University of Pittsburgh
The University of Pittsburgh is a state related research university, founded as the Pittsburgh Academy in 1787. Today, it claims its place among the top public research universities in the nation. The University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. It is an internationally respected centre of learning and research, offering exceptional educational opportunities in the arts, sciences, and professions. 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.
As a state related, coeducational institution, it’s Pittsburgh campus offers a multitude of degree granting and other programs housed in 16 undergraduate, graduate, and professional schools. The University system includes the Pittsburgh campus and four regional campuses at Bradford, Greensburg, Johnstown, and Titusville. There are more than 100 academic, researches, and administrative buildings and residence halls located on the campus.
The 132 acre Pittsburgh campus is located in the city's Oakland neighbourhood. Pitt's regional campuses in Bradford, Greensburg, Johnstown, and Titusville offer the advantages and environment of liberal arts colleges along with the resources and prestige of a major research university.
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