UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH, PITTSBURGH

Pittsburgh, PennsylvaniaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
  26517Enrollment

The University of Pittsburgh is a public university, founded in 1787 in Pennsylvania. The University is one of the oldest institutes of US and is also a member of AAU (Association of American Universities).

The University comprises of 14 graduate and professional school offering more than 200 degree programs. The most popular majors at the university are:-

  • Engineering
  • Social Sciences
  • Management and marketing
  • Biological and biomedical sciences

Why Choose University of Pittsburgh?

  • The university has an endowment of $3.95 billion.
  • University of Pittsburgh is the third largest recipient of federally sponsored health research funding among U.S universities in 2018.
  • It is the second largest non-government employer in Pittsburgh
  • The University has been ranked among top research universities in United States.
  • The University has an annual operating budget of approximately $2 billion.

University of Pittsburgh Programs, Faculty and Divisions

The University of Pittsburgh Offers sixty Undergraduate, 96 Graduate programs, 148 Masters and 103 Doctoral programs through fourteen institutions.

Name of the institutes under University of Pittsburgh are as follows:-

  • School of arts and sciences
  • School of dental medicine
  • School of education
  • Swanson school of engineering
  • Graduate school of public health
  • Joseph M katz graduate school of business
  • School of law
  • School of pharmacy
  • School of nursing
  • School of health and rehabilitation science
  • School of social work
  • School of information sciences
  • University centre of international studies
  • Graduate school of public and international affairs

University of Pittsburgh Campus and Residence Facilities

 The University of Pittsburgh has a Campus area of 132-acres with multiple historic building of Schenley Farms Historic District, 42-story Gothic revival centrepiece, and the Cathedral of Learning providing an aesthetic outlook and encouraging better learning.

The campus of University of Pittsburgh comprises of Pittsburgh main campus as well as the regional campuses in Bradford, Greensburg, Johnstown and Titusville.

  • On-Campus housing for Undergraduate students in 11 of which are residence halls, 12 Co-ed residential communities
  • Students can opt for residing in Living-Learning Communities.
  • More than 8000 students can be accommodated.

University of Pittsburgh Admission Process          

Pre-Requisite for Admission to University of Pittsburgh

  • Transcripts
  • Test scores: SAT/ACT for UG students; GRE/GMAT for graduate students
  • English language proficiency test score: TOEFL; IELTS; or PTE
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Letter of Recommendation
  • Graded writing sample preferably in subjects of English or History(undergraduates)
  • Resume or CV (graduate students)
  •  Additional documents as specified by department one is applying for

Admission Process

Candidates can apply directly by logging into http://www.pitt.edu and by selecting desired course. All details regarding application and deadlines is available on the portal.

University of Pittsburgh Cost of Attendance

Payment Plans: Students can pay online as well as offline. Instalments and credit card plan available.

ExpensesOn-Campus
Cost of attendance$44,812
Tuition fees$60,642
Room and board$10,950
Books and supplies$773
Other expense$2,447

University of Pittsburgh Scholarships and Financial Aids

International Students are not eligible for financial aids, student loans, and scholarships. However, they may be eligible for selected scholarships and assistantships.

A list of financial aids for international students is:

Type of AidNameAmountAwarded To
ScholarshipInternational Freshman Scholarship$2,000 per yearInternational students who maintain a GPA of 3.0 and meets the terms and conditions listed under the specific award.
ScholarshipUpakarFlexible AmountFor students belonging to the Indian-American origin

University of Pittsburgh Notable Alumni

The University of Pittsburgh has a notable and wide alumni network of over 324,207 alumni spread across the globe. Alumni of the University get special benefits such as :-

  • Discounts
  • Special events for alumni
  • Special entertainment benefits
  • Learning

Some of the renowned Alumni from University of Pittsburgh are:

  • Mike Ditka- hall of fame, tight end coach
  • Dan Marino- member of pro football hall of fame
  • Andrew W. Mellon- US secretory of the treasury
  • Bowman Foster Ashe- first president of University of Miami
  • Pulitzer Prize-winning Biographer Leonard Baker
  • MacArthur Fellowship winner Nancy Cartwright
  • Ruggero J. Aldisert-judge of United States court of appeal for the third circuit
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$22,846 PER
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$17,955 - 31,757 PER
YEAR

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$39,000 PER
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$29,252 PER
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5 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$18,130 - 22,826 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
4 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$17,955 - 31,757 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
2 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$22,846 - 43,110 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$18,130 - 22,826 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
AVERAGE COST
Average Tuition Fees (Annual)
$ 18,130
Bachelors Tuition Fees$18130
Post graduate Tuition Fees$29252
Accomodation Fees (Annual)
$ 6,300
CAMPUS LIFE
Total Enrollment
1,336
International Students
642
Male : Female Ratio
49:51
Student : Faculty Ratio
6:1
ADMISSION DEADLINES ( SPRING SEASON )
Application Deadline
September 01, 2019
Start of Application process June 01, 2019
End of Application process September 01, 2019
Application Fee
$ 45
Application website www.commonapp.org/
Accepts common App Yes
ADMISSION STATISTICS
Acceptance Rate
55%
Min. 7
Total Applications
-
Min. 80
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  • Global Rank (Out of 1250)
    #43
    Score (Out of 100)
    #74.1

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