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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. Duquesne University typically accepts and attracts A- average high school students. Only 26% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||26%||26%||26%|
What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Duquesne University and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.
Admission data indicates that Duquesne University regularly accepts students with ACTs 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.
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.
|25th Percentile Score||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Est. 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%|
|SAT Score (NEW 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%|
You will need very good grades in high school to get into Duquesne University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Duquesne University was 3.7 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school grades are above the average 3.7 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Duquesne University accepts 76% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||20%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||17%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||11%||Reach|
|2.75 to 3.00||7%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||1%||Low|
|2.25 to 2.50||0%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||0%||Low|
You have 40 days left until 2017 Fall term applications are due on Jul 1, 2017.
What are the requirements for admission to Duquesne University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?
|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.