It all comes together here. 


Reputation: Pitt is consistently ranked among the top 100 research universities in the world. Pitt is also the #1 public university in the Northeast and one of the best in the world, according to the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education. USA Today ranks Pitt among the top 10 universities in the nation for the health professions. 

True Value: For 13 consecutive years, the University of Pittsburgh has been named the top value among public colleges and universities in Pennsylvania by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance. 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 Livability, Pittsburgh is a city you’ll be happy to call home. There is something for everyone here: miles of green space, top-notch arts and entertainment, restaurants to rave about, amazing internship opportunities, and 89 unique neighborhoods to explore—each with a personality all its own. 

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, or 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 more than 323,800+ 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.

Think about everything you want from a college experience: Wrestling with big ideas, expanding your world, and discovering your passions. Living in an iconic American city buzzing with opportunity and adventure. Joining a tight-knit community that feels like home and becomes like family. You’ll find all of this and more at the University of Pittsburgh. It all comes together here. 

At Pitt, you have access to 100+ majors, minors, and certificates; guaranteed internships at world-class corporations and organizations; undergraduate research projects alongside faculty who are changing the world; and a community of fellow students who are just as curious and ambitious as you are. You’ll be amazed by how a top 100 research university can put so much within reach—in ways that feel truly individualized. Build the knowledge, experience, and expertise you need to succeed in the future you want.

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Across Pennsylvania
The University of Pittsburgh has five campuses. The Pittsburgh campus is the largest, with 19,326+ undergraduates. With additional majors offered at the Bradford, Greensburg, Johnstown, and Titusville campuses, you will find what you are looking for at Pitt. If city living isn’t your style, one ofour regional campuses with picturesque settings will surely fit your college dreams.