19,326
Students
Financial aid thermometer
12,192
Avg. Financial Aid
Very Selective
Admission Difficulty
59
59%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of Pittsburgh is a University institution located in Pittsburgh, PA, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 4227 Fifth Avenue, First Floor, Alumni Hall
Pittsburgh, PA  15260
United States
Contact Marc L. Harding
Chief Enrollment Officer
Email: oafa@pitt.edu
Phone: 412-624-7488
Fax: 412-648-8815

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, And Group Studies Related Checkmark
German Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Bioinformatics Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Ecology Checkmark
Ecology And Evolutionary Biology Checkmark
Microbiology Checkmark
Molecular Biology Checkmark
Neuroscience Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
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Finance Checkmark
Human Resources Management And Services Related Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Logistics, Materials, And Supply Chain Management Checkmark
Management Information Systems And Services Related Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer Science Checkmark
Information Science/studies Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
Chemical Engineering Checkmark
Civil Engineering Checkmark
Computer Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Physics/applied Physics Checkmark
Engineering Science Checkmark
Environmental/environmental Health Engineering Checkmark
Industrial Engineering Checkmark
Materials Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Creative Writing Checkmark
English Literature (British And Commonwealth) Checkmark
Rhetoric And Composition Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Chinese Checkmark
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
French Checkmark
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Italian Checkmark
Japanese Checkmark
Linguistics Checkmark
Polish Checkmark
Russian Checkmark
Slavic Languages Checkmark
Spanish Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Audiology And Speech-language Pathology Checkmark
Dental Hygiene Checkmark
Dietetics Checkmark
Health Information/medical Records Administration Checkmark
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Pharmaceutical Sciences Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
Rehabilitation Science Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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History And Philosophy Of Science And Technology Checkmark
Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Mathematical Biology Checkmark
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Mathematics And Statistics Related Checkmark
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Statistics Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Biological And Physical Sciences Checkmark
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Geological And Earth Sciences/geosciences Related Checkmark
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Corrections Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Urban Studies/affairs Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Film/cinema/video Studies Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

27,679
Applied
16,528
Accepted
19,326
Enrolled
60%
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Female Admissions

14,888
Females Applied
8,907
Females Accepted
60%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

12,791
Males Applied
7,621
Males Accepted
60%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

45
Application Fee
4.14
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Recommended Essay
Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 660 620 700
SAT Math 670 620 718
ACT Composite 29 27 32

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

18,130
In-state
31,102
Out-of-state
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Fees

950
Full-time student fees
11,050
Room & board
6,400
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

12,192
Avg. Financial Aid Package
12,960
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,718
Avg. Loan Aid
11,092
Avg. Grant Aid
9,771
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
96% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
53%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
13%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

19,326
Total undergrad students
4%
International Students
28%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.69%
Black or African American 5.1%
White or Caucasian 71.76%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.07%
Asian 9.98%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.04%
Two or more races 4.13%
Other 1.11%

Gender

Male (48.54%)
Female (51.46%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Cooperative housing
Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 43%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming Laser and Fireworks Show, Fall Fest and Bigelow Bash

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Resident Student Association, Black Action Society, Pitt Program Council, Interfraternity Council and Panhellenic Association

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
on-call van transportation

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Crew Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark Division 1A Checkmark
Golf Checkmark No No
Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rowing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball No No No
Squash Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Triathlon Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Crew Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark No No
Gymnastics Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rowing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Squash Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Triathlon Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No

Faculty

2,339
Total Faculty
14:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 1,791
Part-time - 548
Male - 1,273
Female - 1,066