Amy Carlson, a doctoral candidate in Duquesne's chemistry program, talks about why she chose Duquesne for her graduate studies, the benefits of specialized courses within the Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences, and how the Duquesne experience has enriched her research projects.
Located in the heart of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Duquesne University offers 80 undergraduate majors and 85 graduate programs. We are consistently ranked among the nation’s top private universities by U.S. News & World Report, Princeton Review and others. These independent sources recognize us for our award-winning faculty, cutting-edge research, tradition of academic excellence and overall value.
As the only Catholic, Spiritan institution of higher education in the United States, Duquesne offers a rigorous academic experience with an ethical and spiritual foundation. Our community of nearly 10,000 students from all backgrounds and cultures enjoy a welcoming environment open to diversity.
In addition to providing high academic quality at a good price, Duquesne is recognized for our commitment to sustainability and service to the community, the nation and the world. This values-driven education prepares students for a lifetime of success.