University of Pittsburgh

The University of Pittsburgh is a state-related research university, founded as the Pittsburgh Academy in 1787. Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.

The following statistics include the Pittsburgh campus as well as Pitt’s regional campuses in Bradford, Greensburg, Johnstown, and Titusville.

Achievements & Honors

In the Very Top

A member of the prestigious Association of American Universities, Pitt ranks in the very top cluster of U.S. public research universities, according to The Center for Measuring University Performance.

Reputational Rankings

In 2018, for the second consecutive year, the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings named Pitt as the best public university in the Northeastern United States.

Kiplinger’s Personal Finance named Pitt to the magazine’s list of 100 best-value public colleges nationwide. The list, released in December 2017, marked the 13th consecutive year that Pitt was ranked as the top value among all public colleges and universities in Pennsylvania.

At a Glance


25,209 full time
1,278 part time

Graduate/Doctoral Students

7,441 full time
2,100 part time


4,522 full time
835 part time

Student/Faculty Ratio


Living Alumni



6,954 full time
335 part time

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