Duquesne University Rankings Based on Salary

  • Duquesne University ranks better than 50% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • Duquesne University ranks better than only 35% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at Duquesne University

We calculated a salary score for each of Duquesne University's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at Duquesne University to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is a weighted average of all of its program scores. Data is sourced from the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and was last updated in December 2020. It reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid.

Salary Scores for Duquesne Bachelor's Degrees

Duquesne ranks higher than 50% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 71% $27,000 $52,941 71%
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology 84% $27,000 $41,193 84%
Biology, General 24% $26,955 $25,194 24%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 87% $26,924 $52,707 87%
Business/Commerce, General 96% Not Reported $61,516 96%
Computer and Information Sciences, General 55% $26,950 $59,640 55%
Computer Science 43% $26,412 $64,493 43%
Computer Software and Media Applications 69% $26,970 $46,478 69%
English Language and Literature, General 61% $27,000 $31,133 61%
Finance and Financial Management Services 54% $26,332 $51,690 54%
Health and Medical Administrative Services 78% $27,000 $48,432 78%
History 68% $25,000 $33,993 68%
International Business 79% Not Reported $54,035 79%
Journalism 35% $26,499 $30,409 35%
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods 24% $27,000 $45,584 24%
Marketing 35% $26,281 $39,873 35%
Mathematics 55% $27,000 $47,260 55%
Music 13% $27,000 $19,749 13%
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration 78% Not Reported $46,673 78%
Political Science and Government 16% $25,000 $28,309 16%
Psychology, General 61% $25,000 $31,314 61%
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 34% $23,250 $35,772 34%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 34% $19,000 $61,006 34%
Sociology 93% $23,933 $40,467 93%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 46% $27,000 $35,416 46%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 67% $27,000 $39,153 67%

Salary Scores for Duquesne Master's Degrees

Duquesne ranks higher than 32% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 23% Not Reported $56,505 23%
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 48% $53,500 $93,923 48%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 40% $42,993 $65,238 40%
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 31% $49,250 $52,733 31%
Computer and Information Sciences, General 31% Not Reported $72,325 31%
Educational Administration and Supervision 48% Not Reported $55,964 48%
History 9% $41,000 $26,585 9%
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions 17% $61,651 $35,594 17%
Music 38% Not Reported $28,598 38%
Natural Resources Conservation and Research 34% $33,047 $46,087 34%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 20% $53,026 $81,433 20%
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 53% $33,095 $57,657 53%
Security Science and Technology 32% $20,500 $51,035 32%
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 27% $56,001 $40,641 27%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 9% Not Reported $36,848 9%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 21% Not Reported $42,682 21%

Salary Scores for Duquesne Doctoral Degrees

Duquesne ranks higher than 28% of colleges for doctorates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 14% $97,653 $55,286 14%
Law 36% $82,620 $57,318 36%
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration 20% $48,138 $106,845 20%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 45% Not Reported $112,923 45%
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 54% $72,519 $71,127 54%
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 38% Not Reported $59,124 38%

Duquesne University Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Calli 11/5/2019

Duquesne University of the Holy Spirit was the best institution for me to possible be able to attend for my undergraduate career. Residence Life made me feel like my concerns were met and my academic advisors and professors, along with tutoring services made me feel like I could achieve any goal that I set for myself. Professors were always willing to set up meeting to discuss papers who exams, and staff members were flexible and made sure that I knew they were there to help me.

Cassandra 6/29/2019

I enjoyed my time at Duquesne due to the quality of instruction provided, location of the campus, and opportunities provided to me. Duquesne allowed me to grow as a future educator and professors were always available and encouraging. The small class sizes were beneficial to me and my future career. You get the feel of being in the city but are also secluded while on campus. Since the campus is smaller, everything is close by and walks to class are not time-consuming. Duquesne prepared me for my career and... Read More