Tool December 2017

Best Values in Colleges

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Duquesne University (Pittsburgh, PA)

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Duquesne University is ranked 96 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Private Colleges and is ranked 294 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 55%
Applicants who took ACT 30%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+3%
600-69928%
600+31%

SAT Math Score

700+4%
600-69932%
600+36%

ACT Score

30-3620%
24-2964%
24+84%

Students applied7,655
Students admitted5,660
Admission rate74%

Students per faculty14

4-year graduation rate68%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$36,394
Fees$0
Room and board$12,114
Estimated book expense$1,400
Total cost$49,908

Cost after need-based aid$30,641
Cost after non-need-based aid$37,740

Average debt at graduation$41,272

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$56,300

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met71%
Average need-based aid$19,267
Average non-need-based aid$12,168

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment6,039

Full-Time

Men2,165
Women3,686

Part-Time

Men82
Women106

Freshmen retained87%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2017 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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