The University of Pittsburgh, founded in 1787, is a public, comprehensive university. It offers students an outstanding array of educational options. The Pittsburgh campus is home to 16 schools, ten of which offer undergraduate programs and 14 of which offer graduate programs. Programs are offered in the Colleges of Business Administration and General Studies; the Faculty of Arts and Sciences; the Schools of Dental Medicine, Education, Engineering, Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Information Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, and Social Work; the Graduate Schools of Public Health and Public and International Affairs; and the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business. Students can avail themselves of scholarship programs, undergraduate research opportunities, international studies programs, a semester-at-sea, the Engineering Cooperative Education Program, internships and volunteer outreach programs. The university''s Honors College offers challenging course work and an optional Bachelor of Philosophy degree. Outstanding freshmen are guaranteed admission to several of the graduate schools, including the School of Medicine. Affiliated with the six schools of the health sciences is the internationally renowned UPMC Health System. As a member of the Association of American Universities, the University of Pittsburgh is among the top 61 research institutions in the U.S. and Canada. To supplement the high-quality academic life found at the school the campus'' location in the very livable city of Pittsburgh provides easy access to cultural events, professional sports complexes and other entertainment venues. Its 132-acre campus is located in Pittsburgh.

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collegeType
Public
studentType
Coed
19,928
Undergraduates
8,470
Men - 42.5%
11,439
Women - 57.4%
9,250
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate
49% of 53,072 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
4 (based on weighted GPAs)
SAT Math
688 average
640-750 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
675 average
640-720 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
31 average
29-33 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
In-state: $38,578
Out-of-state: $56,944
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $21,524
Out-of-state: $39,890
Room and Board
$13,420
Average Percent of Need Met
56%
Average Freshman Award
$17,069
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$38,460
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
632
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
10%
10-19
32%
20-29
22%
30-39
14%
40-49
6%
50-99
10%
Over 100
6%
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Pittsburgh Population
299,226
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Pittsburgh
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
42% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Panther
Sororities
14% of women participate
Fraternities
11% of men participate
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0%
Asian
14.8%
Black/African-American
5.7%
Hispanic/Latino
7.2%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
4.8%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0%
White
65.8%
Unknown
1.6%
International Students
4.6% from 56 countries
First-Year Students Returning
92.6%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
68.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
64%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
29.9%
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