Duquesne University rose five spots in the annual U.S. News & World Report ranking of top schools, reaching No. 116, the highest spot in University history in this widely recognized ranking. The University also was acknowledged as one of the nation’s schools with the greatest value and as a top school for veterans.
“This advance in our ranking is important external confirmation of the University’s growing quality and improving national reputation,” said Dr. Charles J. Dougherty, Duquesne president.
Jumping from No. 121, Duquesne tied in the 2015 U.S. News Best College ranking with Catholic University of America, Illinois Institute of Technology, Michigan Technological University and the University of the Pacific. Among top-tier national Catholic institutions in these rankings, Duquesne is tied at the 12th spot.