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University of Pittsburgh

School of Education

Pittsburgh, PA

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Overview

University of Pittsburgh / School of Education is located in Pittsburgh, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Education leadership
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Higher education management
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Early intervention
Doctor of Education (D Ed) Social and comparative analysis in education
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Social and comparative analysis in education
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Urban education
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Blindness/vision impairments/orientation and mobility
Doctor of Education (D Ed) Out-of-school learning
Doctor of Education (D Ed) Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (stem)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Applied developmental psychology
Doctor of Education (D Ed) Health and physical activity
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Language, literacy and culture
Doctor of Education (D Ed) Higher education management
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Learning sciences and policy
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Science education
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Exercise physiology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Mathematics education
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Education of students with mental & physical disabilities
Doctor of Education (D Ed) Education leadership

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 223
Doctoral Degrees 70
Other Advanced Degrees 57

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 Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE for PhD Programs
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

741
Applied
561
Accepted
329
Enrolled
76%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 14th Yes
Spring deadline November 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Specific requirements vary by program
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE for PhD Programs
Doctoral Degree Requirements Specific requirements vary by program
Additional Entrance Requirements Specific requirements vary by program

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

748
Total Graduate Students
10%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.28%
Black or African American 9.09%
White or Caucasian 69%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.54%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.13%
Two or more races 2.27%
Unknown 1.07%

Gender

Male (26%)
Female (73%)

Faculty

82
Total faculty
Full-time - 80
Part-time - 2
Male (26)
Female (56)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Equity Motivation and Engagement Urban Education Improvement Science Assessment
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
21,430,000

Location & Contact

Address 5900 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
230 South Bouquet Street
Pittsburgh, PA  15260
United States
Contact Dr. Valerie Kinloch
Ren?®e and Richard Goldman Dean
Email: vkinloch@pitt.edu
Phone: 412-648-1780
Fax: 412-648-1899

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