Freshman Admission Reqs
Freshman Admission Reqs
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High School Preparation
High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is not accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
High School Units Req or Recommended
Subject Req Reco
English 4
Mathematics 3 4
Science 3 4
Foreign Language 2 3
Social Studies 2 3
Academic Electives 3 5
Examinations
Subject Required Units Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required for some Not reported
SAT Subject Tests Only Not used if submitted
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component SAT: Not used, ACT: Not used
Applying For Admission
Applying For Admission
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Admissions Office
Address
4200 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh
PA
15260
Fax
(412) 648-8815
Application Dates & Fees
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$55
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling, notification begins September 1
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 3 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted
Early Admission
Early Decision Offered
No
Application Form
Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Accepted
Other Application Requirements
Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Recommended for all freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process
Selection of Students
Selection of Students
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Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
First Generation to Attend College X
Essay X
Class Rank X
Interview X
State Residency X
Ethnicity X
Recommendations X
Academic GPA X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Profile of Fall Admission
Profile of Fall Admission
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Overall Admission Rate
57% of 32,091 applicants were admitted
Women
59% of 17,606 applicants were admitted
Men
54% of 14,485 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
4,322 (24%) of 18,180 admitted students enrolled
Women
2,432 (24%) of 10,308 admitted students enrolled
Men
1,890 (24%) of 7,872 admitted students enrolled
Students Offered Wait List
3,518
Students Accepting Wait List Position
1,266
Students Admitted From Wait List
578
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 Scale)
3.75 and Above
81%
3.50 - 3.74
11%
3.25 - 3.49
5%
3.00 - 3.24
2%
2.50 - 2.99
1%
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math: 680 average, 630-740 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
41%
Score of 600 - 700
48%
Score of 500 - 600
11%
Score of 400 - 500
0%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW: 663 average, 630-700 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
29%
Score of 600 - 700
61%
Score of 500 - 600
9%
Score of 400 - 500
1%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
30 average, 28-33 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
61%
Score of 24 - 29
38%
Score of 18 - 23
1%
Score of 12 - 17
0%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 53%
Top quarter: 86%
Top half: 98%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported
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