University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus: Ranking & Review

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Pittsburgh Rank United States Rank World Rank
2 52 81
Top 1%

University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate60%60%60%
Applicants27,67912,79114,888
Admissions16,5287,6218,907
Enrolled undergraduates4,0191,9062,113
Enrolled total (including graduate students)28,64213,48215,160

1,675 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

342 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $45. Application fee for graduates - $50.

Secondary school GPARecommended
Secondary school rankConsidered but not required
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores3,117
Percent of students submitting SAT scores78%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
660
Math
669

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores2,001
Percent of students submitting ACT scores50%
ACT Composite
29
ACT English
29
ACT Math
28

University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $33,250 $44,812
Off-campus $33,250 $44,812
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $10,950 and other expenses per full academic year.

University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 7,831 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $18,130 $29,692
Fees for full-time undergraduates $950 $950
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $755 $1,237
Tuition for Full-time graduates $22,290 $36,980
Fees for full-time graduates $850 $850
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $898 $1,512

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Health Professions and Related Programs 93 612 500 531 1,736
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 65 602 396 5 1,068
Engineering 68 675 250 63 1,056
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 5 484 75 81 645
Social Sciences 26 410 64 23 523
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 6 240 182 17 445
Psychology 370 42 15 427
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 14 47 351 5 417
English Language and Literature & Letters 109 261 20 11 401
Education 46 259 83 388
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 225 91 316
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 198 12 2 212
Physical Sciences 151 16 38 205
Legal Professions and Studies 13 27 139 179
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 63 83 16 12 174
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 103 50 153
Mathematics and Statistics 102 8 22 132
Visual and Performing Arts 104 9 13 126
History 86 5 8 99
Library Science 58 2 60
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 7 46 53
Philosophy and Religious Studies 2 29 5 36
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 13 13
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields
Grand Total9844,5272,2801,0738,864

A total of 5,511 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus.

At the master's and doctor's level 3,353 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate82%80%85%
  • Full-time retention rate - 93%
  • Part-time retention rate - 67%

General info

Founded1787
MottoVeritas et Virtus
Truth and Virtue
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Mission StatementThe University of Pittsburgh, founded in 1787, is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. As one of the nation's distinguished comprehensive universities, the resources of the University constitute an invaluable asset for the intellectual, economic, and social enrichment of Pennsylvania, while the international prestige of the University enhances the image of Pennsylvania throughout the world. The University's mission is to: Provide high-quality undergraduate programs in the arts and sciences and professional fields, with emphasis upon those of special benefit to the citizens of Pennsylvania. Offer superior graduate programs in the arts and sciences and the professions that respond to the needs of Pennsylvania, as well as to the broader needs of the nation and the world. Engage in research, artistic, and scholarly activities that advance learning through the extension of the frontiers of knowledge and creative endeavor. Cooperate with industrial and governmental institutions to transfer knowledge in science, technology, and health care. Offer continuing education programs adapted to the personal enrichment, professional upgrading, and career advancement interests and needs of adult Pennsylvanians. Make available to local communities and public agencies the expertise of the University in ways that are consistent with the primary teaching and research functions and contribute to social, intellectual, and economic development in the Commonwealth, the nation, and the world. The trustees, faculty, staff, students, and administration of the University are dedicated to accomplishing this mission, to which they pledge their individual and collective efforts, determined that the University shall continue to be counted among the prominent institutions of higher education throughout the world.
Colorsblue, gold
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff12,224
Instructional FTE4,325
Research FTE805
Public Service FTE54
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.pitt.edu
Address4200 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15260
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population250,000 - 500,000
Phone4126244141

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