University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA

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Overview

University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus offers 1107-degree programs and 33 via distance education. Student-to-faculty ratio is 15:1. 1 high safety campus. Acceptance Rate is 53%. The most popular test is SAT - 85% of students submitted it in comparison to 47% of students who submitted ACT. 48% are women, and 52% are men. 10% percents of international students. University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus is a member of 6 athletic associations. The average annual total cost of attendance at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus is 28000$, that is above national average. Total price of living is between $21982 and $32964 per year. 81% of full-time University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus students completed their education program in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is above national average. Average salary after attending is $48,800, so if you studied 2 years, you’ll get your funds back in less than 2 years.

Average Annual Cost

Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).

The University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus is a public and non-academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and pay in-state tuition and receive Title IV aid.

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$28,000
ABOVE AVERAGE

By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$21,233
$30,001 - $48,000$22,959
$48,001 - $75,000$26,453
$75,001 - $110,000$29,745
$110,001+$30,975

Admission considerations

Required:

  • Secondary school record
  • Completion of college-preparatory program
  • Admission test scores
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Recommended:

  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school rank

Neither required nor recommended:

  • Recommendations
  • Formal demonstration of competencies
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Finance

Charges:

  • Typical room charge for academic year: 6300

  • Typical board charge for academic year: -

  • Combined charge for room and board: -

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Percent of students with financial aid

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20%

Types of financial aids

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9972 of University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus undergraduates were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 53 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus number 5 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in Pennsylvania.

Students at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a any financial aid.

Family IncomeNumber awarded grant and scholarship aidAverage amount of grant and scholarship aid awarded
$0 - $30,000
99.47%
$10,692
$30,001 - $48,000
97.92%
$9,634
$48,001 - $75,000
88.76%
$6,772
$75,001 - $110,000
69.47%
$4,173
$110,001+
33.28%
$1,779

Salary After Attending

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$48,800

According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education

Students services

Career

Academic/career counseling service

Employment services for students

Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

Institution provide on-campus housing

Institution provides board or meal plan

Veteran Services Available

Yellow Ribbon Program

Credit for military training

Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families

Recognized student veteran organization

Disability services

5%

Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Graduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Alternative tuition plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution

Tuition payment plan

Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.

Special learning opportunities

Here are the learning opportunities available in University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus.

ROTC

ROTC - Army

ROTC - Navy

ROTC - Air Force

Study abroad

Weekend/evening college

Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)

Teacher certification: students can complete their preparation in certain areas of specialization

Teacher certification: approved by the state for initial certification or licensure of teachers

ROTC - Reserve Officers' Training Corps, a college program providing scholarships for training commissioned officers covering college tuition.

Study abroad - programs and arrangements giving students a possibility to complete part of the college program studying in another country.

Weekend/evening college allows students to complete courses and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.

Teacher certifications programs are designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers in elementary, middle/junior high, and secondary schools.

Athletic associations

  • Member of National Athletic Association
  • Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
  • NCAA/NAIA member for football
  • NCAA/NAIA member for basketball
  • NCAA/NAIA member for baseball
  • NCAA/NAIA member for cross country/track

Graduation Rate

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81%
ABOVE AVERAGE

University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus graduation rate is above the national average.

81% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.

The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.

Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes a huge number of students. This index doesn’t take into consideration students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading perception. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare schools.

Applying information

Average number of admissions to one applicant

1 : 1

Average number of applicants to one enrolled

8 : 1

Admission considerations

Required:

  • Secondary school record
  • Completion of college-preparatory program
  • Admission test scores
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Recommended:

  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school rank

Neither required nor recommended:

  • Recommendations
  • Formal demonstration of competencies
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Acceptance Rate

The percentage of students given offers out of all those that applied.

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53%

In comparison to National Average

University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus acceptance rate is below national average.

In comparison to state Average

Average acceptance rate for institutions in state is 72%, so acceptance rate value is below state average for 19%.

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53%
BELOW AVERAGE

In comparison to an average acceptance rate in of colleges in $20k - $30k price range

Average acceptance rate for all institutions in state in the same net price range is 70%, so University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus acceptance rate value is below state net price average for 17%.

