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Duquesne University is a private co-educational Catholic university located in the heart of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

The university was established in 1878, as Pittsburg Catholic College of the Holy Spirit, by the members of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit, the Spiritans.

By 1911, the college became a full-fledged university and chartered as Duquesne University of the Holy Ghost. Today, it has emerged as a top-ten Catholic university in the nation with internationally recognized academic programs.

The university confers baccalaureate, professional, master's, and doctoral-level programs in its 11 academic colleges and schools - the McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts, Bayer School of Natural & Environmental Sciences, School of Law, Mylan School of Pharmacy, School of Nursing, School of Education, Mary Pappert School of Music, Rangos School of Health Sciences, School of Leadership and Professional Advancement, A.J. Palumbo School of Business Administration, and the John F. Donahue Graduate School of Business.

The Cyril H. Wecht Institute of Forensic Science and Law offers multidisciplinary degree and non-degree courses in forensic sciences.

In addition, the university provides special programs such as the Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Medical Program, Pre-Health Professions Program, and Military Science and Leadership through the Army ROTC. The Capital Region Campus is home to accelerated bachelor's and master's degrees, development and training, and certificate programs, with prime focus on adult learning.

Spread over a 43-acre plot, the beautifully self-contained campus has been listed as one of the safest campuses in the nation by USA Today.

The Gumberg Library serves as a valuable information source for students, faculty, and the staff.

The university’s Tamburitzans, the nation’s longest-running multicultural song and dance company, aims at performing and preserving music, songs, and dances of Eastern Europe and neighboring folk cultures.

The Vincentian Academy - Duquesne University, is a college-preparatory high school, on a 67-acre campus in McCandless Township just north of Pittsburgh.

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