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Class of 2021 is a record-setting one for Duquesne

Class of 2021 is a record-setting one for Duquesne

Raymond Arke | News Editor Another year, another record-setting group of students. This year’s incoming freshman class is expected to be among Duquesne’s largest classes ever, according to the most recent estimates from the university’s Enrollment Management Group (EMG). As of August 15, the Class of 2021 totals 1,569 students, beating previously large years of […]

College lifts SAT requirement

By Jill Power | The Duquesne Duke Applicants to the McAnulty College of Liberal Arts will no longer be required to submit their SAT scores for admission. This change is intended to encourage students to apply to the college despite having lower standardized test scores. “I think we all know there are students who are […]

Liberal arts makes SAT optional in positive move

Duke Staff The McAnulty College of Liberal Arts is lifting its requirement to submit SAT scores as part of their application for applying to Duquesne. But is making the countless nights of studying, preparing and nervously anticipating a test score, optional a good move for the University? The argument against SATs, has been in debate […]

SAT changes won’t affect college admissions

SAT changes won’t affect college admissions

By Brittney Jackson | The Duquesne Duke Recent changes to the format of the Scholastic Aptitude Test will better reflect classroom coursework, but not significantly impact college admissions. Starting in March 2016, the SAT will undergo eight major changes to assess knowledge that is more practical and useful in a college environment. Students will be […]

Class of 2017 surpasses ’16 as largest in history

By Adam Kelly | The Duquesne Duke This year’s incoming freshman class is the largest in Duquesne’s history, surpassing last year’s mark by 24 students. The class of 2017, which moved in on Tuesday, is estimated at over 1,550 students, according to Debbie Zugates, director of undergraduate admissions. The class of 2016 had 1,526 incoming […]