Duquesne University School of Law is a private Catholic university law school located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The School of Law was founded in 1911, and is the only multiple-division law school in western Pennsylvania. Located on the 47 acre Duquesne University campus, the law school is walking distance to Pittsburgh's downtown legal, corporate, and government communities. The School of Law currently boasts over 5,800 alumni practicing in every field of law, in all 50 states and several foreign countries.
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Duquesne Law School is considered a Somewhat Competitive law school, which accepts only 56% of its applicants. Comparatively, Duquesne is Higher than the average cost for law school.
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Early Decision 1 : 04/01
Early Decision 2 : N/A
Regular Decision : 05/01
Application Fee : $60
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Duquesne Law School is considered to have a Somewhat Favorable student to faculty ratio. The average class size for 1L sections is approximately Average compared to other law schools. Student diversity at Duquesne is Above Average.
The size of 1L sections affects the quality and consistency of teaching in law schools. Generally with smaller 1L section sizes, students receive more individualized attention. Duquesne University 1L section size is 10% larger than law schools in Pennsylvania and 9% larger than all Private law schools.
Deciding to attend law school requires a large financial investment with the goal of securing employment upon graduation. The Duquesne University class of 2012 had an employment rate of 82% with 1% pursuing an additional degree.
In 2012, 86.8%% of students reported their employment status 9-months after graduation.