The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Duquesne University is a private (not-for-profit) and UMass Amherst is a public school and both are four-years schools.
  • Duquesne University has more expensive tuition & fees ($43,526) than UMass Amherst ($36,964).
  • It is harder to admit to UMass Amherst than Duquesne University.
  • UMass Amherst has a higher submitted SAT score (1,225) than Duquesne University (1,225).
  • UMass Amherst has higher submitted ACT score (27) than Duquesne University (27).
  • UMass Amherst has more students with 31,642 students while Duquesne University has 8,830 students.
  • UMass Amherst has more full-time faculties with 1,452 faculties while Duquesne University has 478 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Duquesne University and University of Massachusetts-Amherst.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Duquesne UniversityUMass Amherst
Duquesne Universityvs.UMass Amherst
Pittsburgh, PennsylvaniaLocationAmherst, Massachusetts
four-years, private (not-for-profit)School Typefour-years, public
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Research University (high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
$43,526Tuition & Fees
In-State$16,439
Out-Of-State$36,964
97% ($22,575)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)73% ($10,126)
$22,575Average Amount of Financial Aid$10,126
71.70 %Acceptance Rates57.58 %
29.70 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)19.63 %
1,225SAT Score1,355
27ACT Score31
79 %Graduation Rate83 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
86 %Retention Rate89 %
8,830Student Population31,642
478Number of Faculties1,452
13 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio17 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Remedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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