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University of Pittsburgh Tuition, Costs, & Financial Aid Information

Pittsburgh, PA

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $34,409
Out-of-state: $48,437
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $19,718
Out-of-state: $33,746
Room and Board
$11,250
Books and Supplies
$755
Other Expenses
$2,686
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
oafa@pitt.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning February 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 008815
Free
State Aid Form  

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
3,482 (84.2%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
2,210 (63.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,145 (97.1%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
445 (20.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
59%
Average Award
$13,674
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,748 (81.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $11,636
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,596 (74.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,812
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 236 (11.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
362 (8.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $11,153

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
12,593 (68.4%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
9,473 (75.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
9,177 (96.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
870 (9.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
53%
Average Award
$12,362
Need-Based Gift
Received by 6,938 (75.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,519
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 7,370 (80.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,719
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 719 (7.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
713 (3.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $10,206

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
61%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$39,417
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Nursing loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
College/university loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Area/Ethnic Studies, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Library Science, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts, Creative Writing, Debating, Journalism/Publications, Music, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service, Hobbies/Interests, Leadership, Memberships, Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Adult Students, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Educators, Children of Faculty/Staff, Children of Union Members/Company Employees, Children of Workers in Trades, Ethnic Background, First-Generation College Students, Handicapped Students, International Students, Local/State Students, Married Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Previous College Experience, Religious Affiliation, Spouses of Deceased or Disabled Public Servants, Veterans, Veterans' Children
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

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