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#561 Overall Influence #1080 Desirability Rank

Duquesne University

Catholic university in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

From Wikipedia

Duquesne University of the Holy Spirit is a private Catholic research university in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania,. Founded by members of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit, Duquesne first opened as the Pittsburgh Catholic College of the Holy Ghost in October 1878 with an enrollment of 40 students and a faculty of six. In 1911, the college became the first Catholic university-level institution in Pennsylvania. It is the only Spiritan institution of higher education in the world. It is named for an 18th-century governor of New France, Michel-Ange Duquesne de Menneville.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

8,335

Acceptance

77%

Graduation Rate

79%

Median SAT Score

1215

Median ACT Score

25

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$41,892

Fees (in-state)

$0

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$21,862
30K - 48K$22,713
48K - 75K$26,888
75K - 110K$29,768
110K+$33,167

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$68,200

Employed

94%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

8K

Under-Grads

6K

Graduates

2K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

Administration Bldg 600 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15282

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

33 per 100K

Violent Crime

8 per 100K

What is Duquesne University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#240 World Rank
Law
#383 World Rank
Business
#337 World Rank
Philosophy
#489 World Rank
Education
#243 World Rank
Psychology
#624 World Rank
Medical
#456 World Rank
History
#632 World Rank
Political Science
#811 World Rank
Literature
#623 World Rank
Computer Science
#1119 World Rank
Biology
#548 World Rank
Communications
#931 World Rank
Chemistry
#852 World Rank
Mathematics
#1583 World Rank
Engineering
#346 World Rank
Sociology
#278 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#862 World Rank
Economics
#315 World Rank
Nursing
#1642 World Rank
Physics
#442 World Rank
Social Work

Other areas of influence

#185 World Rank
Religious Studies
#612 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#684 World Rank
Anthropology

Influential People

Who are Duquesne University's Most influential alumni?

Duquesne University 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Religious Studies, Law, and Psychology

Mark Paoletta

Mark Paoletta

American political consultant

Dennis E. Fitch

Commercial airline pilot

Alfred W. McCann

Alfred W. McCann

American journalist

Bob Cranmer

Bob Cranmer

American businessman and politician

Jerome Hannan

Catholic bishop

Mickey Davis

American basketball player

Dick Ricketts

American baseball player

Miftah Ismail

Miftah Ismail

Pakistani economist and politician

Joseph F. Weis Jr.

United States federal judge

Max Baer

American judge

Judah Samet

Judah Samet

Holocaust survivor

Joe Beimel

Joe Beimel

Major League Baseball pitcher