University of Pittsburgh
The city is our campus and while we are good at thinking big and acting on a global scale, we’re also a tight-knit community with a strong sense of responsibility for each other.
Average 1st Year Class Size:
57% of classes have 30 or fewer students
The University of Pittsburgh (Pitt), a state-related public university was founded in 1787.
We’re a world-class research institution committed to undergraduate teaching, with a 14:1 student-to-faculty ratio. USA Today calls us a Top 10 place to study the health sciences, US News & World Report lists us as one of their Best Global Universities, and the Wall Street Journal ranks us the #1 public university in the northeast.
Our campus is vibrantly urban and surprisingly park-like, located in the heart of Pittsburgh just 3-miles outside downtown.
SAT/ACT test optional for all programs except for Nursing. Looking for students to have typically 5 or higher in IB courses. 4 grades are ok but the admissions committee does not want to see predominance of 4s in core subject courses.
Internships within degree
Study Abroad available
Liberal arts and single subject (Engineering, Business, Health Sciences, Computer Science)
Yes, Pitt offers a guaranteed internship program
Yes, we have over 75 Pitt developed study abroad programs
Tuition is based by school and in-state tuition is offered to Pennsylvania residents. Tuition rates can be found here For out of state these range from $32-$41,000
Financial aid is available for U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens
Financial aid is not available to international students although international students are eligible for a merit-based scholarships.
World Rankings = QS World Subject Rankings 2020
Country Rankings = Niche Best by Major Ranking
Please note that rankings do not exist for all subjects