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University of Pittsburgh

Graduate School of Public and International Affairs

Pittsburgh, PA

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Overview

University of Pittsburgh / Graduate School of Public and International Affairs is located in Pittsburgh, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) International development
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) International affairs

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 154
Doctoral Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test or GMAT
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

544
Applied
439
Accepted
163
Enrolled
81%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st January 15th Yes
Spring deadline November 1st August 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Resume, personal essay, two letters of recommendation, transcripts
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test or GMAT
Doctoral Degree Requirements Personal essay, research proposal essay, two letters of recommendation, transcripts, resume

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

418
Total Graduate Students
18%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.35%
Black or African American 6.22%
White or Caucasian 60%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 1.67%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0.48%
Unknown 9.33%

Gender

Male (39%)
Female (60%)

Faculty

43
Total faculty
Full-time - 33
Part-time - 10
Male (27)
Female (16)

Research

Focus of faculty research: International Development International Affairs Public Administration Public Management Nonprofit Management
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
751,682

Location & Contact

Address 3601 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
Pittsburgh, PA  15260
United States
Contact Dr. John Keeler
Dean
Email: gspia@pitt.edu
Phone: 412-648-7605
Fax: 412-648-7601

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