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53%
BELOW AVERAGE

Admissions yield

Of those that receive offers to enroll, this is the percent of students that actually do enroll. It is equal to the number of students that enroll divided by the number of accepted students multiplied by 100.
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24%

Total

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24%

Full time

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0%

Part time

Retention rate

Full-time retention rate

92%

Part-time retention rate

100%

The University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus full-time retention rate is 92% and part-time retention rate is 100%.

Retention rate is the percentage of the institution's first-time first-year undergraduate students who continue at that institution the next year. E.g., full-time students who study in the fall semester and keep on studying in the same program next fall semester are counted in the retention rate.

Retention rate is an important index: if it is high, it demonstrates that school has quality curriculum, welcoming student environments and cultures as more students choose to continue their studies.

SAT/ACT scores

SAT scores

Percent of first-time degree/certificate-seeking University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus students submitting SAT scores

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85%

Composite SAT Range (25th - 75th):
1750 - 2020

SAT Range by section (25th - 75th)
Critical Reading: 580 - 660
Math: 600 - 690
Writing: 570 - 670

SAT Test Score Range

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ACT scores

Percent of first-time degree/certificate-seeking University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus students submitting ACT scores

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47%

Composite ACT Range (25th - 75th):
26 - 31

ACT Range by section (25th - 75th)
English: 26 - 32
Math: 27 - 33
Writing: 8 - 9

ACT Test Score Range

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SAT Score Converter

The new SAT is scored out of 1600 after the adjustments made in 2016. The old SAT was scored out of 2400. If you took an old SAT, you can convert your score to the new SAT score using the SAT Score Converter.

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For the High School Class of 2016:
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For the High School Class of 2017:
Most students in the Class of 2017 will take the new SAT, and most colleges will convert old SAT scores to new SAT scores.

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus is 15:1, that means that for every 15 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

Student-to-faculty ratio

15:1
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Men/Women

Number of international students

3331
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10%

Percent of international students

Race/ethnicity breakdown

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Students enrollment in distance education

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In University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.

Distance education location breakdown

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Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in Pennsylvania.

Campus Safety

The percentage of crimes on Main Campus

The campus located by 4200 Fifth Ave address in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Main Campus in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is a part of University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus with 0.2% of maximum crimes a year. The most often crimes detected on Main Campus are burglary, aggravated assault, and forcible sex offense.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus offers 1107 programs in total: 285 are for Master's degree, 264 - for Bachelor's degree, 222 - for Doctor's degree-research/scholarship programs, 153 - for Postbaccalaureate certificate, 123 - for less than 1-year certificate programs, 21 - for Post-master's certificate, and 3 are 2-year, but less than 4-year certificate programs.

This is the highest number of programs in comparison with other 48 universities in Allegheny county, with one of the highest number of Bachelor's degree , Master's degree, Doctor's degree-research/scholarship, less than 1-year certificate, Postbaccalaureate certificate and Post-master's certificate programs offered. University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus is one of the few institutions in Allegheny that offers a 2-year, but less than 4-year certificate program.

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Number of degree programs offered via distance education

There are 33 distance learning programs that are offered in the University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus: 15 are for Master's degree, 12 - for Postbaccalaureate certificate, 3 - for Doctor's degree-research/scholarship programs and 3 are less than 1-year certificate programs.

Note, that programs offered via distance education might be entirely online as well as partially online and contain real-time elements. So explore each program to make sure you can commit.

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Total credit/contact hours

Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the Pennsylvania state average data to help you compare.

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University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus provides coursework for undergraduate students, graduate students and students with doctors professional practice.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 19516 students with 585473 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period. The enrollment for graduates was 7254 with 174091 credit hours. The doctors professional practice enrollment was 2907 students.

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Location & Website

Address: 4200 Fifth Avenue

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Religious affiliation: Not applicable

Calendar system: Semester

General Phone Number: +4126244141

Institution is active in current year: 1

Institution's internet website address: pitt.edu

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