Universitatea din Pitesti

country rank  21
world rank  5640

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University Overview

Founded in 1962, Universitatea din Pitesti (University of Pitesti) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Pitesti (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Arges. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Campulung, RmValcea, Alexandria, Slatina. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerul Educa?iei Na?ionale, România (Ministry of National Education, Romania), Universitatea din Pitesti (UPIT) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universitatea din Pitesti (UPIT) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 58 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Romanian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name University of Pitesti
Acronym UPIT
Founded 1962
Motto Viitorul tau incepe cu noi!
Your future starts with us!

University Location

Address Strada Targu din Vale 1
Pitesti (population range: 50,000-249,999)
110040 Arges
T +40 (348) 453 100
F +40 (348) 453 123
Other locations Campulung, RmValcea, Alexandria, Slatina

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office Str. Targu din Vale, Nr.1
Pitesti 110040
+40 (348) 453 100
(348) 453 102

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 700-799
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universitatea din Pitesti's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Ministerul Educa?iei Na?ionale, România

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Agentia Romana de Asigurare a Calitatii in Invatamantul Superior ARACIS

Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF)
  • Danube Rectors' Conference (DRC)

Academic Structure


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Errors and Update

Site last updated: Monday, 10 February 2020