Universitatea din Pitesti

country rank  22
world rank  4530

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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 small city of Pitesti (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Arges. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Campulung, RmValcea, Alexandria, Slatina. Officially recognized by the Ministerul Educatiei ?i Cercetarii, România (Ministry of Education and Research of Romania), Universitatea din Pitesti (UPIT) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational Romanian 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), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 60 years old Romanian 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, sports facilities, 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

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
110040 Arges
Tel +40 (348) 453 100
Fax +40 (348) 453 123
Other locations Campulung, RmValcea, Alexandria, Slatina

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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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)

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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
(348) 453 100
(348) 453 102

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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
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Institutional Accreditation

Ministerul Educatiei ?i Cercetarii, România

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Agentia Romāna de Asigurare a Calitatii īn Īnvatamāntul Superior (ARACIS)

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Memberships and Affiliations

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

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Thursday, 11 August 2022