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COLLEGE PROFILE

University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
Summer SessionOffered
General Catalog/BulletinOnline Catalog

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION

Undergraduate Majors
  • Accounting
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Area Studies, Other
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Astronomy
  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biological and Physical Sciences
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chinese Language and Literature
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
  • Corrections
  • Creative Writing
  • Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
  • Dietetics/Dietitian
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Ecology
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Economics, General
  • Educational Psychology
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
  • Engineering Science
  • English Literature (British and Commonwealth)
  • Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • German Studies
  • Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
  • History and Philosophy of Science and Technology
  • History, General
  • Human Resources Management and Services, Other
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Information Science/Studies
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Italian Language and Literature
  • Japanese Language and Literature
  • Legal Studies, General
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
  • Management Information Systems and Services, Other
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mathematical Biology
  • Mathematics and Statistics, Other
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mathematics, Other
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Microbiology, General
  • Molecular Biology
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music, General
  • Neuroscience
  • Occupational Therapy/Therapist
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physical Sciences
  • Physics, General
  • Polish Language and Literature
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Administration
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Rehabilitation Science
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Russian Language and Literature
  • Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Sciences, Other
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Statistics, General
  • Urban Studies/Affairs
 
Most Popular DisciplinesBusiness/marketing, Health professions and related sciences, Engineering, Social sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/
Professional Degree Programs
Engineering, computer science/statistics, pharmaceutical sciences
Special ProgramsAccelerated program, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Student-designed major, Teacher certification, Cooperative education program, Internships
Study AbroadOffered
Online DegreesSome online degree programs

CURRICULUM AND GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
ComputerNot required
Foreign LanguageRequired
Math/ScienceRequired for all students

FACULTY AND INSTRUCTION

Full-Time Faculty1,631
Part-Time Faculty547
Full-Time Faculty with
Ph.D./Terminal Degree
95%
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 7% of classes
10-19 students: 32% of classes
20-29 students: 20% of classes
30-39 students: 13% of classes
40-49 students: 7% of classes
50-99 students: 15% of classes
Over 100 students: 6% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab
Class Size
2-9 students: 4% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 17% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 60% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 13% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 1% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 4% of discussion sections/labs
Over 100 students: 1% of discussion sections/labs

ADVANCED PLACEMENT

International BaccalaureateAccepted
Advanced Placement (AP) ExaminationsAccepted for placement and credit
Sophomore StandingAvailable through AP examinations

ACADEMIC RESOURCES

Libraries
Library Available on CampusYes
Holdings7,708,225
Computing
Computer OwnershipStudents not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus1200
Internet/E-mail AccessNot reported

ACADEMIC SUPPORT SERVICES

Remedial InstructionOffered
TutoringAvailable
Services for Learning
Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically
Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL EDUCATION

