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Duquesne University Demographics & Diversity

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Duquesne University are mostly White with a small Black population. The school has very low racial diversity. 19% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Duquesne University students
Race Percent of Students
White 81%
Black 5%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 4%
Race Unknown 1%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Low

There are 75% more female students than male students enrolled at Duquesne University with a gender ratio of 64% women to 36% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Duquesne University has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Duquesne University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 36%
Women 64%
Enrollment by gender for Duquesne University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 3,368
Women 5,906

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Low

Duquesne University serves a low number of students outside of Pennsylvania, with 72 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Duquesne University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 72%
Out of State 27%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$61,274 per year

20% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
9,274
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 5.5%
Part time Undergrads 3.8%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=212106 IPEDS survey data for Duquesne University.

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