University of Pittsburgh

University of Pittsburgh, locally referred to as "Pitt", is a public higher education institution located in the Oakland neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Pitt is comprised of 17 academic schools and departments and has a total annual enrollment of roughly 28,700 undergraduate and graduate students – making it the 3rd largest higher education institution in the state of Pennsylvania. Pitt is a research university classified as a 'High Level Research' institution with an annaul research budget of $900 million and an overall operating budget of roughly $2 billion. The university currently receives the 6th largest amount of federal research funding among all research universities in the United States.

While Pitt has a strong focus on liberal arts education, it also offers a comprehensive curriculum that includes instruction in the arts, sciences and humanities. In recent years, Pitt has opened up more and more research opportunities to undergraduate students. At the undergraduate level, Pitt awards Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Science (BS) and Bachelor of Philosophy degrees. Pitt also awards graduate certificates, master's degrees, doctoral degrees and professional degrees.

The University of Pittsburgh was ranked 39th in the nation and 58th in the world by the Academic Ranking of World Universities. Many of the school's programs have been ranked in the top 100 in the nation including health sciences. Pitt is consistently ranked among the top public universities in the world. Several college ranking publications have recognized Pitt as a "best value" among U.S. colleges and universities.

Katz Graduate School of Business

The Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business offers a full-time (2-year), part-time and accelerated (1-year) MBA program, a Master of Science in Accounting (MAcc) as well as several PhD programs in business administration and management. Katz is housed within the university's College of Business Administration which also offers undergraduate degrees in business. The school offers an Executive MBA program and several joint/dual MBA degrees programs including the MBA/JD, MBA/MS in Engineering, MBA/MPIA, MBA/MIS and MBA/MIB.

Areas of concentration within the MBA program include Marketing, Finance, Information Systems, Operations Management, Organizational Behavior, Human Resources Management and Strategy.

Online Degrees and Education

The University of Pittsburgh offers students various online learning opportunities and degree programs. Online courses are taught by the same faculty to who teach on campus, ensuring that online students receive the same curriculum and quality of education as their campus-based counterparts. The online learning system at Pitt offers a high level of student-to-faculty, student-to-student, and student-to-content interaction. Unlike many online schools and colleges that provide "canned" courses and instruction, Pitt provides an online offering designed specifically to meet the education needs of each student and an individualized learning experience.

General Information

Phone Number: (412) 624-4141
Address: 4200 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260
Institution Type: Public, 4-year or above
Size: Very Large ( 18,000+ undergrad, 10,000+ grad )
Award Levels: Certificate, Bachelor's Master's, Doctoral
In-State Tuition $ 13,401
Out-of-State Tuition $ 23,114
Online Degrees Offered: NO
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 14 to 1
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Majors and Degrees

Majors/Degrees CERT BS/BA MA/MS PHD
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Biology Biological Sciences
Cell Cellular Biology and Histology
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Exercise Physiology
Human Medical Genetics
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
Molecular Biology
Molecular Biophysics
Molecular Genetics
Molecular Pharmacology
Neurobiology and Anatomy
Pathology Experimental Pathology
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business Administration and Management
Business Commerce
International Business Trade Commerce
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
Management Information Systems
Marketing Marketing Management
Organizational Behavior Studies
Communication and Journalism
Mass Media Studies
Computer Information Sciences
Artificial Intelligence
Computer Science
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Information Science Studies
Education and Teaching
Educational Leadership and Administration
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Engineering Physics (applied Physics)
General Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Materials Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Mining and Mineral Engineering
Nuclear Engineering
Petroleum Engineering
English Language and Literature Letters
Children's and Adolescent Literature
Creative Writing
English Language and Literature
English Literature (british and Commonwealth)
Rhetoric and Composition
Ethnic, Cultural and Group Studies
African Studies
African-american Black Studies
Area Studies
Asian Studies
East Asian Studies
European Studies
Latin American Studies
Russian Studies
Western European Studies
Women's Studies
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Arabic Language and Literature
Chinese Language and Literature
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
French Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Italian Language and Literature
Japanese Language and Literature
Russian Language and Literature
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Spanish Language and Literature
Health Professions and Related Programs
Assistive Augmentative Technology and Rehabilitation Engineering
Audiology Audiologist and Speech-language Pathology Pathologist
Bioethics Medical Ethics
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Dental Hygiene Hygienist
Dietetics Dietitian
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services
Environmental Health
Genetic Counseling Counselor
Health Health Care Administration Management
Health Information Medical Records Administration Administrator
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences
Kinesiotherapy Kinesiotherapist
Medical Scientist
Nurse Anesthetist
Occupational Therapy Therapist
Orthodontics Orthodontology
Orthotist Prosthetist
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Pharmacy Administration and Pharmacy Policy and Regulatory Affairs
Physical Therapy Therapist
Public Health
Registered Nursing Registered Nurse
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing
Rehabilitation Science
Speech-language Pathology Pathologist
History and Philosophy Of Science and Technology
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Legal Professions and Studies
International Law and Legal Studies
Legal Professions and Studies
Legal Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities
Humanities Humanistic Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies
Library Science
Library and Information Science
Mathematics and Statistics
Applied Mathematics
Mathematics and Statistics
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies
Biological and Physical Sciences
Historic Preservation and Conservation
Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Multi- Interdisciplinary Studies
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Jewish Judaic Studies
Religion Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Geological and Earth Sciences Geosciences
Geology Earth Science
Physical Sciences
Educational Psychology
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Public Administration
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Public Policy Analysis
Social Work
Social Sciences
International Relations and Affairs
National Security Policy Studies
Political Science and Government
Social Sciences
Urban Studies Affairs
Visual and Performing Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Drama and Dramatics Theatre Arts
Film Cinema Video Studies
Fine Studio Arts

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