Great Minds Up Close
Pitt has one of the lowest student-to-faculty ratios among major research universities and one of the biggest commitments to undergraduate research and teaching. You’re never very far from very big thinking. See Pitt faculty in action.
The Bright Lights of Education
Christel Temple is an Associate Professor of Africana Studies. Take one of her classes and you are going to benefit from the full force of her many specialties: literature, theatre, mythology, and literary theory and criticism. All used to explore the stories and perspectives of Africans, African Americans, and members of the Diaspora.
The Pitt Guarantee
If your professional goals have always been crystal clear, our Pitt Freshman Guarantee offers exceptionally talented students the ability to lock in admission at one of our top-ranked graduate and professional programs: business, communication science, dental medicine, education, engineering, health information systems, information sciences, law, medicine, nursing, nutrition and dietetics, occupational therapy, pharmacy, physician assistant, physical therapy, public health, public and international affairs, social work.
Internships for Everyone
That’s our promise if you enroll in our Internship Preparation Program. In workshops and individual coaching, we’ll show you how to connect with employers with a compelling resume and interview. Then we’ll help you identify internships that match your aspirations, and seal the deal.
Outside the Classroom Curriculum
Grow as a leader, communicator, and citizen with this one-of-a-kind leadership and service program. Complete a course and you’ll gain an OCC certificate that becomes part of your college transcript.
Outstanding Career Services
Our Career Center is committed to supporting your success. We guarantee career coaching for every student.
Recruited University of Pittsburgh students for employment in 2017 through Handshake job postings, career fairs, networking events, and on-campus interviews.
It’s Our Homefield Advantage, Too.
Our Pittsburgh Panthers play at Heinz Field and share a practice facility with the Steelers at the UPMC Sports Performance Complex, one of the leading sports medicine centers in the U.S.
Two campus eateries made “50 Best Late Night College Eats”: The Original Hot Dog Shop and Fat Heads. The mother of all sandwiches, however, is found at Primanti Brothers’—stuffed with French fries, it’s a Pittsburgh institution.
Your Second Home
Our campus is the always buzzing Oakland neighborhood, also known as the home to “eds and meds” and the address of gorgeous Schenley Park. So it’s easy to understand why 98 percent of first year students live on campus.
Up for the Challenge
The Pitt Honors is one of only a handful of universities in the United States to offer the prestigious Bachelor of Philosophy degree.