59%

Acceptance Rate

$11,740

Avg.Financial Aid

008815

FAFSA Code

About University of Pittsburgh

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

28,673

Website

www.pitt.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

MSCHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus is a state-related research university which is located in Pittsburgh, PA. University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus occupies a total area of about 132 acres. The foundation of University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus was laid down in the year 1787. The motto of the University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus is Veritas et Virtus (Latin) and its official colors are pitt royal and pitt gold. Out of total 28,391[b] students enrolled at UPPC, 23,385 belong to undergraduate courses while 9,301 are postgraduate students. To teach various courses to the students, the school has employed a total of 5,240[a] faculty. At University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus, around 96% of the students are 24 and under. And, when it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 54% of the students are females and 46% are males. Finally, at UPPC around 70% are white, 10% are Asian, and 5% are Black or African American. The college has produced several notable alumni including Jenna Morasca (Wrestler, Model), Mark Cuban (Businessperson, Television producer), Gene Kelly (Television producer, Film Producer), and Andrew W. Mellon (Politician, Banker) in its 233 years of existence. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and, hence encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Students taking admission here will notice that the university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. A total of 732 programs are currently offered by the varsity to the students. It includes both the residential as well as online programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by CAHIIM (Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education), ABA (American Bar Association), ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.), and ACEND (Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics). University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus has around $4 billion (2019) in endowment.

Location & Contact

Address

4200 Fifth Avenue

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 4126244141
Fax:
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Rankings

As long as US universities are concerned, the rankings which are provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere. The ranking of universities by Forbes is done keeping in mind common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others. Moreover, Forbes has placed University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus at the 144th position among other national universities.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

59%

SAT Range

1270 - 1430

ACT Range

28 - 33

Application Fee

$55

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Recommended

Accept Common App

None

Admission to the university is easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus has 3 admission thresholds. Candidates are required to fill the form and submit a fee of $55, as part of the admission process at UPPC. As per the past trends, the SAT score of a student must lie in the range of 1260-1440 to improve her chances. Notably, students securing ACT score less than 28 might also given admission but the average ACT score at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus is 30. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at 4200 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260. They can also call them at (412) 624-4141.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$24,040

Average Annual Cost

$18,130

Books And Supplies

$752

Other Fees

$950

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$11,050

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,621

Total One Year Cost

$33,503

Before applying to UPPC, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $41,705. For students seeking financial assistance, the university offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

14:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

93%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

43%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$27,394

Faculty Overview

54%

Male Professors

46%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Psychology, General

377 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

310 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

229 Graduates

Biology, General

227 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

212 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

203 Graduates

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Prof...

197 Graduates

Neurobiology and Neurosciences

191 Graduates

Marketing

181 Graduates

Economics

175 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

168 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

167 Graduates

Area Studies

165 Graduates

Computer Science

155 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

153 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

139 Graduates

Chemical Engineering

136 Graduates

Political Science and Government

136 Graduates

Literature

115 Graduates

History

114 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

107 Graduates

Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences,...

92 Graduates

Biological and Physical Sciences

91 Graduates

Information Science/Studies

89 Graduates

Industrial Engineering

81 Graduates

Sociology

80 Graduates

Anthropology

79 Graduates

Biomedical/Medical Engineering

79 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

77 Graduates

Civil Engineering

74 Graduates

Human Resources Management and Serv...

69 Graduates

Computer Engineering

68 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

67 Graduates

Health Professions and Related Clin...

67 Graduates

Communication Disorders Sciences an...

66 Graduates

Chemistry

64 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

62 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

55 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

52 Graduates

Applied Mathematics

50 Graduates

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Ps...

49 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

47 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

46 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

46 Graduates

Mathematics

45 Graduates

Philosophy

42 Graduates

Social Work

42 Graduates

Microbiological Sciences and Immuno...

39 Graduates

Nuclear Engineering

38 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

37 Graduates

International Business

37 Graduates

Dental Support Services and Allied...

36 Graduates

Urban Studies/Affairs

33 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

27 Graduates

Social Sciences, General

27 Graduates

Geography and Cartography

26 Graduates

East Asian Languages, Literatures,...

25 Graduates

Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Se...

22 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

22 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

20 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

20 Graduates

Physics

19 Graduates

Public Administration

19 Graduates

Mathematics and Statistics, Other

17 Graduates

Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

16 Graduates

Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Lan...

16 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

15 Graduates

Non-Professional General Legal Stud...

15 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

15 Graduates

Engineering, Other

14 Graduates

Materials Engineering

12 Graduates

Medieval and Renaissance Studies

12 Graduates

Statistics

12 Graduates

Social Sciences, Other

11 Graduates

Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and...

10 Graduates

Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, an...

10 Graduates

Physical Sciences

9 Graduates

Engineering, General

7 Graduates

Homeland Security

7 Graduates

Mining and Mineral Engineering

7 Graduates

Music

7 Graduates

Classics and Classical Languages, L...

6 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences a...

6 Graduates

Engineering Science

6 Graduates

Slavic, Baltic and Albanian Languag...

5 Graduates

Entrepreneurial and Small Business...

3 Graduates

Environmental/Environmental Health...

2 Graduates

Systems Engineering

2 Graduates

Sustainability Studies

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

19,330

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

16%

Full-time

95%

Part-time

5%

Students Gender

Male

48%

US National: 44%

Female

52%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

71% White

1% Unknown

5% Black

4% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

5% Non Resident alien

10% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

35%

Out Of State

60%

In State

5%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$58,452 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

43%

Averege Housing Cost

$6,400/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,650/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,650/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Panthers

School Colors

blue and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Atlantic Coast Conference

Total Male Athletes

273

Total Female Athletes

207

Intramural Sports

15

Sports Club

92

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Wrestling

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by UPPC. At UPPC, $11,250 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. The average meal plan at UPPC costs around $4,650 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. The university considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At UPPC, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The number of female and male students at the university are 46% and 54%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$39,500/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$53,900/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$18,500

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$192 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

52%

Average Aid Per Year

$11,740

Students Receiving Federal Grants

15%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,852

Students Receiving State Aid

14%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,547

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

41%

Average Aid Per Year

$11,934

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$12,159

$30K - $48K

$10,733

$48K - $75K

$6,688

$75K - $110K

$3,017

> $110K

$1,399

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$3,691,213

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$29,977,784

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at UPPC to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. The average financial aid at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus is around $12,717 and the federal grant is $4,803. The students at the university are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $3,453, while the institutional aid is $12,717. The need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus amount to $3,691,213 per annum. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded in a year total $29,977,784.

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