917
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

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

Departments & Programs

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science in Civil and Environmental Engineering (MSCEE)
Master of Science in Nuclear Engineering (MSNE)
Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy (MD/PhD)
Master of Science in Petroleum Engineering (MSPE)
Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (MSME)
Master of Science in Industrial Engineering (MSIE)
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science in Chemical Engineering (MS Ch E)
Master of Science in Bioengineering (MSBENG)
Master of Science in Chemical Engineering/Master of Science in Petroleum Engineering (MS Ch E/MSPE)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 250
Doctoral Degrees 63

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Final oral exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,645
Applied
1,025
Accepted
270
Enrolled
39%

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 March 1st March 1st Yes
Spring deadline July 1st July 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

917
Total Graduate Students
21%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
78%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.84%
Black or African American 2.18%
White or Caucasian 31%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.11%
Asian 4.47%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.11%
Two or more races 1.96%
Unknown 1.2%

Gender

Male (75%)
Female (24%)

Faculty

172
Total faculty
Full-time (130)
Part-time (42)
Male (147)
Female (25)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Artificial organs, biotechnology, signal processing, construction management, fluid dynamics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
82,003,000

Location & Contact

Address 4200 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15260
United States
Contact Dr. Gerald D. Holder
Dean
Email: holder@engr.pitt.edu
Phone: 412-624-9809
Fax: 412-624-0412