Master's Degrees Offered
Executive Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Science in Information Science, Master of Science in Petroleum Engineering, Master of Library and Information Science, Master of Dental Surgery, Master of Science, Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Master of Science in Telecommunications, Master of Studies in Law, Master of International Development, Master of Health Administration, Master of Occupational Therapy, Master of Public Policy and Management, Master of Science in Chemical Engineering, Professional Science Master's, Master of Science in Civil and Environmental Engineering, Master of Business Administration, Master of Social Work, Master of Science in Nuclear Engineering, Master of Laws, Master of Education, Master of Arts, Master of Public Administration, Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Public Health, Master of Science in Information Systems, Master of Public and International Affairs, Master of Science in Bioengineering, Master of Science in Industrial Engineering
Master's Programs of Study
  • Accounting
  • Acute Care/Critical Care Nursing
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Applied Psychology
  • Applied Statistics
  • Architectural History
  • Art History
  • Artificial Intelligence/Robotics
  • Asian Studies
  • Athletic Training and Sports Medicine
  • Bioengineering
  • Bioethics
  • Biostatistics
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Chinese
  • Civil Engineering
  • Clinical Research
  • Communication Disorders
  • Communication--General
  • Community Health
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Systems Security
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Dentistry
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Economics
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Measurement and Evaluation
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Elementary Education
  • Energy Management and Policy
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • English Education
  • English as a Second Language
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Law
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Epidemiology
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Film, Television, and Video Theory and Criticism
  • Finance and Banking
  • Foreign Languages Education
  • Foundations and Philosophy of Education
  • French
  • Genetic Counseling
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Geology
  • Gerontological Nursing
  • Health Education
  • Health Law
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Higher Education
  • Hispanic and Latin American Languages
  • History
  • History of Science and Technology
  • Human Genetics
  • Human Resources Management
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Management
  • Industrial/Management Engineering
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Information Science
  • Information Studies
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • International Affairs
  • International Development
  • International and Comparative Education
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Law
  • Legal and Justice Studies
  • Library Science
  • Linguistics
  • Management Information Systems
  • Management Strategy and Policy
  • Marketing
  • Materials Sciences
  • Maternal and Child/Neonatal Nursing
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Microbiology
  • Military and Defense Studies
  • Music
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Nurse Anesthesia
  • Nursing Informatics
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nutrition
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Oral and Dental Sciences
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physician Assistant Studies
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Psychiatric Nursing
  • Public Administration
  • Public Health--General
  • Public Policy
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Reading Education
  • Rehabilitation Sciences
  • Science Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Slavic Languages
  • Social Sciences Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Special Education
  • Statistics
  • Telecommunications
  • Theater
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Vision Sciences
  • Writing
Doctoral Degrees Offered
Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Doctor of Education, Doctor of Audiology, Doctor of Public Health, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Doctor of Clinical Science, Doctor of Medicine, Juris Doctor, Doctor of Juridical Sciences, Doctor of Dental Medicine, Doctor of Pharmacy
Doctoral Programs of Study
  • Accounting
  • Acute Care/Critical Care Nursing
  • Allopathic Medicine
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Applied Psychology
  • Applied Statistics
  • Architectural History
  • Art History
  • Artificial Intelligence/Robotics
  • Astronomy
  • Bioengineering
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biostatistics
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Cell Biology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Clinical Laboratory Sciences/Medical Technology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Communication Disorders
  • Communication--General
  • Community Health
  • Computational Biology
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Systems Security
  • Dentistry
  • Developmental Biology
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Ecology
  • Economics
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Measurement and Evaluation
  • Educational Policy
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • English Education
  • English as a Second Language
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Epidemiology
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Film, Television, and Video Theory and Criticism
  • Finance and Banking
  • Foreign Languages Education
  • Foundations and Philosophy of Education
  • French
  • Genetic Counseling
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Geology
  • Gerontological Nursing
  • Health Education
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Higher Education
  • Hispanic and Latin American Languages
  • History
  • History of Science and Technology
  • Human Genetics
  • Human Resources Management
  • Immunology
  • Industrial/Management Engineering
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Information Science
  • Information Studies
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • International Affairs
  • International Development
  • International and Comparative Education
  • Library Science
  • Linguistics
  • Management Information Systems
  • Management Strategy and Policy
  • Marketing
  • Materials Sciences
  • Maternal and Child/Neonatal Nursing
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Microbiology
  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Molecular Biology
  • Molecular Biophysics
  • Molecular Genetics
  • Molecular Pathology
  • Molecular Pharmacology
  • Molecular Physiology
  • Music
  • Neurobiology
  • Neuroscience
  • Nurse Anesthesia
  • Nursing Informatics
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Oral and Dental Sciences
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Pathology
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Pharmacy
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Psychiatric Nursing
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Administration
  • Public Health--General
  • Public Policy
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Reading Education
  • Rehabilitation Sciences
  • Science Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Slavic Languages
  • Social Sciences Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Special Education
  • Statistics
  • Structural Biology
  • Systems Biology
  • Telecommunications
  • Theater
  • Virology
  • Vision Sciences
  • Writing
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Low 2.06 2.16 410 460 17
High 4.00 5.00 800 790 36
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