University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus

Pittsburgh, PA, USA
4.07 Average Rating

Founded in 1787 as the Pittsburgh academy, the University of Pittsburgh is a 4-year state-related research institution. Pitt is composed of 16 colleges and universities granting undergraduate degrees in numerous academic majors and minors. The Pitt campus centers around the 535-foot Cathedral of Learning, the tallest educational building in the western hemisphere and the second largest in the world. As an historical university, Pitt is renowned as the site where Dr. Jonas Salk discovered the polio vaccine in 1955.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Major city
In-State Students
62%
Out-Of-State Students
34%
0
100
59%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 31
0
36

Key Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
28,673
Total Number of Undergrads
19,330
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
65%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
83%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
14:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$24,040
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$19,080
Out-of-State Tuition
$32,052
0
100
52%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
52%
Average Aid Per Year
$11,740
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
48%
52%
Student Organizations
617
Size of Town
Major city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Pittsburgh
Philadelphia
New York
Washington
San Francisco
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
50%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$53,900
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What Students Are Saying

4.07 Average Rating
Settled in the middle of Pittsburgh, students learn in one of the best, most interesting, and understated cities in the country. Pitt has it all with beautiful academic buildings, an abundance of interesting classes, and sports teams unifying the student body. Pitt is a wonderful school, which educates its students both inside and outside the classroom.
Debra from Harrington Park, NJ
The University of Pittsburgh is fabulous. It's located in a beautiful city that has much to offer to students. As far as a great college experience goes, University of Pittsburgh has it all.
Paige from Batavia, IL

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