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Private
Co-ed
6,947
Undergraduate
Students
(49.7%) 3,452 Women
(50.3%) 3,495 Men
7,825
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Most difficult
Overall Admission Rate
17% of 24,351 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
January 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.84
SAT Math
750-800 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
700-750 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
33 average
32-35 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$74,491
Tuition and Fees
$57,119
Room and Board
$14,972
Average Percent of Need Met
97%
Average Freshman Award
$46,590
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$27,818
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Not required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
1,049
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 29% of classes
10-19 students: 37% of classes
20-29 students: 11% of classes
30-39 students: 6% of classes
40-49 students: 4% of classes
50-99 students: 7% of classes
Over 100 students: 4% of classes
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Campus Life

Pittsburgh Population
306,211
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Pittsburgh
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
58% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Scotty Dog
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
38.0% Asian
5.0% Black/African-American
11.1% Hispanic/Latino
4.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
33.4% White
7.5% Unknown
International Students
22.1% from 54 countries
First-Year Students Returning
96.7%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
74.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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