University of Pittsburgh at Pittsburgh School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Pittsburgh, PA

$18,628

Avg in-state tuition

$32,656

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About University of Pittsburgh at Pittsburgh

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

The University of Pittsburgh at Pittsburgh is a large public university located on an urban campus in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 32,277, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 64%. The university offers 111 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 84%, and a student-faculty ratio of 14:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $18,628, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $32,656.

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Admissions Breakdown

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

64% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Test scores Considered (not required)

High school rank Considered (not required)

High school GPA Recommended

Completion of college prep program Required

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Considered (not required)

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

Students who attend this school typically have higher standardized test scores than students at other schools.

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SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1243-1420

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 28-32

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of more than 15,000 students.

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32k

Students Enrolled

23%

Online Student Enrollment

14:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online
On-campus
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Demographics

White

65%

Asian

10%

Non-U.S. Citizen

8%

Black

5%

Hispanic

5%

Two or more races

4%

Unknown

3%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

56%

Socio-economic diversity

16% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

16

Total Online Enrollment

7,281

Student Location Breakout

23% 77%

Percent of Programs Online

96% On-campus

4% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates Not offered

Associate Not offered

Bachelor's Not offered

Graduate Certificate 15% online

Master's 3% online

Doctorate 1% online

Student Charges

Tuition and Required Fees

Student Level In-state Out-of-state
Undergraduate $18,628 $32,656
Graduate $23,530 $39,898

Cost of Undergraduate Attendance

Costs based on full-time, first-time, degree or certificate-seeking undergraduates for the 2020–2021 academic year.

Costs to Consider Price
Books and supplies $716
On-campus room and board $11,250
On-campus other expenses $3,502
Off-campus (not with family) room and board $11,814
Off-campus (not with family) other expenses $3,502
Off-campus (with family) other expenses $3,502

Total Undergraduate Cost

Total cost by category In-state Out-of-state
On-campus $34,096 $48,124
Off-campus without family $34,660 $48,688
Off-campus with family $22,846 $36,874

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

34%

State Grant Aid

12%

Institution Grant Aid

56%

Pell Grant

16%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $3,329
State Grant Aid $3,629
Institution Grant Aid $12,467
Pell Grant Aid $4,387

Financial Outlook

$44k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$25k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPEDS data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.