Tool December 2016

Best Values in Colleges

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University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA)


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University of Pittsburgh is ranked 41 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 151 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 85%
Applicants who took ACT 47%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+14%
600-69951%
600+65%

SAT Math Score

700+23%
600-69956%
600+79%

ACT Score

30-3641%
24-2956%
24+97%

Students applied30,626
Students admitted16,503
Admission rate54%

Students per faculty15

4-year graduation rate64%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$17,688
Fees$930
Room and board$10,950
Estimated book expense$680
Total cost$30,248

Cost after need-based aid$21,914
Cost after non-need-based aid$19,568

Average debt at graduation$38,045

Out of State

Tuition$28,828
Fees$930
Room and board$10,950
Estimated book expense$680
Total cost$41,388

Cost after need-based aid$33,054
Cost after non-need-based aid$30,708

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$48,800

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met55%
Average need-based aid$8,334
Average non-need-based aid$10,680

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment18,908

Full-Time

Men8,763
Women9,124

Part-Time

Men531
Women490

Freshmen retained92%

# - 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 (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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