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The 2018 admissions at the University of Pittsburgh saw an admit rate of 59.2%. Out of the total admitted students, 52% belonged in the top 10th of their class. Students are offered admissions under various UG, PG and doctoral programs at the University.
The average scores were around 1350 in SAT and 29 in ACT, for 2018 admissions. The admissions are offered during the Fall and Spring sessions only. Deadlines, course fee, admission requirements and application procedure differs for international applicants.
|Application Portal||UG: Common/Coalition/University of Pittsburgh Application|
|Application Fee||UG: 55 USD|
|Mode of Payment||Credit Card|
|SAT Score (middle 50%)||Math: 630 – 730|
EBRW: 630 – 700
|ACT Score (middle 50%)||28 – 33|
|International Application Deadlines||UG/PG: Varies|
|Work Experience||Recommended for MBA aspirants|
|Interview||Required for admission to the MBA program|
The admission process at the University of Pittsburgh begins either during the Fall or Spring season. The following table indicates the application deadline for international students:
|Undergraduate Courses||Fall: April 1, 2019|
Spring: October 1, 2019
|MBA Applications||October 1, 2019|
December 1, 2019
April 1, 2019
|MS Electrical and Computer Engineering Applications||July 1, 2019|
|MA Economics Applications||January 15, 2019|
|LLM Applications||March 31, 2019|
International students must fulfil additional requirements before submitting an application to the University of Pittsburgh. Some of them are as follows:
International students must ensure that they submit:
International students must demonstrate English language proficiency by providing scores of any one of the following tests given below, to be eligible for admission at the University of Pittsburgh:
|Test Name||Score Required|
Over 104 degree programs are offered at the University of Pittsburgh. Students can apply through either of the 3 application portals. It is recommended for international students to submit their application much before the deadline so that their application could be evaluated in time.
Application Portal: Common Application or Coalition Application or University of Pittsburgh Application
Application Fee: 55 USD
Academic Requirements for International Students: Applicants must submit either ACT or SAT score along with the application. These scores are valid for a period of 5 years. The average scores accepted for the recent 2018 admissions are as follows:
|Test Name||Average Scores||25th Percentile||75th Percentile|
Supporting Documents: Certified or original secondary school records from 9 to 11 standard, transcripts (translated in English), mark sheets and exam results.
The University of Pittsburgh offers 147 graduate programs to prospective applicants. Students can apply via the respective school’s website. Each program’s requirements, deadlines and admission procedure differs from the other.
Academic Requirements for International Students: Applicants must submit GMAT/GRE/LSAT/MCAT along with TOEFL/IELTS/PTE Academic scores.
|Course||Application Portal||Application Deadline||Application Fee||Academic Requirements||Minimum English Language Proficiency|
|MBA||M. Katz Graduate School of Business||October 1, 2019|
December 1, 2019
April 1, 2019
|50 USD||GMAT/GRE||TOEFL (IBT): 100|
|MS Electrical and Computer Engineering||Swanson Engineering Apply Yourself Portal||July 1, 2019||50 USD||GRE||TOEFL (PBT): 550|
TOEFL (IBT): 80
TOEFL (CBT): 213
|MA Economics||Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences||January 15, 2019||50 USD||GRE||TOEFL (IBT): 90|
|LLM||LSAC||March 31, 2019||55 USD||LSAT||TOEFL (IBT): 100|
Supporting Documents: Personal statement, resume/CV, LORs, work experience, objectives and writing samples.
The admissions office of the University of Pittsburgh reviews each application critically. Admissions are offered to students on the basis of their academic achievements, outside class learning, official test score submission and an on-time application submission with the required fee.
To avoid last-minute confusions, students are recommended to submit their applications 2 weeks prior to the application submission. Admission decisions are released as and when the applications are reviewed, post submission.
The University of Pittsburgh recorded an overall enrollment of 28,673 for 2018 admissions. Around 19,330 students were admitted to undergraduate programs, while 9,343 students were admitted to graduate programs.