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  • AVG. GMAT SCORE
    550
  • Program Cost
    $51,039
    $ $ $ $ $
Contact Information
600 Forbes Avenue
704 Rockwell Hall
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania PA, United States
Website

The Donahue Graduate School of Business at Duquesne University prepares leaders to transform organizations, communities and the world. The full-time MBA focuses on managing financial, social, environmental and informational resources through rigorous core courses, live problem solving with multinational companies, a consulting practicum and fieldwork abroad. The part-time MBA offers convenient evening and on-line courses and a choice of concentrations and industry specializations.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    61%
  • Selectivity
    84%
  • Job Offers
    75%

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About Duquesne University

Admissions: Can I get in?

3.25 GPA of All Applicants 3.3 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 36
  • Median 17
  • Middle 80% 20 to 17
Admissions Selectivity
84% Donahue Graduate School of Business 46% Average Across All Schools

550 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
65% 520
69% 550
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 61
84% 84.0
61% 61.0
Female
51% 51
International
23% 23
Re-Applicants
3% 3
100% 100
Wait-listed
100% 0
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • International Business
  • Other Science
  • Marketing
  • Accepted
  • International Business
  • Other Science
  • Marketing
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • Duquesne University
  • Washington & Jefferson College
  • Ohio University
  • American University
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
  • Interviews Moderately Important
  • Recommendations Important
  • Application Essay Important
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • Peace Corps
  • Accenture
  • Deloitte
  • Heinz
  • U.S. Government
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
0% 0
0% 0
710 to 739
0% 0
0% 0
680 to 709
0% 0
0% 0
650 to 679
2% 2
3% 3
620 to 649
5% 5
6% 6
590 to 619
17% 17
22% 22
560 to 589
12% 12
13% 13
530 to 559
24% 24
31% 31
500 to 529
7% 7
9% 9
Under 500
32% 32
16% 16
English Language Requirements
577 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test

Careers: Will I find a job?

Idea Foundry 2
Top Employer
  • Innovesca 1
  • Mine Safety Appliance 1
  • CSS Consulting 1
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
75% Donahue Graduate School of Business 83% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
29% 29
61% 60.97325153374234
29% Receive Offers
25% 25
56% 55.69710982658959
25% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
46% 46
22% 21.9117610062893
46% Receive Offers
32% 32
25% 25.424767441860464
32% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
3% 3.0
0%
11% 11.25
97% Graduates seeking full-time employment
3% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • Idea Foundry 2
  • Innovesca 1
  • Mine Safety Appliance 1
  • CSS Consulting 1
  • Net Serve 365 1
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Top Companies with Interns / Hired
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks
  • Percentage of internships that are paid
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $51,039
  • Budget $18,000
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $51,039
  • Budget $18,000
0 Full Tuition Scholarships
$13,048 Average Scholarship Amount 94% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
100% 100
94% 94
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • Academic Merit
Loans
  • Loan guarantee policy Only to domestic students
  • Max loan guarantee per year $27,500
  • Average post-graduation debt
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
31 Donahue Graduate School of Business 43 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Experiential learning
25% 25
Case study
20% 20
Other
20% 20
Top Areas of Study
  • Consulting
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • General Management
  • Supply Chain Management
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Sustainability
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
  • Information Systems
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/JD (Law)
  • MBA/MA (Arts)
  • MBA/MHSA (Health Services Administration)
  • MBA/MS (Science)
  • MBA/MSIM (Information Management)
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students are required to complete international experience
  • Students must write a complete business plan
  • Students must complete a company-specific project and present results to relevant parties
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
  • Other
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 12
  • Distance learning No
Technology Improvements
  • Installed Collaborative Classroom with 70" monitor, 6 wall mounted flat panel student monitors and 2 custom mobile AV cart. Installed AV equipment rack, resident computer, DVD/VCR combo units, switching and control equipment, LCD projectors, electric screens, & Smart Boards in 15 classrooms. Added 10 Bloomberg terminals to the Investment Center

Students: Who are my classmates?

13% Married Students 16% International Students
65% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
88% 88
African American
12% 12
Asian American
0% 0
Student Citizenship
North America
84% 84
Asia
10% 10
Europe Free Trade Zone
3% 3
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Environment/Sustainability
  • Other
Active Networking Clubs
  • Women students
  • Other

Alumni: How strong is my network?

4,458 Living MBA Alumni
4% Participating in gift donations No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.