Duquesne Again Receives Carnegie Community Engagement Classification

Because of the ways Duquesne engages with its broader communities through teaching, research, student volunteerism, economic development involvement, and public-serving centers and institutes, the University has again been selected as one of the nation’s few institutions to receive the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching’s Community Engagement Classification. Continue reading

Duquesne Becomes Only Pennsylvania School Listed Among Nation’s Most Efficient Universities

Duquesne University, long in the top tier of national U.S. News & World Report rankings, was the only school in Pennsylvania also named as one of the most efficiently operated schools.

The rankings highlighted public and private colleges that scored the highest overall on undergraduate academic educational quality while relatively spending less on educational programs to achieve that quality. Continue reading

Duquesne University a Top 100 Best College Value

Duquesne’s outstanding academics and affordable cost have made it rise dramatically on the list of the 100 best values in private schools nationwide for 2015, as compiled by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance.

Ranked No. 72 spot in the annual list of the country’s best private educational values, Duquesne had been at No. 84 on the 2014 list.

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Duquesne Advances Five Places in U.S. News National Ranking, Noted as a Great Value and Top School for Veterans

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. Continue reading

Princeton Review Again Selects Duquesne as One of the Nation’s Best Colleges

Duquesne University has again been named a top college by The Princeton Review.

In the 2015 edition of the annual Best Colleges book, Duquesne has been selected as one of the country’s 379 outstanding institutions, as well as one of 255 outstanding colleges and universities in the Northeast. Continue reading

U.S. News Ranking Recognizes Graduate Schools of Nursing, Education, Business

The School of Nursing has been ranked No. 6 in the nation among the Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs by U.S. News and World Report. The School of Education climbed up 35 spots, to No. 126 in the country, and the Donahue Graduate School of Business was recognized as one of the top part-time MBA programs in the country, No. 125-and both were among the top 10 programs in Pennsylvania.

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News from the School of Business

New Information Systems Scholarship at Duquesne Quickly Reaches Endowment
The timeline to establish the Thomas A. Pollack Information Systems Management Scholarship at Duquesne University has progressed from being simply a good idea to achieving fully endowed status more quickly than anticipated.

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U.S. News Recognized Graduate School of Business
The Donahue Graduate School of Business was recognized as one of the top part-time MBA programs in the country at No. 125, and was among the top 10 programs in Pennsylvania.

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Points of Pride: University Earns Rankings for Education and Nursing Programs

The College Database Identifies Duquesne as a Top College for Teacher Education
The College Database, a comprehensive online source for information about U.S. colleges and universities, has selected Duquesne University as among the top colleges in the state for teacher education.

A new list entitled Top Colleges in Pennsylvania: Shaping the Next Generation, highlights the post-secondary institutions in Pennsylvania that produced the most education graduates during the 2012 school year. Continue reading

Duquesne Called One of the Most Efficient National Universities by U.S. News

Duquesne University is one of the most efficiently operated top-tier ranked universities, according to a new listing issued by U.S. News.

It is the only institution in Pennsylvania and the only Catholic school included on this list of the top 20 national universities.

“I am not surprised that Duquesne University is included in this small list of efficiently operated top-tier universities,” said Paul-James Cukanna, associate provost for enrollment management. “Since his arrival in 2001, President Charles Dougherty has worked with his management team to implement best practices for both the financial and strategic management of this institution. Continue reading

U.S. News’ Recognizes Nursing School, University Online Programs

Duquesne University and its School of Nursing have been recognized by U.S. News and World Report in its 2013 Best Online Education Program Rankings.

The School of Nursing’s graduate offerings were ranked No. 7 in the Best Online Nursing Programs category for its graduate nursing offerings. The University overall was ranked No. 125 of 160 schools ranked in the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs list. Continue reading