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Duquesne University: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees $22,665 $23,950 $25,475 $26,468 3.9%
Books and supplies $600 $600 $1,000 $1,000 0.0%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $8,296 $8,546 $8,888 $9,200 3.5%
Other $1,150 $1,150 $1,150 $1,150 0.0%
Off Campus          
Room and board $8,296 $8,546 $8,888 $9,200 3.5%
Other $1,150 $1,150 $1,150 $1,150 0.0%
Off Campus with Family          
Other $2,650 $2,650 $2,650 $2,650 0.0%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
On Campus $32,711 $34,246 $36,513 $37,818 3.6%
Off Campus $32,711 $34,246 $36,513 $37,818 3.6%
Off Campus with Family $25,915 $27,200 $29,125 $30,118 3.4%

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Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $50
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 6,626 2,586 4,040
Percent admitted 76% 77% 76%
Percent admitted who enrolled 28% 31% 27%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school rank   X
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program X  
Recommendations X  
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2009 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 1,342 94%
ACT 543 40%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading 510 600
SAT Math 520 610
SAT Writing 510 600
ACT Composite 23 28
ACT English 23 28
ACT Math 22 27

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education 7/1/1935 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs 9/1/1939 -   Accredited
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
Law (LAW) - Professional schools 1/1/1960 -   Accredited
American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
Occupational Therapy (OT) - Professional Programs 4/1/1994 -   Accredited
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
Physical Therapy (PTA) - Professional programs for the physical therapist 5/12/1993 -   Accredited
American Psychological Association, Committee on Accreditation
Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs 11/16/2001 -   Accredited
School Psychology (SCPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs 5/6/2008 -   Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Speech-Language Pathology (SP) - Graduate degree programs 8/1/2002 -   Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels 4/20/2002 -   Accredited
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels 4/20/2002 -   Accredited
Commission on English Language Program Accreditation
English Language 9/1/2002 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1959 -   Accredited