University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA

University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA

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Dear Future, I am Ready.

At the University of Pittsburgh, we are deeply committed to fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe that a vibrant, inclusive community enriches learning, promotes innovation, and prepares students to thrive in a global society. Our dedication to these principles is reflected in our policies, programs, and practices, ensuring that everyone feels valued and respected. By embracing diverse perspectives and championing equitable opportunities, we strive to create a supportive environment where all members of our community can succeed and contribute to making the world a better place.



Pitt is consistently ranked among the top 100 research universities in the world.


U.S. News & World Report places Pitt among the top 20 US public universities.

Finding Value at Pitt

True Value: Pitt is regularly included in The Princeton Review’s annual “Best Value Colleges” list, a distinction awarded to schools that offer affordable tuition and stellar academic programs while creating strong career prospects for graduates. Considering the knowledge and experience you’ll get, an education at Pitt is time well spent.

Great Minds Up Close: Pitt has a 14:1 student-faculty ratio and a commitment to research and teaching. Our outstanding faculty thrive on sharing their expertise in the classroom. At Pitt, you are never far from big thinking.

The City Is Your Campus: Called a “Most Livable City” by the Economist’s “Global Liveability Index,” Pittsburgh is a city you’ll be happy to call home. There is something for everyone here with 90 unique neighborhoods to explore—each with its own personality.

Internships—Guaranteed: At Pitt, we don’t just offer internships—we guarantee them for every student. Get connected to Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, and top nonprofits. 

Diversity: Students come to the University of Pittsburgh in part to experience diversity. This includes diversity of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, age, physical abilities, religious beliefs, political beliefs, and other ideologies. Organizations like Cross Cultural and Leadership Development work to foster multicultural understanding on campus, providing opportunities to engage in a vibrant campus community. 

Experience the World: Pitt students can choose from study abroad opportunities in more than 75 countries around the world. The University Center for International Studies brings the world to you through academic programs and outstanding global events on campus.

Panther Community: At graduation, you’ll join a worldwide network of 331,800+ powerful Pitt alumni. A Pitt degree will take you places, from landing that first job (94% of alumni are employed full-time or enrolled in graduate school within six months of graduation) to taking the lead in business, medicine, government, and research around the world. 

Hail to Pitt: Much more than a rallying cheer for Pitt’s 17 Division I sports teams, “Hail to Pitt” is an expression of pride and affection for a place where you can have it all: the excitement of urban living with 450+ acres of green space, career-boosting internships, quiet nights studying in the Hogwarts-like Cathedral of Learning, academic rigor, and unforgettable memories with an unapologetically fun student body.

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