Universitatea din Pitesti

country rank  28
world rank  6053

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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 56 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

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

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

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

Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Universitatea din Pitesti's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministerul Educatiei si Cercetarii, România

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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


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

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018