University of Pittsburgh

The University of Pittsburgh (often referred to as Pitt) is a research university enrolling approximately 29,000 students. In addition to its main campus in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the university operates undergraduate schools in Greensburg, Titusville, Johnstown, and Bradsford. The main Pittsburgh campus is located next to the Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University, Schenley Park, and the affiliated University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC).

Pitt is dedicated to providing its students with a well-rounded liberal arts education, with an emphasis placed on the arts, humanities, and sciences. The university also emphasizes real-world opportunities such as internships and co-ops, as well as undergraduate research experiences. Undergraduate students can pursue their chosen major as a Bachelor's of Science, Bachelor's of Arts, or Bachelor's of Philosophy. Pitt also offers master's, doctoral, and professional programs, as well as a range of certification programs.

Pitt is the fifth largest recipient of federal research funding in the United States, and spends almost $900 million each year on research and development expenses. Other than UPMC, it is the largest non-government employer in the Pittsburgh region. Pitt is consistently listed among the top public universities in the country by numerous publications. U.S. News & World Report ranked Pitt the 19th best public university in the nation, and the 58th best national university.

Through Pitt Online, the online distance learning division of University of Pittsburgh, students are able to earn an accredited graduate degree completely online. Online graduate degrees at Pitt Online are offered in various fields of study including English, elementary education, mathematics education, nursing, gerontology and management. In addition to fully online programs, the University of Pittsburgh offers other distance learning formats.

Quick Facts
Phone Number: (412) 624-4141
Address: 4200 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260
Institution Type: Public, 4-year or above
Size: Very Large ( 18,000+ undergrad, 10,000+ grad )
Award Levels: Certificate, Bachelor's Master's, Doctoral
In-State Tuition $ 13,401
Out-of-State Tuition $ 23,114
Online Degrees Offered: YES
Student-to-Faculty Ration: 14 to 1
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Majors and Degrees
Majors/Degrees CERT BS/BA MA/MS PHD
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Biology Biological Sciences
Cell Cellular Biology and Histology
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Exercise Physiology
Human Medical Genetics
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
Molecular Biology
Molecular Biophysics
Molecular Genetics
Molecular Pharmacology
Neurobiology and Anatomy
Pathology Experimental Pathology
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business Administration and Management
Business Commerce
International Business Trade Commerce
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
Management Information Systems
Marketing Marketing Management
Organizational Behavior Studies
Communication and Journalism
Mass Media Studies
Computer Information Sciences
Artificial Intelligence
Computer Science
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Information Science Studies
Education and Teaching
Educational Leadership and Administration
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Engineering Physics (applied Physics)
General Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Materials Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Mining and Mineral Engineering
Nuclear Engineering
Petroleum Engineering
English Language and Literature Letters
Children's and Adolescent Literature
Creative Writing
English Language and Literature
English Literature (british and Commonwealth)
Rhetoric and Composition
Ethnic, Cultural and Group Studies
African Studies
African-american Black Studies
Area Studies
Asian Studies
East Asian Studies
European Studies
Latin American Studies
Russian Studies
Western European Studies
Women's Studies
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Arabic Language and Literature
Chinese Language and Literature
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
French Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Italian Language and Literature
Japanese Language and Literature
Russian Language and Literature
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Spanish Language and Literature
Health Professions and Related Programs
Assistive Augmentative Technology and Rehabilitation Engineering
Audiology Audiologist and Speech-language Pathology Pathologist
Bioethics Medical Ethics
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Dental Hygiene Hygienist
Dietetics Dietitian
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services
Environmental Health
Genetic Counseling Counselor
Health Health Care Administration Management
Health Information Medical Records Administration Administrator
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences
Kinesiotherapy Kinesiotherapist
Medical Scientist
Nurse Anesthetist
Occupational Therapy Therapist
Orthodontics Orthodontology
Orthotist Prosthetist
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Pharmacy Administration and Pharmacy Policy and Regulatory Affairs
Physical Therapy Therapist
Public Health
Registered Nursing Registered Nurse
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing
Rehabilitation Science
Speech-language Pathology Pathologist
History and Philosophy Of Science and Technology
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Legal Professions and Studies
International Law and Legal Studies
Legal Professions and Studies
Legal Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities
Humanities Humanistic Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies
Library Science
Library and Information Science
Mathematics and Statistics
Applied Mathematics
Mathematics and Statistics
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies
Biological and Physical Sciences
Historic Preservation and Conservation
Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Multi- Interdisciplinary Studies
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Jewish Judaic Studies
Religion Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Geological and Earth Sciences Geosciences
Geology Earth Science
Physical Sciences
Educational Psychology
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Public Administration
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Public Policy Analysis
Social Work
Social Sciences
International Relations and Affairs
National Security Policy Studies
Political Science and Government
Social Sciences
Urban Studies Affairs
Visual and Performing Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Drama and Dramatics Theatre Arts
Film Cinema Video Studies
Fine Studio Arts
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