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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 2017)

Headcount
Undergraduate 19,326
Graduate 9,316
Total Headcount Enrollment 28,642
Full-Time Equivalent
Undergraduate 18,764.4
Graduate 8,170.6
Total Full-Time Equivalent Enrollment 26,935.0

Total Undergraduate and Graduate Enrollment

Full-time
Part-time

25,797
  2,845

PA Residents
Non-PA Residents
17,802
10,840
Male
Female
13,482
15,160
Average Age Undergraduate
Average Age Graduate (Masters and Doctoral Research/Scholarship)
Average Age Graduate (Professional Practice)
21
28
27

Undergraduate Enrollment by Ethnicity

International 803 4.2%
Black or African American 984 5.1%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 13 <1.0%
Asian 1,934 10.0%
Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander 8 <1.0%
Hispanic or Latino 717 3.7%
White 13,848 71.7%
Two or More Races 796 4.1%
Race Unknown 223 1.2%
Total 19,326 100.0%

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, 2016 to June 30, 2017)

Certificate/diploma 972
Associate degrees 12
Bachelor’s degrees 4,527
Postbachelor’s certificates 369
Master’s degrees 2,280
Post-Master's certificates 15
Doctoral degrees - research/scholarship 416
Doctoral degrees - professional practice 657
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 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 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 (2017) 323,883

Tuition (AY 2017-2018)

(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
$29,692

Graduate

  • PA residents
  • Non-PA residents

 

$22,290
$36,980

Undergraduate - Room $6,300
Undergraduate - Board $4,650
Undergraduate - Mandatory Fees $950