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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 2017)

Freshman Applications
Applied 27,679
Admitted 16,528
Enrolled 4,019
Percent Admitted 59.7%
Percent Admitted Who Enrolled 24.3%
Transfer Applications
Applied 2,575
Admitted 1,196
Enrolled 718

Enrollment (Fall Term 2018)

Headcount
Undergraduate 19,330
Graduate 9,343
Total Headcount Enrollment 28,673
Full-Time Equivalent
Undergraduate 18,784.6
Graduate 8,225.2
Total Full-Time Equivalent Enrollment 27,009.8

Total Undergraduate and Graduate Enrollment

Full-time
Part-time
25,901
2,772
PA Residents
Non-PA Residents
17,417
11,256
Male
Female
13,264
15,409
Average Age Undergraduate
Average Age Graduate (Masters and Doctoral Research/Scholarship)
Average Age Graduate (Professional Practice)
20
28
27

Undergraduate Enrollment by Ethnicity

International 920 4.8%
Black or African American 972 5.0%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 11 <1.0%
Asian 2,028 10.5%
Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander 8 <1.0%
Hispanic or Latino 809 4.2%
White 13,532 70.0%
Two or More Races 844 4.4%
Race Unknown 206 1.1%
Total 19,330 100.0%

Graduation and Retention Rates (Freshmen entering Fall 2011)

4-year graduation rate 65.4% (Fall 2013)
5-year graduation rate 81.0% (Fall 2012)
6-year graduation rate 82.7% (Fall 2011)
Freshman to sophomore retention rate (Freshmen entering Fall 2016) 93%

Degrees Conferred (from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018)

Certificate/diploma 1,049
Associate degrees 33
Bachelor’s degrees 4,668
Postbachelor’s certificates 319
Master’s degrees 2,138
Post-Master's certificates 20
Doctoral degrees - research/scholarship 419
Doctoral degrees - professional practice 621
Doctoral degrees - other 0

Number of Academic Programs (Fall Term 2017)

Undergraduate Certificates 60
Associate 1
Baccalaureate 110
Graduate Certificates 96
Master’s 148
Doctorate

  •   Research/Scholarship
  •   Professional Practice
85
18

Employee Headcounts (Fall Term 2017)

Full-time faculty
Part-time faculty
Total
4,318
756
5,074
Full-time Research Associates and Postdoctoral Associates
Part-time Research Associates and Postdoctoral Associates
Total
702
18
720
Full-time staff
Part-time staff
Total
6,845
303
7,148

Instruction (Fall Term 2017)

Undergraduate class sections with 19 or fewer students 41%
Undergraduate class sections with 49 or fewer students 80%
Student to faculty ratio 14:1

Alumni

(Data reflect all university campuses.)

Total living Alumni (2018) 331,873

Tuition (AY 2018-2019)

(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
$18,130
$31,102
Graduate

  • PA residents
  • Non-PA residents
$22,846
$38,736
Undergraduate - Room $6,400
Undergraduate - Board $4,650
Undergraduate - Mandatory Fees $950