University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA

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The University of Pittsburgh, founded in 1787, is a public, comprehensive university. It offers students an outstanding array of educational options. The Pittsburgh campus is home to 16 schools, ten of which offer undergraduate programs and 14 of which offer graduate programs. Programs are offered in the Colleges of Business Administration and General Studies; the Faculty of Arts and Sciences; the Schools of Dental Medicine, Education, Engineering, Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Information Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, and Social Work; the Graduate Schools of Public Health and Public and International Affairs; and the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business. Students can avail themselves of scholarship programs, undergraduate research opportunities, international studies programs, a semester-at-sea, the Engineering Cooperative Education Program, internships and volunteer outreach programs. The university's Honors College offers challenging course work and an optional Bachelor of Philosophy degree. Outstanding freshmen are guaranteed admission to several of the graduate schools, including the School of Medicine. Affiliated with the six schools of the health sciences is the internationally renowned UPMC Health System. As a member of the Association of American Universities, the University of Pittsburgh is among the top 61 research institutions in the U.S. and Canada. To supplement the high-quality academic life found at the school the campus' location in the very livable city of Pittsburgh provides easy access to cultural events, professional sports complexes and other entertainment venues. Its 132-acre campus is located in Pittsburgh.

Website: www.pitt.edu/

Public
Co-ed
19,326
Undergraduate
Students
(51.5%) 9,945 Women
(48.5%) 9,381 Men
9,316
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate
60% of 27,679 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
4.14
SAT Math
670 average
620-718 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
660 average
620-700 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
29 average
27-32 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $33,250
Out-of-state: $44,812
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $19,080
Out-of-state: $30,642
Room and Board
$10,950
Average Percent of Need Met
55%
Average Freshman Award
$12,960
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$38,322
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
1,791
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 7% of classes
10-19 students: 34% of classes
20-29 students: 17% of classes
30-39 students: 15% of classes
40-49 students: 7% of classes
50-99 students: 14% of classes
Over 100 students: 6% 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
43% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Panther
Sororities
12% of women participate
Fraternities
10% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
10.4% Asian
5.3% Black/African-American
3.9% Hispanic/Latino
4.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
74.8% White
1.2% Unknown
International Students
4.1% from 56 countries
First-Year Students Returning
93.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
64.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
54%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
33.0%
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Very Difficult: More than 50% of freshmen were in the top 10% of their high school class and scored over 1230 on the SAT I or over 26 on the ACT; about 60% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

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 Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 3 4
Science 3 4
Foreign Language 2 3
Social Studies 2 3
History    
Academic Electives 3 5

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required Not reported
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: Not used
ACT: Not used

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
4200 Fifth Avenue
City, State, Zip
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
Phone
(412) 624-7488
Fax
(412) 648-8815
E-mail
oafa@pitt.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$45
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
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
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Recommended for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
 
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
60% of 27,679 applicants were admitted
Women
60% of 14,888 applicants were admitted
Men
60% of 12,791 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
4,289 (26%) of 16,528 admitted students enrolled
Women
2,219 (25%) of 8,907 admitted students enrolled
Men
2,070 (27%) of 7,621 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
2,098
Students Accepting Wait List Position
767
Students Admitted From Wait List
110

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
4.14
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%
2.00 - 2.49
 

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
670 average
620-718 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
35%
Score of 600 - 700
53%
Score of 500 - 600
11%
Score of 400 - 500
1%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
660 average
620-700 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
26%
Score of 600 - 700
62%
Score of 500 - 600
11%
Score of 400 - 500
1%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
29 average
27-32 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
51%
Score of 24 - 29
48%
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: 52%
Top quarter: 86%
Top half: 99%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $33,250
Out-of-state: $44,812
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $19,080
Out-of-state: $30,642
Room and Board
$10,950
Books and Supplies
$773
Other Expenses
$2,447
Payment Plans
Installment plan, deferred payment

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 Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 008815
Free
State Aid Form  

Profile of 2017 - 18 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
3,269 (82.7%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
2,128 (65.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,039 (95.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
360 (17.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
55%
Average Award
$12,960
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,664 (81.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,945
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,560 (76.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,826
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 277 (13.6%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
338 (8.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $12,110

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
12,404 (68.4%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
9,496 (76.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
9,140 (96.3%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,152 (12.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
53%
Average Award
$12,192
Need-Based Gift
Received by 6,976 (76.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,771
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 7,639 (83.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,857
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 775 (8.5%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
598 (3.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $11,092

Borrowing

2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
62%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$38,322
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
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children of Faculty/Staff, Children of Union Members/Company Employees
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
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online 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 Disciplines
Business/marketing, Engineering, Health professions and related sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Engineering, computer science/statistics, pharmaceutical sciences, public health
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
1,791
Part-Time Faculty
548
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
72%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 7% of classes
10-19 students: 34% of classes
20-29 students: 17% of classes
30-39 students: 15% of classes
40-49 students: 7% of classes
50-99 students: 14% of classes
Over 100 students: 6% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 5% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 18% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 56% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 14% 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 Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
7,846,734
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
1156
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
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

Location and Setting


Boston Population
306,211
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Pittsburgh
Campus Size
145 acres

Weather

Temperature
18.5 average low in January, 78.9 average high in September
Rain
153 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
3 mile(s) from campus in Pittsburgh
Nearest Train Station
3 mile(s) from campus in Pittsburgh

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing, cooperative housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
43% of all students
Housing Requirements
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
57%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
on-call van transportation

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Panther
School Colors
Blue and gold

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Gymnastics x x    
Soccer x x x x
Softball x x    
Swimming And Diving x x x x
Tennis x x    
Track And Field x x x x
Volleyball x x    
Wrestling     x x
Women's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Gymnastics x x
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Swimming And Diving x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x x
Wrestling    
Mens's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Gymnastics    
Soccer x x
Softball    
Swimming And Diving x x
Tennis    
Track And Field x x
Volleyball    
Wrestling x x
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, football, soccer, squash, table tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, resident student association, black action society, pitt program council, interfraternity council, panhellenic association
Sororities
12% of women participate
Fraternities
10% of men participate
ROTC
Army ROTC offered on campus, Navy ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered on campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
19,326
Women
9,945 (51.5%)
Men
9,381 (48.5%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
18,390
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
10.4% Asian
5.3% Black/African-American
3.9% Hispanic/Latino
4.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
74.8% White
1.2% Unknown
International Students.
4.1% from 56 countries
Average Age
21
All Graduate Students
9,316

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
93.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
64.7%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
80.7%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
83.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
54%
Average Starting Salary
54%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
33.0%
Disciplines Pursued
Business 5%
Engineering 3%
Law 3%
Arts and Sciences 6%
Medicine 2%
Education 8%
Other 12%

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