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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 2018)

Freshman Applications
Applied 29,857
Admitted 17,696
Enrolled 4,125
Percent Admitted 59.3%
Percent Admitted Who Enrolled 23.3%
Transfer Applications
Applied 2,580
Admitted 1,324
Enrolled 837

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

4-year graduation rate 68.9% (Fall 2014)
5-year graduation rate 81.0% (Fall 2013)
6-year graduation rate 82.8% (Fall 2012)
Freshman to sophomore retention rate (Freshmen entering Fall 2017) 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, 2018 to June 30, 2019)

Certificate/diploma 1,008
Associate degrees 30
Bachelor’s degrees 4,713
Postbachelor’s certificates 303
Master’s degrees 2,137
Post-Master's certificates 16
Doctoral degrees - research/scholarship 391
Doctoral degrees - professional practice 606
Doctoral degrees - other 0

Number of Academic Programs (Fall Term 2018)

Undergraduate Certificates 60
Associate 1
Baccalaureate 104
Graduate Certificates 78
Master’s 147
Doctorate

  •   Research/Scholarship
  •   Professional Practice
 

81
19

Employee Headcounts (Fall Term 2018)

Full-time faculty
Part-time faculty
Total
4,447
748
5,195
Full-time Research Associates and Postdoctoral Associates
Part-time Research Associates and Postdoctoral Associates
Total
651
19
670
Full-time staff
Part-time staff
Total
7,104
290
7,394

Instruction (Fall Term 2018)

Undergraduate class sections with 19 or fewer students 45%
Undergraduate class sections with 49 or fewer students 82%
Student to faculty ratio (Fall 2018) 14:1

Alumni

(Data reflect all university campuses.)

Total living Alumni (2018) 331,873

Tuition (AY 2019-2020)

(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 $1,090