University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA

University of Pittsburgh, founded in 1787, is a public, comprehensive university. Its 145-acre campus is located in Pittsburgh.

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University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA

It all comes together here. 

AT A GLANCE

Reputation: Pitt is consistently ranked among the top 100 research universities in the world. U.S. News & World Report places Pitt among the top 25 US public universities. 

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’sGlobal 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. 

Undecided: You may not know for sure what you want to study coming into college, and that’s okay! At Pitt, you’ll have plenty of resources at your fingertips so you can mix and match, experiment, and determine what’s best for you. College isn’t the time to limit yourself with “either/or.” It’s the time to explore.

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.

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 this and more at the Universityof 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.

Across Pennsylvania
The University of Pittsburgh has five campuses. The Pittsburgh campus is the largest, with 19,000+ undergraduates. With additional bachelor’s degrees offered at the Bradford, Greensburg, and Johnstown campuses, you’ll find what you’re looking for at Pitt. If city living isn’t your style, one of our regional campuses with picturesque settings will surely fit your college dreams. 

#MyPittStory
Want to know what it’s like to be a Pitt student? Follow our Social Media Ambassador team for an inside look at life at Pitt from a variety of unique perspectives. Follow these students on Instagram for a glimpse into their day-to-day lives in class, on campus, and exploring the city of Pittsburgh. Use #MyPittStory to find and follow them!