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University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus


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University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus
4200 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15260
General Information412-624-4141
ChancellorMark A Nordenberg
TypePublic, 4-year or above
Awards OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship, Doctor's degree - professional practice, Less than one year certificate, Two but less than 4 years certificate, Bachelor's degree, Postbaccalaureate certificate, Master's degree, Post-master's certificate
Campus SettingCity, Large
Campus HousingYes
Student Population 28,823 (18,371 undergraduate)
Student-to-Faculty Ratio15 to 1

Mission Statement

The University of Pittsburgh- founded in 1787- is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. As one of the nation's distinguished comprehensive universities- the resources of the University constitute an invaluable asset for the intellectual- economic- and social enrichment of Pennsylvania- while the international prestige of the University enhances the image of Pennsylvania throughout the world. The University's mission is to: Provide high-quality undergraduate programs in the arts and sciences and professional fields- with emphasis upon those of special benefit to the citizens of Pennsylvania. Offer superior graduate programs in the arts and sciences and the professions that respond to the needs of Pennsylvania- as well as to the broader needs of the nation and the world. Engage in research- artistic- and scholarly activities that advance learning through the extension of the frontiers of knowledge and creative endeavor. Cooperate with industrial and governmental institutions to transfer knowledge in science- technology- and health care. Offer continuing education programs adapted to the personal enrichment- professional upgrading- and career advancement interests and needs of adult Pennsylvanians. Make available to local communities and public agencies the expertise of the University in ways that are consistent with the primary teaching and research functions and contribute to social- intellectual- and economic development in the Commonwealth- the nation- and the world. The trustees- faculty- staff- students- and administration of the University are dedicated to accomplishing this mission- to which they pledge their individual and collective efforts- determined that the University shall continue to be counted among the prominent institutions of higher education throughout the world.
Special Learning Opportunities Religious Affiliation
ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Teacher certification
Not applicable
Student Services Undergraduates registered as students with disabilities
Remedial service
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted  
Dual credit
Advanced placement credits
Faculty and Graduate Assistants Full-timePart-time
Total Faculty 00
Instructional 00
Research and Public Service 00
Total Graduate Assistants -0
Instructional -0
Research and Public Service -0