall Diversity at Duquesne University

You can learn more about the diversity of the student body at Duquesne by looking closer at the ethnic,  genderage, and geographic diversity metrics from the Duquesne Diversity Guide.

Duquesne University Competes in the NCAA

Duquesne has a total of 437 student athletes, 201 men and 236 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.

Athletics Financing

Total Revenue (all teams)$15,984,002
Total Expenses (all teams)$15,984,002

For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to Duquesne University Athletics

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