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Duquesne’s Accounting program, internationally-certified

Duquesne University’s Accounting program is now considered among the 52 internationally-certified Accounting programs in the world and one of 30 in the United States by the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA).

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College of Osteopathic Medicine at Duquesne University to open in 2023

Duquesne University’s goal to integrate curing with caring will soon be realised with the plan to open the College of Osteopathic Medicine on campus in time for the 2023 Fall semester. The accreditation process for osteopathic medical schools can take up to three years. Once established, the first batch of 75 students will become pioneers…

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Top 5 things you need to know about our US partner universities

Learn about the top 5 things you need to know about our US partner universities and share them with your students!

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Students get the benefits of a traditional American college experience at Duquesne and Nebraska

A recent study of student populations in US college cities has shown that Pittsburgh ranks second largest when it comes to the number of college students living and studying in the city with 95,436 students, and Lincoln is ranked the third largest, with 52,609 students.

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Navigating Pittsburgh’s public transport system

International students at Duquesne University can easily find their way around Pittsburgh by using the public transportation system run by the Port Authority of Allegheny County – by bus, train and tram.

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Duquesne honours 90 international student graduates

Duquesne University honoured 90 international students at the International Graduate Reception held 7 May for graduates, family and friends. The international students graduated from the university during the spring undergraduate and graduate commencement ceremonies on 10 May. They are part of Duquesne’s 1,390 undergraduate and graduate degree students from the class of 2019. According to…

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NJIT ranks #1 in animation, Duquesne #22 in nursing, UMBC #82 in computer science

Three of EduCo’s partner universities in the United States – New Jersey Institute of Technology, Duquesne University and University of Maryland, Baltimore County – have climbed up the ranking scales once again. New Jersey Institute of Technology NJIT was ranked #1 among New Jersey institutions offering animation programs and #28 nationally in the 2019 Animation…

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Biotech company executive talks about her experience at Duquesne University

“The time I spent at Duquesne University is still one of the best years of my life,” recalls Bindu Dendukuri, a Master of Science in Biotechnology 2013 graduate and now chief executive officer of ForU International Private Limited back in India. After completing her biotechnology degree, Bindu returned to her home country to take over…

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Centre for Career Development holds monthly activities to help students prepare for their future careers

International students can take advantage of the support services being rendered by Duquesne University’s Centre for Career Development, among which are regular activities to help students prepare for their future careers. Among the Centre’s monthly activities are: (1) workshops on resume writing and mock interviews; (2) Career Café forums on various topics that affect students…

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‘Twenty Dinners’: A values-based education in action at Duquesne University

Duquesne University, one of Pittsburgh’s three largest universities, has been living its values-based education in action and one of the ways by which the university does this is by holding “Twenty Dinners.” Twenty Dinners is an outreach program where Duquesne University’s lecturers and employees open their homes to international students for meals and conversation. “We’re…

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Pittsburgh: A welcoming, liveable city alive with professional opportunities for international students

Duquesne University is located in the heart of Pittsburgh which is the centre of economic and social activity in Pennsylvania, and international students can take advantage of the innumerable opportunities that are up for grabs in this iconic city that’s recognised for its liveability, welcoming atmosphere and professional opportunity. Pittsburgh has been cited by National…

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International Admissions Coordinator Megan Evangeliste: Opening the door to a lifetime of opportunities at Duquesne University

Megan Evangeliste’s interest in travel led her to a path that’s close to her heart: teaching and guiding international students. It was a path paved with opportunities to pursue her passion, and she did not leave any stone unturned as she lived each day with her goal in mind. “Throughout my time as a college…

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Nebraska, Duquesne open applications for Fall 2019 Honours Programs

International students who are planning to apply for University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s University Honours Programs have until 15 October this year to submit their application requirements for the Fall 2019 intake. “Students need to complete the general application with EduCo before completing the Honours application,” says University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s International Recruitment Specialist Brent Schmoker, “and should…

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Job prospects for graduates of Duquesne University rated “A”

Duquesne University, ranked #120 by the U.S. News and World Report 2018 out of thousands of universities in the United States, was rated “A” by Niche in terms of its overall value as an academic institution, course offerings, average salaries of graduates, alumni job rates, student loan debt and how much a degree obtained from…

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New programs offered in Fall 2018

Starting this Fall, Duquesne University (DU) will be offering new academic programs to students. These programs are highly-specialised in nature and cater to students with very specific interests in their choice of study. Major in International Security Studies The International Security Studies (ISS) program combines the disciplines of history, mathematics, computer science, political science, and…

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New pathway programs offered by NJIT, UMBC & DU

We are now offering graduate and undergraduate pathways through our partner institutions, namely New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT); University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC); and Duquesne University (DU). EduCo’s Senior Vice President for Global Recruitment and Marketing says, “International students have unique needs and face distinct challenges so it’s essential that we can support…

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Duquesne's business school off to an exciting 2018

Duquesne University’s Master of Science in Management and Master of Science in Sports Business programs made it to the U.S. News & World Report’s Top 100 “Best Online Graduate Business Programs” for 2018. These two online programs offered by the Palumbo-Donahue School of Business at Duquesne have only been running for three semesters, but they…

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Duquesne University rises anew in the U.S. News & World Report's Best Colleges rankings

For the tenth consecutive year, Duquesne University was ranked among the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges rankings. It rose by four spots to No.120 in the Best National Universities category, according to the newly-released 2018 edition of the list. The university also landed 12th among national Catholic institutions—up by two spots from last…

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