Duquesne University School of Law

1.04 Residency Requirement

Students must earn three (3) residency credits in order to graduate.  A full-time student is awarded .5 residency credits for each semester that the student takes at least ten (10), but not more than eighteen (18), credits. A part-time student, whether in the evening division or the part-time day division, is awarded .375 residency credits for a semester, provided he or she takes at least eight (8), but not more than thirteen (13), credits. Students who transfer to the Law School must earn a minimum of two (2) residency credits.  A student who takes six (6) summer session credits shall earn one-fourth (.25) of a residency credit.  All students, regardless of Division, are required to complete their final year of study in residence at the School of Law.