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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 2020)

Freshman Applications
Applied 32,549
Admitted 20,791
Enrolled 4,230
Percent Admitted 63.9%
Percent Admitted Who Enrolled 20.3%
Transfer Applications
Applied 2,228
Admitted 1,231
Enrolled 701

Enrollment (Fall Term 2020)

Headcount
Undergraduate 19,197
Graduate 9,037
Total Headcount Enrollment 28,234
Full-Time Equivalent
Undergraduate 18,643.2
Graduate 7,841.8
Total Full-Time Equivalent Enrollment 26,485.0

Total Undergraduate and Graduate Enrollment

Full-time
Part-time
25,319
2,715
PA Residents
Non-PA Residents
17,417
11,087
Male
Female
12,524
15,710
Average Age Undergraduate (Fall 2020)
Average Age Graduate (Masters and Doctoral Research/Scholarship) (Fall 2020)
Average Age Graduate (Professional Practice) (Fall 2020)
20
28
27

Undergraduate Enrollment by Ethnicity

International 846 4.4%
Black or African American 1,023 5.3%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 8 <1.0%
Asian 2,318 12.1%
Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander 4 <1.0%
Hispanic or Latino 1,095 5.7%
White 12,816 66.8%
Two or More Races 892 4.6%
Race Unknown 195 1.0%
Total 19,197 100.0%

Graduation and Retention Rates

4-year graduation rate 68.8% (Fall 2016)
5-year graduation rate 82.5% (Fall 2015)
6-year graduation rate 83.7% (Fall 2014)
Freshman to sophomore retention rate (Freshmen entering Fall 2019) 93.5%

 

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 2020)

Undergraduate Certificates 62
Associate 1
Baccalaureate 104
Graduate Certificates 96
Master’s 158
Doctorate

  •   Research/Scholarship
  •   Professional Practice
 

81
19

Employee Headcounts (Fall Term 2020)

Full-time faculty
Part-time faculty
Total
4,504
726
5,230
Full-time Research Associates and Postdoctoral Associates
Part-time Research Associates and Postdoctoral Associates
Total
652
15
667
Full-time staff
Part-time staff
Total
7,115
252
7,367

Instruction (Fall Term 2020)

Undergraduate class sections with 19 or fewer students 43%
Undergraduate class sections with 49 or fewer students 83%
Student to faculty ratio 14:1

Alumni

(Data reflect all university campuses.)

Total living Alumni (2020) 342,083

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