Duquesne University is one of the one hundred nine private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Pennsylvania. The campus is located in an urban area, in Pittsburgh.
According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 9,190 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 1,562 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 1,343 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 86%). Every year 80% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.