University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus

NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association)

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Doctoral/Research Universities--Extensive: These institutions typically offer a wide range of baccalaureate programs, and they are committed to graduate education through the doctorate. They award 50 or more doctoral degrees per year across at least 15 disciplines.

Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
Graduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
ROTC: Army
ROTC: Navy
ROTC: Air Force
Study abroad
Teacher certification: Students can complete their preparation in certain areas of specialization
Teacher certification: Approved by the state for initial certifcation or licensure of teachers

4200 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, 15260

(412) 624-4141 

www.pitt.edu 

www.oafa.pitt.edu   

www.oafa.pitt.edu/fahome.aspx   

www.oafa.pitt.edu/applying.aspx   

The University of Pittsburgh, founded in 1787, is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. As one of the nation's distinguished comprehensive universities, the resources of the University constitute an invaluable asset for the intellectual, economic, and social enrichment of Pennsylvania, while the international prestige of the University enhances the image of Pennsylvania throughout the world. The University's mission is to: Provide high-quality undergraduate programs in the arts and sciences and professional fields, with emphasis upon those of special benefit to the citizens of Pennsylvania. Offer superior graduate programs in the arts and sciences and the professions that respond to the needs of Pennsylvania, as well as to the broader needs of the nation and the world. Engage in research, artistic, and scholarly activities that advance learning through the extension of the frontiers of knowledge and creative endeavor. Cooperate with industrial and governmental institutions to transfer knowledge in science, technology, and health care. Offer continuing education programs adapted to the personal enrichment, professional upgrading, and career advancement interests and needs of adult Pennsylvanians. Make available to local communities and public agencies the expertise of the University in ways that are consistent with the primary teaching and research functions and contribute to social, intellectual, and economic development in the Commonwealth, the nation, and the world. The trustees, faculty, staff, students, and administration of the University are dedicated to accomplishing this mission, to which they pledge their individual and collective efforts, determined that the University shall continue to be counted among the prominent institutions of higher education throughout the world.

Public, 4-year or above 

Diploma
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctor's
First Professional

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers

Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits

Academic Year Prices - 2012 (full-time, first-time undergraduate students)

Tuition & Fees 2012-13 2011-12 2010-11
In District $16,590 $16,132 $14,936
In State $16,590 $16,132 $14,936
Out of State $26,280 $25,540 $24,592
Books and Supplies $1,132 $1,110 $1,076
On Campus      
Room and Board $9,870 $9,430 $9,230
Other Expenses $3,122 $3,060 $2,970
Off Campus      
Room and Board $9,870 $9,430 $9,230
Other Expenses $3,122 $3,060 $2,970
Off Campus With Family      
Other Expenses $2,944 $2,886 $2,800

Major NCAA Programs

Sport Conference
Football Big East Conference
Basketball Big East Conference
Baseball Big East Conference
Cross Country/Track Big East Conference

Financial Aid 2011-2012

Type of Aid Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grants
(scholarships/fellowships)
16.0% $4,401
State/Local Grant
(scholarships/fellowships)
18.0% $3,338
Institutional Grants
(scholarships/fellowships)
37.0% $11,419
Loans 58.0% $9,001
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The above information was obtained via the publicly-available Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), operated by the U.S. Department of Education, which compiles self-reported information provided by colleges and universities, for the purpose of making such information openly available to students and parents.

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