The University of Pittsburgh offers maximum value. Considering the knowledge, opportunities, experience, and connections you’ll gain, an education at Pitt is time well spent.

Pitt ranks as the top value among all public colleges and universities in Pennsylvania, according to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance. Your final cost will depend on your financial aid package, residency, and program of study. The rates listed below are for undergraduate students. For graduate tuition rates, please visit this site.

Academic Year (Fall/Spring Terms)

Full-time In-state Tuition Full-time Out-of-state Tuition
Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences $17,688 $28,828
College of Business Administration $19,758 $32,478
Swanson School of Engineering $18,870 $31,502
School of Nursing $22,270 $36,642
School of Dental Medicine (Undergraduate) $17,186 $28,690
School of Education $17,688 $28,828
College of General Studies $17,688 $28,828
School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences $22,270 $36,642
School of Information Sciences $19,054 $31,144
School of Pharmacy $30,284 $33,908
School of Social Work $17,688 $28,828

Mandatory Fees

Student Activity $160
Wellness $240
Computing and Network Services $350
Security, Safety, and Transportation $180

Room and Board

Housing accommodations range from single rooms to quadruple suites, and room charges vary accordingly. The cost of a double room and an average meal plan is listed here. $11,536

Managing Your Student Account

The Student Payment Center manages student accounts and PittPAY, the student financial portal where you can view all of your student account activity and due date, make online payments, enroll in payment plans, grant access to your Authorized Users, and update your student refund preferences. Visit the Student Payment Center website for information that will help you manage your financial obligations and maintain excellent financial and academic progress. Topics include:

  • Understanding your student account
  • Due dates
  • Payment options, payment plans, and international payments
  • Granting access to others so they can view and make payments on your account
  • Setting up eRefunds, so we can send money to you from your student account

Please Note

Tuition, fees, and average room and board at time of posting (as of December 22, 2016). Charges are subject to change without notice. We recommend that you plan about $762 per year for a book allowance and about $3,300 for miscellaneous expenses such as clothes, travel, laundry, and spending money.