Duquesne University is consistently recognized for academic excellence.

U.S. News & World Report ranks Duquesne:

  • No. 13 among national Catholic universities
  • No. 45 in the nation for Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs
  • Top 20 on the Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs for Veterans
  • Top 100 Popular Schools in the nation
  • Top among “America’s Best Colleges”
  • Top among “Best Online Bachelor’s Programs”

The Princeton Review lists Duquesne among the “Best 380 Colleges” — which profiles only 15 percent of America's 2,500 four-year colleges.

Forbes named Duquesne as one of “America’s Top Colleges” and listed among “Best Value Colleges” and “Best Value Private College”.

Duquesne is recognized as a Gold-Level Military Friendly School by Victory Media.

The Duquesne School of Nursing is recognized for Outstanding Achievements in Student Learning and Professional Development by the NLN as a Center of Excellence in Nursing Education.