University of Pittsburgh

country rank  43
world rank  49

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University Overview

Founded in 1787, University of Pittsburgh is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the medium city of Pittsburgh (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Pennsylvania. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Greensburg, Johnstown, Bradford, Titusville. Officially accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, University of Pittsburgh is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. University of Pittsburgh 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, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 233 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. University of Pittsburgh 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
Acronym
Founded 1787
Motto Veritas et Virtus
Truth and Virtue
Colours Blue and gold

University Location

Address 4200 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh
15260 Pennsylvania
United States
Tel +1 (412) 624 4141
Fax +1
Other locations Greensburg, Johnstown, Bradford, Titusville

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 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
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is recommended
- Secondary school rank is considered but not required
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are considered but not required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are recommended
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 4227 Fifth Avenue, 1st Floor, Alumni Hall
Pittsburgh 15260
(412) 624 7488

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff over-5,000
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

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Basic Classification Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity
2000 Classification Doctoral/Research Universities--Extensive
Size & Setting Four-year, large, primarily residential institution
Enrollment Profile Majority undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, high graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, high graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Pittsburgh's Library
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 3,207,535 physical volumes, 470,764 physical media, 58,969 digital/electronic medium and 571 licensed digital/electronic databases. University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus's library has 16 branches.
Housing Yes
University of Pittsburgh provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 7,831 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (AANA)
  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of American Universities (AAU)
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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