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Best Values in Colleges

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University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA)


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University of Pittsburgh is ranked 38 in Kiplinger's 2016 list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 124 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 86%
Applicants who took ACT 44%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+15%
600-69953%
600+68%

SAT Math Score

700+23%
600-69957%
600+80%

ACT Score

30-3640%
24-2955%
24+95%

Students applied30,629
Students admitted16,271
Admission rate53%

Students per faculty14

4-year graduation rate65%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$17,292
Fees$900
Room and board$10,900
Estimated book expense$762
Total cost$29,854

Cost after need-based aid$21,769
Cost after non-need-based aid$18,394

Average debt at graduation$36,466

Out of State

Tuition$28,058
Fees$900
Room and board$10,900
Estimated book expense$762
Total cost$40,620

Cost after need-based aid$32,535
Cost after non-need-based aid$29,160

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$48,200

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met54%
Average need-based aid$8,085
Average non-need-based aid$11,460

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment18,757

Full-Time

Men8,726
Women8,968

Part-Time

Men533
Women530

Freshmen retained93%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available

SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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