Fact Book Highlights
- The University of Pittsburgh (Pitt) consists of five campuses -- the Pittsburgh Campus and
four regional campuses in western Pennsylvania at Johnstown, Greensburg, Titusville, and
- In addition to institutional accreditation by the Middle States Association, Pitt has been
granted specialized accreditations for various schools and programs including, but not limited
to, such areas as business, education, engineering, law, nursing, pharmacy, psychology, and
- In Fall Term, 1995, Pitt enrolled 32,107 students, including 26,083 students at the Pittsburgh
Campus and 6,024 students at the regional campuses.
- Of the students enrolled at the University in Fall Term, 1995, 73 percent were full-time, 70
percent were undergraduates, 11 percent were minorities, 52 percent were female, 83 percent
were from Pennsylvania, and five percent were non-resident aliens (international students).
- Pitt students originate from 54 states and territories, as well as from 113 foreign countries.
The top five countries of origin are: China, India, Taiwan, Japan and the Republic of Korea.
- The Pittsburgh Campus includes 18 schools which offer, in addition to certificate and various
other programs, 337 distinct degree programs: 134 baccalaureate, 116 master's, 83 doctoral,
and four first professional programs.
- Pitt conferred 6,754 degrees in FY 1996. At the Pittsburgh Campus, there were 3,046
baccalaureate, 2,019 master's, 358 doctoral, and 424 first professional degrees conferred. At
the regional campuses, there were 68 associate and 839 baccalaureate degrees conferred.
Faculty and Staff Information
- Employed at the University in Fall Term, 1995 were 3,831 faculty. Of the 3,154 full-time
faculty, 13 percent were minorities, 30 percent were female, and 87 percent had the doctorate
or first professional degree as their highest earned degree.
- In Fall Term, 1995, 24 percent of the full-time faculty were professors, 29 percent were
associate professors, and 35 percent were assistant professors.
- 5,429 staff were employed at the University in Fall Term, 1995. Of the 5,047 full-time staff,
15 percent were minorities and 62 percent were female.
- Pitt's FY 1996 operating budget was $805.5 million. The largest revenue source is tuition and
fees from students, while the largest expense is for instruction.
- In addition to its 18 Pittsburgh Campus schools and four regional campuses, Pitt is comprised
of more than 170 centers, institutes, laboratories, and clinics.
- Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU) and joins in performing a
large part of basic research in the U.S. and Canada.
Library Collections and Services
- In FY 1996, the University's 31 libraries and collections totaled more than 3.7 million
volumes, 3.6 million pieces of microforms and nearly 26,000 subscriptions.
Computing and Information Services
- Computing and Information Services provides computing, information, and
telecommunications services to meet the technology needs of all students, faculty, and staff.
- There are seven public computing labs at the Pittsburgh Campus. More than 620 personal
computers and workstations are linked to PittNet.
- PittInfo is the University-wide networked information system. Pitt's Web site can be accessed
- In FY 1996, Institutional Advancement programs raised $41.4 million in contributions from
- More than 172,300 Pitt alumni reside throughout 54 states and territories and in 119 foreign