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University of Pittsburgh

School of Medicine

Pittsburgh, PA

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University of Pittsburgh

Overview

University of Pittsburgh / School of Medicine is located in Pittsburgh, PA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Certificate)
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Medicine (MD)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 47
Doctoral Degrees 204
Other Advanced Degrees 23

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General and Subject Tests (for PhD); MCAT (for MD)
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

7,535
Applied
725
Accepted
334
Enrolled
10%

Applying

Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General and Subject Tests (for PhD); MCAT (for MD)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum QPA of 3.2 (for PhD); undergraduate degree including at least one year of post secondary education in the United States or Canada (for MD)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership

Student Body

1,026
Total Graduate Students
9%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
90%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.78%
Black or African American 7.41%
White or Caucasian 53%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 16.28%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.12%
Unknown 6.53%

Gender

Male (46%)
Female (53%)

Faculty

3,400
Total faculty
Full-time - 3,250
Part-time - 150
Male (2,179)
Female (1,221)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Biomedical informatics; computational biology; systems biology; pharmacology; genetics; cell biology and physiology; pathology; clinical/translational science; medical education; microbiology and immunology; developmental biology; molecular biophysics; structural biology; neurobiology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
512,559,000

Location & Contact

Address S520 Scaife Hall
3550 Terrace Street
Pittsburgh, PA  15261
United States
Contact Dr. Ann Thompson
Vice Dean
Email: upsom@medschool.pitt.edu
Phone: 412-648-9000