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Duquesne University

School of Nursing

Pittsburgh, PA

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Duquesne University

Overview

Duquesne University / School of Nursing is located in Pittsburgh, PA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
(Post-Master's Certificate)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 50
Doctoral Degrees 23
Other Advanced Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required
Preliminary exam (PhD)

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

244
Applied
172
Accepted
119
Enrolled
70%

Applying

0
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 10th July 10th No
Spring deadline November 29th November 29th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Current RN license; BSN with minimum GPA of 3.0; minimum of 1 year of full-time work experience as RN prior to registration in clinical or specialty course
Doctoral Degree Requirements Current RN license; BSN; master's degree; interview; minimum GPA of 3.0; MSN and current certifications (for DNP)
Additional Entrance Requirements Current RN license, BSN, MSN, minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards May 1
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

281
Total Graduate Students
36%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
63%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.63%
Black or African American 6.41%
White or Caucasian 78%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.07%
Asian 1.78%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.14%
Unknown 3.91%

Gender

Male (7%)
Female (92%)

Faculty

32
Total faculty
Full-time - 29
Part-time - 3
Male (5)
Female (27)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Vulnerable populations, cultural competence, health disparities, wellness, technology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
650,096

Location & Contact

Address 5th Floor, Fisher Hall
600 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15282
United States
Contact Dr. Mary Ellen Glasgow
Dean/Professor
Email: glasgowm@duq.edu
Phone: 412-396-6554
Fax: 412-396-5974