Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines
First Time Freshman - no prior post-secondary experience and interested in attending Duquesne University for the first time at the undergraduate level. May have: attended college for the first time in the prior summer term, or earned college credits before graduating from high school.
Early Action 1: Applications completed by November 1; admission and financial aid notifications sent by December 1.
Early Action 2: Applications completed by December 1; admission and financial aid notifications sent by January 15. (Applicants to the physician assistant program must apply by December 1).
Pro-tip: students who expect to earn advanced credit or want to present an improved or advanced profile should consider applying Early Action 2 or Regular Decision.
Regular Decision: Applications completed by January 15; admission and financial aid notifications will be sent on a rolling basis after January 15.
Rolling Admission: Admission and financial aid notifications are sent on a rolling basis after January 15 (based on available space).
Transfer - an undergraduate student interested in attending Duquesne University for the first time but currently attending, or previously attended, a post-secondary institution at the same level. Students may transfer with or without credit.
Transfer students are welcome to apply for fall, spring and summer terms. Application decisions are made on a rolling basis for each term.
Looking for a park-like campus in the heart of the city? We think you'll feel right at home here. Schedule a tour at duq.edu/visit and come see for yourself! Personal visits and information sessions are available year-round for both prospective freshmen and transfer students. Can't make it to campus? Take our virtual tour at duq.edu/tour.