Duquesne University Admission Chances

Acceptance Chances

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for Duquesne University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsDifficult
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

Can I get into Duquesne University? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 5,562 out of 7,354 applicants or 76% were admitted making Duquesne University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has difficult requirements for admission test scores. Only 26% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Duquesne University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 570
SAT Math 25th 550
SAT Composite 25th 1120
SAT Scores for Duquesne University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 650
SAT Math 75th 630
SAT Composite 75th 1280
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Duquesne University?

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1120 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1040. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1200 out of 1600. 60 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Duquesne University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1280 and Above Good >84%
1200 to 1280 Avg + 76%-84%
1120 to 1200 Avg - 65%-76%
1040 to 1120 Reach 52%-65%
Less than 1040 Low <52%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Duquesne University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 23
ACT Math 25th 22
ACT Composite 25th 23
ACT Scores for Duquesne University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 28
ACT Math 75th 27
ACT Composite 75th 28
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Duquesne University?

Admission data indicates that Duquesne University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 23 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 26 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 28 and above have very competitive chances. 30 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Duquesne University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Duquesne University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
28 and Above Good >86%
25 to 28 Avg + 76%-86%
23 to 25 Avg - 67%-76%
21 to 23 Reach 58%-67%
Less than 21 Low <58%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Duquesne University has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

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Admission Statistics

Duquesne University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 4,810 2,534 7,354
Accepted 3,592 1,965 5,562
Acceptance Rate 75% 78% 76%
Enrolled 923 511 1,435
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 26% 26% 26%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Duquesne University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Duquesne University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Duquesne University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=212106 IPEDS survey data for Duquesne University.

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