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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; Fall 2021 data available in January 2022)

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 2021)

Headcount
Undergraduate 19,980
Graduate 9,258
Total Headcount Enrollment 29,238
Full-Time Equivalent
Undergraduate 19,521.0
Graduate 8,085.6
Total Full-Time Equivalent Enrollment 27,606.6

Total Undergraduate and Graduate Enrollment

Full-time
Part-time
26,519
2,719
PA Residents
Non-PA Residents
17,229
12,009
Male
Female
12,572
16,666
Average Age Undergraduate (Fall 2021)
Average Age Graduate (Masters and Doctoral Research/Scholarship) (Fall 2021)
Average Age Graduate (Professional Practice) (Fall 2021)
20
29
27

Undergraduate Enrollment by Ethnicity

International 840 4.2%
Black or African American 1,082 5.4%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 8 <1.0%
Asian 2,705 13.5%
Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander 5 <1.0%
Hispanic or Latino 1,275 6.3%
White 12,871 64.4%
Two or More Races 913 4.6%
Race Unknown 281 1.4%
Total 19,980 100.0%

Graduation and Retention Rates

4-year graduation rate 70.8% (Fall 2017)
5-year graduation rate 82.6% (Fall 2016)
6-year graduation rate 84.3% (Fall 2015
Freshman to sophomore retention rate (Freshmen entering Fall 2020) 93.4%

 

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, 2020 to June 30, 2021)

Certificate/diploma 963
Associate degrees 49
Bachelor’s degrees 4,790
Postbachelor’s certificates 333
Master’s degrees 1,869
Post-Master's certificates 21
Doctoral degrees - research/scholarship 353
Doctoral degrees - professional practice 722
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 2021)

Full-time faculty
Part-time faculty
Total
4,593
803
5,396
Full-time Research Associates and Postdoctoral Associates
Part-time Research Associates and Postdoctoral Associates
Total
679
20
699
Full-time staff
Part-time staff
Total
7,203
240
7,443

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

Tuition (AY 2021-2022)

(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
 

$19,092
$34,124

Graduate

  •   PA residents
  •   Non-PA residents
 

$24,118
$40,894

Undergraduate - Room $6,880
Undergraduate - Board $4,940
Undergraduate - Mandatory Fees $1,270