University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$18,628
2.75% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$22,600
After Financial Aid
2019 Acceptance Rate
56.7%
32,091 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
32,686
78.5% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
82.5%
2,997 Graduates

About

University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus is a higher education institution located in Allegheny County, PA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus were General Psychology (387 degrees awarded), General Finance (249 degrees), and General Marketing & Marketing Management (228 degrees).

In 2019, 9,942 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus. 56.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (6,657 degrees), 8.79 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (757 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus is $18,628, which is $−9,872 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

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Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus is $18,628, which is $−9,872 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $22,600.

In 2019, 55% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 48% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$18,628
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus was $18,628. The cost of tuition at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus is $−9,872 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

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Average Net Price

$22,600
2019 Value
5.99%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $22,600. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus grew by 5.99%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,316
Room and Board
$752
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus was of $11,316 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $752. The cost of room and board increased by 2.41% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 2.72% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

55%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
48%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

55% of undergraduate students at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2018, when 55% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus received 32,091 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 7.48% annual growth. Out of those 32,091 applicants, 18,180 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 56.7% acceptance rate.

There were 32,686 students enrolled at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus in 2019, and 83% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus has an overall enrollment yield of 22.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

56.7%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
18,180
Accepted Out of 32,091

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus was 56.7% (18,180 admissions from 32,091 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 59.3%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants grew by 7.48%, while admissions grew by 2.74%.

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SAT Scores

83%
Submission Percentage
3,335
Scores Submitted

83% of enrolled first-time students at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus has a total enrollment of 32,686 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus is 25,674 students and the part-time enrollment is 7,012. This means that 78.5% 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 65.3% White, 8.92% Asian, 4.78% Black or African American, 4.51% Hispanic or Latino, 3.7% Two or More Races, 0.0612% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0275% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (35.6%), followed by White Male (32.3%) and Asian Female (6.83%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (29.7%), followed by White Male (19.3%) and Asian Female (3.9%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

78.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus, both undergraduate and graduate, is 32,686 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus is 25,674 and the part-time enrollment is 7,012. This means that 78.5% of students enrolled at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus are enrolled full-time compared with 77.6% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

93%
2019 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 (83%), 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
  1. White
    21,356
  2. Asian
    2,917
  3. Black or African American
    1,562

The enrolled student population at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus is 65.3% White, 8.92% Asian, 4.78% Black or African American, 4.51% Hispanic or Latino, 3.7% Two or More Races, 0.0612% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0275% 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 50.3% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.48% 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, 942 students (2.88%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 1240 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 (6,657 degrees awarded). There were 8.79 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (757 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus is General Psychology (387 degrees awarded), followed by General Finance (249 degrees) and General Marketing & Marketing Management (228 degrees).

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 Cultural & Gender Studies (231 degrees awarded), Library Science (57 degrees), and English (464 degrees).

Workforce

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 (416,693 people), Other managers (342,776 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (328,047 people), Civil engineers (266,690 people), and Mechanical engineers (199,542 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus are Cultural & Gender Studies (231 degrees awarded), Library Science (57 degrees), English (464 degrees), Language & Linguistics (191 degrees), and Engineering (1,096 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

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 Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Surgeons, Dentists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Diagnostic medical sonographers

The most specialized majors at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus are Cultural & Gender Studies (231 degrees awarded), Library Science (57 degrees), English (464 degrees), Language & Linguistics (191 degrees), and Engineering (1,096 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

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 Computer Systems Design (460,186 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (409,262 people), Elementary & secondary schools (349,557 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (348,784 people), and Construction (276,852 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus are Cultural & Gender Studies (231 degrees awarded), Library Science (57 degrees), English (464 degrees), Language & Linguistics (191 degrees), and Engineering (1,096 degrees).

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Degrees

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
  1. 387 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 249 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 228 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus was General Psychology with 387 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

4,351
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
5,591
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 4,351 degrees were awarded to men at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus, which is 0.778 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (5,591).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 200 degrees were awarded to men at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus in Computer Science, which is 6.25 times more than the 32 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 325 degrees were awarded to women at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus in General Psychology, which is 3.57 times more than the 91 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

65%
100% Completion Time
82%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 65% 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, 82% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 83% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

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 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 (69.1%).

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, 0.534% of graduates (16 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    6,657 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    757 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    431 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus is white (6,657 degrees awarded). There were 8.79 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (757 degrees).

3.17% of degree recipients (315 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    3,798 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    2,859 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Female
    427 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus is white female (3,798 degrees awarded). There were 1.33 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (2,859 degrees).

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Operations

University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus has an endowment valued at nearly $4.29B, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $201M (4.69%), compared to the 4.24% average return ($13.2M on $311M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2019, University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus had a total salary expenditure of $2.26B. University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus employs 564 Assistant professors, 492 Professors, and 425 Associate professors. Most academics at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus are Male Professors (345), Male Assistant professors(283), and Female Assistant professors (281).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus are: Office and Administrative Support, with 1269 employees, Computer, Engineering, and Science, with 1030 employees, and Management with 877 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$4.29B
2019 Endowment
2.76%
growth from 2018

University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus has an endowment valued at about $4.29B, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus grew 2.76% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.98B 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. $730M - Federal
  2. $23.5M - State
  3. $3.37M - Local

As of 2019, University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus received $730M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $23.5M from state grants and contracts, and $3.37M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$979M
2019 Salaries
5.19%
growth from 2018

In 2019, University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus paid a median of $979M in salaries, which represents 43.3% of their overall expenditure ($2.26B) and a 5.19% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.19% growth from 2017 and a 4.77% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 234M (42.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$207M
Instructional Salaries
1,854
Number of Employees

In 2019, University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus paid a total of $207M to 1,854 employees working as instructors, which represents 21.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $71.1M (30.3%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
564 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
1269 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus were Assistant professor with 564 employees; Professor with 492 employees; and Professor with 425 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus were Office and Administrative Support with 1,269 employees; Computer, Engineering, and Science with 1,030 employees; and Management with 877 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus was Male Professor with 345 employees, Male Assistant professor with 283 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 281 employees.

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

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