University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$19,760
3.5% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$24,286
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.32%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
49.1%
53,072 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
33,767
78.9% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
83.7%
3,305 Graduates

About

University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus is a higher education institution located in Allegheny County, PA. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus were Other Research & Experimental Psychology (474 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (309 degrees), and General Biological Sciences (280 degrees).

In 2022, 9,973 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus. 59.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (6,541 degrees), 6.3 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (1,038 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus is $19,760, which is $−10,390 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

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Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus is $19,760, which is $−10,390 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $24,286.

In 2022, 66% of undergraduate students attending University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 38% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$19,760
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus was $19,760. The cost of tuition at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus is $−10,390 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

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Average Net Price

$24,286
2022 Value
5.61%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $24,286. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus grew by 5.61%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,817
Room and Board
$716
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus was of $11,817 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 2.47% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $716. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

66%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
38%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

66% of undergraduate students at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 15.8% with respect to 2021, when 57% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
1.32%
2019 Default Rate
90
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus was 1.32%, which represents 90 out of the 6829 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus received 53,072 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 53.1% annual growth. Out of those 53,072 applicants, 26,079 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 49.1% acceptance rate.

There were 33,767 students enrolled at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus in 2022. 47% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus has an overall enrollment yield of 16.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

49.1%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
26,079
Accepted Out of 53,072

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus was 49.1% (26,079 admissions from 53,072 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 66.7%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 53.1%, while admissions grew by 12.9%..

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SAT Scores

47%
Submission Percentage (2022)
2,072
Scores Submitted (2022)

47% of enrolled first-time students at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus had a total enrollment of 33,767 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus is 26,630 students and the part-time enrollment is 7,137. This means that 78.9% of students enrolled at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus, both undergraduate and graduate, is 61.2% White, 11.5% Asian, 6.15% Hispanic or Latino, 5.25% Black or African American, 4.11% Two or More Races, 0.0652% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0415% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (35.7%), followed by White Male (26.8%) and Asian Female (8.76%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (30.5%), followed by White Male (16.3%) and Asian Female (5.59%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

78.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 33,767 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus is 26,630 and the part-time enrollment is 7,137. This means that 78.9% of students enrolled at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus are enrolled full-time compared with 77.4% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

93%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus was 93%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (84%), University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    20,650 enrolled students
  2. Asian
    3,886 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    2,077 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus is 61.2% White, 11.5% Asian, 6.15% Hispanic or Latino, 5.25% Black or African American, 4.11% Two or More Races, 0.0652% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0415% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 47.5% White, 15.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.58% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 836 students (2.48%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 1,835 more women than men received degrees from University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus is white (6,541 degrees awarded). There were 6.3 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (1038 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus is Other Research & Experimental Psychology (474 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (309 degrees) and General Biological Sciences (280 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Library Science (69 degrees awarded), English (389 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (210 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus are Software developers (464,494 people), Other managers (448,997 people), Physicians (434,890 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (350,093 people), and Civil engineers (282,164 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus in 2022 are Library Science (69 degrees awarded), English (389 degrees), Language & Linguistics (210 degrees), Engineering (987 degrees), and Biology (890 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus are Podiatrists, Surgeons, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Physicians, and Nurse anesthetists

The most specialized majors at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus are Library Science (69 degrees awarded), English (389 degrees), Language & Linguistics (210 degrees), Engineering (987 degrees), and Biology (890 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (578,422 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (557,052 people), Computer Systems Design (542,170 people), Elementary & secondary schools (498,330 people), and Architectural, engineering & related services (455,091 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus are Library Science (69 degrees awarded), English (389 degrees), Language & Linguistics (210 degrees), Engineering (987 degrees), and Biology (890 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 474 degrees awarded
  2. 309 degrees awarded
  3. 280 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus was Other Research & Experimental Psychology with 474 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

4,069
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
5,904
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 4,069 degrees were awarded to men at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus, which is 0.689 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (5,904).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 191 degrees were awarded to men at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus in Computer Science, which is 4.9 times more than the 39 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 389 degrees were awarded to men at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus in Other Research & Experimental Psychology, which is 4.05 times more than the 96 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

69%
100% Completion Time
84%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 69% of students graduating from University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 84% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 84% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Doctoral Universities Carnegie Classification group.

Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.968% of graduates (32 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    6,541 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    1,038 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    485 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus is white (6,541 degrees awarded). There were 6.3 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (1038 degrees).

2.09% of degree recipients (208 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    3,873 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    2,668 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Female
    698 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus is white female (3,873 degrees awarded). There were 1.45 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (2668 degrees).

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Operations

University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus has an endowment valued at nearly $5.49B, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−0.128%) compared to the 1.13% average return (4.2M on 373M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2022, University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus had a total salary expenditure of 2.59B. University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus employs 617 Assistant professors, 571 Professors and 524 Associate professors. Most academics at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus are Male Professor (357), Female Assistant professor (351), and Male Associate professor (268).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus are: Office and Administrative Support, with 1,158 employees, Computer, Engineering, and Science, with 1,036 employees, and Management with 1,034 employees.

Endowment

$5.49B
2022 Endowment
2.17%
decline from 2021

University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus has an endowment valued at about $5.49B, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus declined 2.17% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $5.11B higher than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $927M - Federal
  2. $52.2M - State
  3. $5.39M - Local

As of 2022, University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus received $927M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $52.2M from state grants and contracts, and $5.39M from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$1.13B
2022 Salaries
2.31%
growth from 2021

In 2022, University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus paid a median of $1.13B in salaries, which represents 43.6% of their overall expenditure ($2.59B) and a 2.31% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 246M (41.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$221M
Instructional Salaries
1,922
Number of Employees

In 2022, University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus paid a total of $221M to 1,922 employees working as instructors, which represents 19.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $73.7M (30%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
617 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
1,158 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus were Assistant professor with 617 employees, Professor with 571 employees, and Associate professor with 524 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus were Office and Administrative Support with 1,158 employees, Computer, Engineering, and Science with 1,036 employees, and Management with 1,034 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus was Male Professor with 357 employees, Female Assistant professor with 351 employees, and Male Associate professor with 268 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus.

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