Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 49.34
Liaison John Stolz
Submission Date March 5, 2021

STARS v2.2

Duquesne University
PA-8: Affordability and Access

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.70 / 4.00 Mary Kate Ranii
Program Administrator
Center for Environmental Research & Education (CERE)
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Percentage of need met, on average, for students who were awarded any need-based aid :
71

Percentage of students graduating without student loan debt:
42

Percentage of entering students that are low-income:
20

Graduation/success rate for low-income students:
70

A brief description of notable policies or programs to make the institution accessible and affordable to low-income students:

Duquesne University offers test-optional admission to reduce the costs for low-income students. Applicants do not need to take the SAT or ACT, which have associated fees and do not fairly predict the academic preparedness of all students, to apply to Duquesne University.


A brief description of notable policies or programs to support non-traditional students:

Duquesne University and the YMCA Duquesne University Child Development Center offers child care for children 6 weeks to 5 years of age. This service is available to all members of the Duquesne community; faculty, staff, and students. Financial assistance is available to those in need.

https://duq.edu/work-at-du/benefits/employee-benefits/other-benefits/campus-services/child-care-services


Estimated percentage of students that participate in or directly benefit from the institution’s policies and programs to support low-income and non-traditional students:
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Website URL where information about the institution’s accessibility and affordability initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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The above data is for undergraduate students at Duquesne University.

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