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Duquesne University

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Visiting And Contact Information

600 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15282

United States

Phone: 412-396-6222

Fax: 412-396-6223

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Freshman Academic Profile
Admissions Selectivity Rating: 79
SAT:
% Submitting Score:91%
     Critical Reading Middle 50%:510 - 600
     Math Middle 50%:520 - 610
     Writing Middle 50%:500 - 600
ACT:
% Submitting Score:44%
     ACT Middle 50%:22 - 27
     Math Middle 50%:23 - 27
     English Middle 50%:22 - 27
Average High School GPA:3.66
     % with GPA 3.75 of higher:46%
     % with GPA 3.50 - 3.74:23%
     % with GPA 3.25 - 3.49:15%
     % with GPA 3.0 - 3.24:10%
     % with GPA 2.5 - 2.99:5%
     % with GPA 2.0 - 2.49:1%
Students in Top Tenth of HS Class:27%
Students in Top Quarter of HS Class:60%
Students in Top Half of HS Class:89%
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Freshman Acceptance & Retention
Total applicants: 6,793
Total applicants who are accepted: 5,033
Total of accepted students who enroll: 1,537
% of students who return for their sophomore year: 88%
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Application Process
Application Fee: $50.00
Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes
Online Application Fee Policy:Reduced
Early Decision Application Deadline: 11/01
Early Decision Notification Date: 12/15
Early Action Application Deadline: 12/01
Early Action Notification Date: 01/15
Early Action Plan Restrictive: No
Regular Application Deadline: 07/01
Priority Application Date: 11/01
Notification Begins: 10/01
Transfer Students Accepted: Yes
TOEFL required for non-native English speakers: No
Housing Deposit Deadline: 5/1
Housing Deposit Amount: $500.00
Housing Deposit Refundable: No
Admission for Non-Fall Terms: Yes
Deferred Admission: Yes
Maximum Period of Postponement: One academic year
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Freshman Admissions Factors
Academic CriteriaImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record:Very important
Class Rank:Important
Academic GPA:Very important
Standardized Test Scores:Very important
Application Essay:Very important
Recommendation(s):Very important
 
Non-Academic CriteriaImportance
Interview:Important
Extracurricular Activities:Important
Talent / Ability:Important
Character / Personal Qualities:Important
First Generation:Considered
Alumni/ AE Relation:Considered
Geographical Residence:Not Considered
State Residency:Not Considered
Religious Affiliation / Commitment:Not Considered
Racial / Ethnic Status:Considered
Volunteer Work:Important
Work Experience:Considered
Level of applicant's interest:Considered
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Freshman Academic Requirements
High School Completion:High school diploma required GED is accepted
Academic Units Recommended:
     Total Academic Units:16
     English:4
     Mathematics:2
     Science:2
     Foreign Language:2
     Social Studies:2
     Academic Electives:4
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Key Statistics

Admissions

  • Admissions Selectivity Rating:
    79
  • SAT:
     
  •      Reading Middle 50%:
    510 - 600
  •      Math Middle 50%:
    520 - 610
  •      Writing Middle 50%:
    500 - 600
  • ACT:
     
  •      ACT Middle 50%:
    22 - 27
  •      Math Middle 50%:
    23 - 27
  •      English Middle 50%:
    22 - 27
  • Average HS GPA:
    3.66
  • Early Decision Application Deadline:
    11/01
  • Early Action Application Deadline:
    12/01
  • Regular Application Deadline:
    07/01
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