Admissions Information

The application fee is $50 for applying undergraduate school at Duquesne University. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$50
Admission Informationwww.duq.edu/admissions-and-aid/undergraduate-admissions
Online Applicationwww.duq.edu/admissions-and-aid/undergraduate/apply-for-admission
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Credits for Life Experiences, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedBachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2019-20, the acceptance rate is 74.33% and the yield is 24.22%. 2,357 men and 4,874 women applied to Duquesne University and 1,835 men and 3,540 women students were accepted. Among them, 464 men and 838 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2019). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants7,2312,3574,874
Admitted5,3751,8353,540
Enrolled1,302464838
Acceptance Rate 74.33%77.85%72.63%
Yield 24.22%25.29%23.67%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2019-2020, 955 students (73% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 402 students (31%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 650 and the 25th percentile is 570. The SAT Math score is 650 (75th) and 560 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 28 (75th percentile) and 23 (25th percentile).
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing570650
SAT Math560650
ACT Composite2328
ACT Math2227
ACT English2229
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Duquesne University are low when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,276, ACT: 80 - Private (not-for-profit) Research University (high research activity)).

Application Requirements

It requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), and Completion of College Preparatory Program to its applicants. The next table summarizes the application requirements to apply Duquesne University.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and deadlines, see its online application page .
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Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankNeither required nor recommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLConsidered but not Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended



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