Take classes this summer

A rich selection of courses and special pricing are offered each summer to help you get ahead, catch up, or focus on a single subject. Current students can work with their Success Coaches to select classes to take this summer. Newly admitted students can take advantage of a special opportunity to get a head start on earning credits and exploring campus before the fall semester.

At Duquesne, our tuition for summer courses is reduced, and students enjoy complimentary on-campus housing with the purchase of a meal plan.

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Experience Duquesne this Summer

We have something for everyone!

Learn more about summer opportunities for current students, new students, high school students and visiting students.

Summer Opportunities

Summer Programs

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Get ahead, catch up, or take a class for enjoyment... 

Work with your advisor to schedule your classes! More than 600 courses, including: Psychology, College Algebra, Business Law and more! And while you're taking classes, live on campus and just pay for a meal plan!

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New campus, new classes, new adventures - plus special summer savings

Welcome to Duquesne! We're excited to offer new first-year and transfer students the opportunity to start your Duquesne experience early with complimentary housing and a special tuition rate.

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Looking to earn your paralegal certification the fastest way possible?

Apply for the Thomas R. Kline School of Law of Duquesne University Paralegal Institute Daytime Summer Intensive. All classes are online, and students can complete the Certificate in General Practice in only 11 weeks.

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Visiting students (students from other universities) and members of the community seeking to take a course are welcome at Duquesne! Take courses to transfer to your home university, as a prerequisite, for personal enrichment, or a topic of interest that may help you accomplish your career or personal goals.

How to Enroll

For more information or assistance, please contact the Summer Sessions Office or call (800) 283-3853.

Duquesne's Dual Enrollment program is an exciting opportunity for high school juniors and seniors to take University courses at Duquesne - at special, reduced tuition rates - and earn up to 30 college credits. It's a great way to prepare for success in college, focus on a class, push yourself academically and learn with college students.

Additional opportunities this summer

STEM Summer Camp - A five day learning experience on campus for high school students to learn more about various environmental and cultural factors impacting our community.

Pharmacy Exploration Day - Participate in a variety of hands-on activities similar to what our student pharmacists do, and, as a bonus, they'll be your leaders throughout the day.

High School Music Camps - Camps include music technology, jazz and a vocal workshops. In addition to improving their music skills and knowledge, students will also have an immersive experience of life on campus.
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