Swanson School of Engineering University of Pittsburgh

Swanson School of Engineering University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
25%
75%
student ratio
917
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
March 1
fall application deadline
38%
acceptance rate
8 Departments and Programs
departments and programs

Departments & Programs


Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Engineering And Applied Sciences Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy (MD/PhD)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
      Master of Science in Bioengineering (MSBENG)
      Master of Science in Chemical Engineering (MS Ch E)
      Master of Science in Chemical Engineering/Master of Science in Petroleum Engineering (MS Ch E/MSPE)
      Master of Science in Civil and Environmental Engineering (MSCEE)
      Master of Science in Industrial Engineering (MSIE)
      Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (MSME)
      Master of Science in Nuclear Engineering (MSNE)
      Master of Science in Petroleum Engineering (MSPE)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 250
    • Doctoral Degrees 63
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • 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
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required, Thesis Required and final oral exams
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

38% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 2,645
    • Accepted 1,025
    • Acceptance Rate 38
    • Enrolled 270
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline March 1st March 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline July 1st July 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesminimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's Degreesminimum GPA of 3.0
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students917
    • Female Percentage25%
    • Male Percentage75%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students917
    • Part-time Percentage21%
    • Full-time Percentage79%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian32%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian4%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown or International Student57%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty172
    • Full-time Percentage76%
    • Part-time Percentage24%
    • Female Percentage15%
    • Male Percentage85%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchArtificial organs, biotechnology, signal processing, construction management, fluid dynamics
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$82,003,000

Location & Contact

Swanson School of Engineering

University of Pittsburgh

4200 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
United States

Dr. Gerald Holder

Dean

Phone: 412-624-9809
Fax: 412-624-0412
Email: holder@engr.pitt.edu

Rama Bazaz

Director

Phone: 412-624-9800
Fax: 412-624-9808
Email: ssoeadm@pitt.edu


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