University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus
Pittsburgh, PA 15260

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Large
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 28,664
Religious affiliation None
Students with disability 4%
Student to faculty ratio 15:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 7,916 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
Occupational
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

55%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 29,175 applications and 16,165 students were granted admission. University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus is at the #53 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 50% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 80% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT1190 to 1380
ACT27 to 32

Application Fee

$45
Undergrad students
$50
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $28,828 and in-state students paid $17,688.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$23,572
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $12,440
$17,688
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $6,695
$28,828
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $17,196
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 77% of University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 13% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,176 (which is 5.8% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus in 2016-2017, was 2,230, which is 56% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,865 (which is 10.6% above the national average.)

$4,176
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,432
$5,865
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,302
77%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 85%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus has enrolled a total of 28,664 students (25,604 students full-time and 3,060 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 28,664 students, 817 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 47% men and 53% women and 19,123 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 9,541 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 156 students for distance studies.

28,664
Total Enrollment
817
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 66%

Non-resident alien: 11%

Asian: 9%

Black/African American: 5%

Hispanic: 3%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%

Two or more races: 3%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Health Professions And Related Programs 41% 5,458 524
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 10% 1,364
Education 9% 1,202 241
Social Sciences 4% 512
Engineering 3% 442 244
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 3% 397
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies 3% 379
English Language And Literature/letters 2% 302
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 2% 264
Legal Professions And Studies 2% 256

Graduation & Dropout Rates

81%
Graduation rate
national average: 46%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

1%
Still enrolled
18%
Dropout rate
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Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$37,600
Median Annual Income
national average: $32,738

The typical median income of University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus graduates 6 years after enrollment is $37,600. Last year, out of the total 7,503 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 7,053 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 6,952 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 6,396 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $37,600 $50,700
Employment Rate 94% 92%
Total Graduates 7,503 6,952

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