Universitatea din Pitesti

country rank  26
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 Educatiei si Cercetarii, România (Ministry of Education and Research, 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 55 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. UPIT also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

University Name(s)

University of Pitesti

Acronym
UPIT

Founded
1962

Motto
Viitorul tau incepe cu noi! Your future starts with us!

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University Location

Address
Strada Targu din Vale 1
Pitesti (population range: 50,000-249,999)
110040 Arges Romania

T +40 (348) 453 100

F +40 (348) 453 123

Other locations
Campulung, RmValcea, Alexandria, Slatina

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

Undergraduate Postgraduate








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Important: please contact or visit the official website of Universitatea din Pitesti for detailed information on areas of study and degree levels currently offered; the above uniRank Degree Levels and Areas of Study Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro)
International students 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)


Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Universitatea din Pitesti's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above uniRank Yearly Tuition Range Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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University Admissions

Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

International Students
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection
Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades

Admission Rate
Admission Rate 70-80%

Admission Office
Str. Targu din Vale, Nr.1
Pitesti 110040
+40 (348) 453 100
(348) 453 102


Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Universitatea din Pitesti's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment
Total Enrolment Range 15,000-19,999

Academic Staff
Total Faculty Range 700-799

Control Type

Public

Entity Type

Non-Profit

Academic Calendar

Semesters

Campus Setting

Urban

Religious Affiliation
None

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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

Important: please contact or visit the official website of Universitatea din Pitesti for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministerul Educatiei si Cercetarii, România


Year of first Accreditation
1962


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Agentia Româna de Asigurare a Calitatii în Învatamântul Superior (ARACIS)


Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the Universitatea din Pitesti as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in the specific Affiliations and Memberships section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations

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

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Online Courses

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