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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 University 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 2019)

Freshman Applications
Applied 32,091
Admitted 18,180
Enrolled 4,026
Percent Admitted 56.7%
Percent Admitted Who Enrolled 22.1%
Transfer Applications
Applied 2,242
Admitted 1,169
Enrolled 787

Enrollment (Fall Term 2019)

Headcount
Undergraduate 19,200
Graduate 9,191
Total Headcount Enrollment 28,391
Full-Time Equivalent
Undergraduate 18,685.8
Graduate 8,044.4
Total Full-Time Equivalent Enrollment 26,730.2

Total Undergraduate and Graduate Enrollment

Full-time
Part-time
25,623
2,768
PA Residents
Non-PA Residents
17,149
11,242
Male
Female
12,862
15,529
Average Age Undergraduate
Average Age Graduate (Masters and Doctoral Research/Scholarship)
Average Age Graduate (Professional Practice)
20
28
27

Undergraduate Enrollment by Ethnicity

International 924 4.8%
Black or African American 1,009 5.3%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 10 <1.0%
Asian 2,148 11.2%
Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander 3 <1.0%
Hispanic or Latino 948 4.9%
White 13,102 68.2%
Two or More Races 860 4.5%
Race Unknown 196 1.0%
Total 19,200 100.0%

Graduation and Retention Rates

4-year graduation rate 69.0% (Fall 2015)
5-year graduation rate 82.3% (Fall 2014)
6-year graduation rate 83.0% (Fall 2013)
Freshman to sophomore retention rate (Freshmen entering Fall 2018) 93%

 

Note: Graduation and retention rates shown reflect students who started at the Pittsburgh Campus and were subsequently retained or went on to graduate from any of the five University of Pittsburgh campuses.

Degrees Conferred (from July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020)

Certificate/diploma 1,064
Associate degrees 2
Bachelor’s degrees 4,816
Postbachelor’s certificates 315
Master’s degrees 2,043
Post-Master's certificates 20
Doctoral degrees - research/scholarship 420
Doctoral degrees - professional practice 693
Doctoral degrees - other 0

Number of Academic Programs (Fall Term 2019)

Undergraduate Certificates 62
Associate 1
Baccalaureate 107
Graduate Certificates 89
Master’s 156
Doctorate

  •   Research/Scholarship
  •   Professional Practice
 

81
19

Employee Headcounts (Fall Term 2019)

Full-time faculty
Part-time faculty
Total
4,492
748
5,240
Full-time Research Associates and Postdoctoral Associates
Part-time Research Associates and Postdoctoral Associates
Total
695
14
709
Full-time staff
Part-time staff
Total
7,393
301
7,694

Instruction (Fall Term 2019)

Undergraduate class sections with 19 or fewer students 45%
Undergraduate class sections with 49 or fewer students 82%
Student to faculty ratio (Fall Term 2019) 14:1

Alumni

(Data reflect all university campuses.)

Total living Alumni (2019) 336,795

Tuition (AY 2020-2021)

(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
 

$18,628
$32,656

Graduate

  •   PA residents
  •   Non-PA residents
 

$23,530
$39,898

Undergraduate - Room $6,550
Undergraduate - Board $4,700
Undergraduate - Mandatory Fees $1,050