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The Office of Institutional Research has compiled the Fast Facts information to provide a quick and concise source to answer commonly requested data inquiries. For more information on the University of Pittsburgh, refer to the Fact Book or the Common Data Set.

General Information

Address: 4200 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15260
Website: www.pitt.edu
Founded: 1787
Accreditation: Middle States Association
Carnegie Classification: Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity
Chancellor: Dr. Patrick D. Gallagher

Admissions (Fall Term 2016)

Freshman Applications
Applied 29,175
Admitted 16,165
Enrolled 3,954
Percent Admitted 55.4%
Percent Admitted Who Enrolled 24.5%
Transfer Applications
Applied 3,204
Admitted 1,252
Enrolled 697

Enrollment (Fall Term 2016)

Headcount
Undergraduate 19,123
Graduate 9,541
Total Headcount Enrollment 28,664
Full-Time Equivalent
Undergraduate 18,547.0
Graduate 8,281.0
Total Full-Time Equivalent Enrollment 26,828.0

Total Undergraduate and Graduate Enrollment

Full-time
Part-time
25,604
3,060
PA Residents
Non-PA Residents
17,963
10,701
Male
Female
13,467
15,197
Average Age Undergraduate
Average Age Graduate (Masters and Doctoral Research/Scholarship)
Average Age Graduate (Professional Practice)
21
28
27

Undergraduate Enrollment by Ethnicity

International 715 3.7%
Black or African American 1,014 5.3%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 14 <1.0%
Asian 1,888 9.9%
Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander 8 <1.0%
Hispanic or Latino 669 3.5%
White 13,876 72.6%
Two or More Races 717 3.7%
Race Unknown 222 1.2%
Total 19,123 100.0%

Graduation and Retention Rates (Freshmen entering Fall 2010)

4-year graduation rate 65.3% (Fall 2012)
5-year graduation rate 80.7% (Fall 2011)
6-year graduation rate 81.4% (Fall 2010)
Freshman to sophomore retention rate (Freshmen entering Fall 2015) 92%

Degrees Conferred (from July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016)

Certificate/diploma 960
Associate degrees 0
Bachelor’s degrees 4,453
Postbachelor’s certificates 332
Master’s degrees 2,309
Post-Master's certificates 16
Doctoral degrees - research/scholarship 461
Doctoral degrees - professional practice 652
Doctoral degrees - other 0

Number of Academic Programs (Fall Term 2016)

Undergraduate Certificates 60
Associate 1
Baccalaureate 110
Graduate Certificates 100
Master’s 145

Doctorate

  •   Research/Scholarship
  •   Professional Practice

 

83
18

Employee Headcounts (Fall Term 2016)

Full-time faculty
Part-time faculty
Total
4,207
770
4,977
Full-time Research Associates and Postdoctoral Associates
Part-time Research Associates and Postdoctoral Associates
Total
772
24
796
Full-time staff
Part-time staff
Total
6,513
316
6,829

Instruction (Fall Term 2016)

Undergraduate class sections with 19 or fewer students 41%
Undergraduate class sections with 49 or fewer students 80%
Student to faculty ratio (data as of Fall Term 2015) 15:1

Alumni

(Data reflect all university campuses.)

Total living Alumni (2016) 324,207

Tuition (AY 2016-2017)

(Figures are for  two-terms for a full-time student enrolled in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences; other school tuition may vary.)

Undergraduate

  •   PA residents
  •   Non-PA residents

 

$17,688
$28,828

Graduate

  • PA residents
  • Non-PA residents

 

$21,748
$35,904

Undergraduate - Room $6,300
Undergraduate - Board $4,650
Undergraduate - Mandatory Fees $930