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Duquesne University of the Holy Spirit is a private Catholic university in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. …

Duquesne University of the Holy Spirit is a private Catholic university in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States.
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  • 1.  Rankings & Reviews: It’s useful for you to know the academic ability of Duquesne students What makes DU Unique? If you know the Unique selling points, you can identify whether a student is the “Right Fit” or not. It is not about selling Duquesne to all students – it’s about finding the “Right Fit” students. What is a Liberal Arts Education? Undergraduate Programs: - The Application Process - The Holistic Aspect - SAT/TOEFL - Costs & Scholarships Graduate Programs Popular ones listed with pertinent info
  • 2.  Ranked 120 out of 1400 – US News & World Report Among the top 12 Catholic Schools in the US Duquesne University is one of the US’s best universities for Undergraduate education – Princeton Review 2011 “An A+ school for B grade students” (US News & World Report, 2011) Duquesne’s students graduate with anaverage GPA of 3.6 (grade A/A-)
  • 3. What makes Duquesne University unique? Unique, picturesque, safe, comfortable, city campus Pittsburgh is a Global yet Local city (see WOW Video) Diversity and student population-over 10,000 students, 500 international Focused on the Individual: 1. You’re not just a number: small classes facilitating interaction, attention and discussion 2. Holistic: A Liberal Arts Education…
  • 4. Liberal Arts Education - What does this mean? - You need 120 credits to graduate - 33 of these credits are Core Courses:- 21 Credit hours of Discipline Specific courses (Sciences, Maths, English…)- 12 Credit hours of Thematic Based courses (Creative Arts, Faith & Reason, Global Diversity, Social Justice)
  • 5. (most popular with International students) Business – AACSB accredited since 1962 Natural Sciences ◦ Ranked # 16 among small research Universities (Chronicle of Higher Ed) ◦ Binary Engineering: full credits transfer to Case Western or University of Pittsburgh after initial 3 years of study Pharmacy ◦ Most respected school of pharmacy in the US ◦ 100% job/grad program placement ◦ Starting salaries range from $75K to $100K Liberal Arts ◦ International Relations, Communications, Political Science…
  • 6. ...Programs Nursing ◦ Named “Center of Excellence” (US National League of Nursing) ◦ Full accreditation by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing Health Sciences: Physical Therapy, Occupational TherapyRequirements of Undergraduate programs Grade B/ GPA 3.0 or equivalent Pharmacy program requires a Grade A
  • 7.  Application online or paper: http://www.duq.edu/international- admissions/undergrad-apply.cfm Transcripts from the last 3 – 4 years Personal Essay SAT’s if students have them 1-2 Recommendation letters Application fee of $50 For Pharm D and Athletic Training the deadline is December. For all other undergraduate applications, we work on a rolling admission. However, sooner is better!
  • 8.  For all applications, we look at the grades first: Is the student strong enough academically? (equivalent to a grade B or above) However, we place great importance on the kind of student who is applying: Have they done community work? Do they have other interests? Will they take a lead role at Duquesne? Since we’re a holistic university, we look for students with this perspective too This is especially important when reviewing for scholarships
  • 9.  At Duquesne, we are more interested in how a student has done in their own educational system than how well they do in the SAT’s. However, if a student has taken the SAT, we would like to see it The TOEFL is not required. All international students take an english test on their first day to determine how much english they need, if any.
  • 10. Cost of complete program Costs of a Business/Sciences major =$40,378 Includes - ◦ Tuition: $ 27,502 ◦ Room & Board: $9,476 ◦ Expenses & Health Insurance: $3,400Tuition Scholarships Libermann Scholarship: ranges from $4,000 to $14,000
  • 11.  10 different schools for Graduate study Most popular programs among International students ◦ Business ◦ Natural Sciences ◦ Pharmacy ◦ Liberal Arts Requirements ◦ TOEFL of no less than 90IBT and IELTS of 7.0 is required for all graduate programs
  • 12. AACSB Accredited – top business schoolPrograms: MBA MS-ISM MBA-MS SMBARequirements: 550 GMAT, work experience preferred, grade B or above students 15 years of study acceptable for top grade studentsMain point: TA/GA/RA available (tuition wavier)
  • 13. AACSB Accredited – top business schoolSMBA program (Sustainability MBA) 1 yr intense programRequirements: 550 GMAT, work experience preferred, grade B or above students 15 years of study acceptable for top grade studentsMain points Live consulting projects All applications having a GMAT score of 600 are reviewed for Scholarships
  • 14. Programs PhD Biology PhD Chemistry MS Biotech MS ESM Joint MBA/MS ESMRequirements GRE: Quantitative 700 preferredMain points PhD students: Research immediately Scholarships & TA/RA positions available
  • 15. Program Medicinal Chemistry  Pharmaceutics Pharmacy Administration  PharmacologyRequirements UG degree in Sciences  TOEFL=100 GRE=1000 (4.0 analytical  IBT/IELTS=7.0 writing)Main Points Top pharmacy school in the US Competitive, but if admitted, TA/RA positions available Future: PhD or Research/Teaching positions in industry/academia
  • 16.  Top Tier, Private, Catholic, holistic university, ranked120/1400 Grade A+ School for B students UG popular programs for International students: ◦ Business, Natural Sciences, Health Sciences, Pharmacy, Liberal Arts GR popular programs for Indian students: ◦ Business, Natural Sciences, Pharmacy, Liberal Arts Find students that are the Right Fit