University of Pittsburgh
The University of Pittsburgh is a state-related research university, founded as the Pittsburgh Academy in 1787.The University began in the Pennsylvania wilderness as the Pittsburgh Academy in 1787, the year the U.S. Constitution was adopted. Thirty-two years later, the Pittsburgh Academy became the Western University of Pittsburgh, and in 1908, the school changed its name to the University of Pittsburgh. Graduate degrees have been conferred since 1836, and the first doctoral program was developed in 1884. A private institution for most of its past, the University of Pittsburgh became state-related in 1966, establishing a relationship with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania that continues to benefit both partners. Today, as an elected member of the prestigious Association of American Universities, the University of Pittsburgh claims its place among the top public research universities in the nation. Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America. Founded in 1787, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States.
They welcome applications from international students and want to make your application process as smooth as possible. It is to your advantage to plan ahead and submit your application and required admission materials early, especially if your academic credentials are international. The University of Pittsburgh is an internationally respected center of learning and research, offering exceptional educational opportunities in the arts, sciences, and professions. 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. As a state-related, coeducational institution, the University of Pittsburgh’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, research, and administrative buildings and residence halls located on the Pittsburgh campus, which covers 132 acres in the culturally rich Oakland neighborhood. At the heart of the campus stands a central landmark-the Cathedral of Learning, a 42-story Gothic tower, which is the tallest school building in the Western Hemisphere. The Cathedral contains the Nationality Rooms, 27 classrooms, each designed to reflect a distinct culture and providing an overall, multidimensional understanding of America’s heritage. Explore an interactive map the 132-acre Pittsburgh campus, located in the city's Oakland neighborhood. You can also search for specific buildings. 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.
To find out more about the information shown here – read about How we collect and display course information. IDP assumes no responsibility or liability for any errors or omissions in the content of this site. We always recommend that you speak to an IDP counsellor to get the latest and most accurate advice.