Your future is bright.
Ask any graduating Duquesne senior how they feel about the next step in their lives
and you'll hear the same answer: "prepared." You can count on faculty and staff helping
to make sure you gain confidence handling challenges, impressive experience and powerful networks you need to get a running start on a meaningful career and
life of personal achievement.
Your outcomes will be powered by experience. You will have access to to internships close to campus and around the region, to research with professors expanding the horizons of their fields, and to locations around the world to study abroad.
You will join a community of people whose achievements show what the power of a Duquesne education makes possible.
Duquesne graduates pursue careers with global business and start their own ventures. They attend some of the finest graduate schools and pursue service and volunteerism. How will you discover pathways to your great outcomes?
94% of recent graduates report their work after Duquesne is directly related to their major.
By the Numbers
The most recent outcomes data for Duquesne graduates responding to the University's outcomes survey.
91%Career Outcomes Rate
Individuals reported being employed, continuing education, completing volunteer service, or serving in the military.
75%had one or more internships
Students have an average of 3 internship experiences.
70%stay in PA
Whether attending graduate school or finding work, our region provides opportunity.
DUQUESNE GRADUATES ARE SOUGHT BY EMPLOYERS AND GRADUATE SCHOOLS
Experiences, networks, results
Learning together with the Duquesne network will let you gather experience that will lead to great outcomes.
Dig a little deeper into Duquesne Undergraduate Outcomes
Average Starting Salaries
- Average salary: $62,685
- Median salary: $57,000
- Average signing bonus: $4,994
- Median signing bonus: $5,000
Average Salary by School
- Liberal Arts: $55,086
- Business: $60,230
- Education: $41,904
- Health Sciences: $67,134
- Music: $43,250
- Nursing: $65,870
- Pharmacy: $81,096
- Sciences: $44,567
Job Functions and Industries
Most Common Job Functions
- Healthcare Services—40%
- Lab Work/Science—2%
- Data & Analytics—2%
Breakdown by Industry
- K-12 Education—10%
- Higher Education—6%
- Financial Services—3%
Where are they working?
Mid-Atlantic (MD, VA, WV, DE, DC)—8%
Northeast (ME, VT, NY, NH, CT, MA, NJ, RI)—6%
Midwest (WI, MO, KS, IA, MN, NE, MI, OH, IN, ND, SD, IL)—6%
South (NC, SC, KY, TN, GA, FL, AL, AR, LA, MS)—4%
West (CA, HI, WA, OR, AK, MT, ID, UT, NV, WY)—2%
Southwest (CO, AZ, TX, OK, NM)—2%
Outside the U.S.—2%