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Kiplinger's Best College Values

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University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA)

ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 85%
Applicants who took ACT: 47%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 51%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 14%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 65%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 56%
SAT I Math score 700+: 23%
SAT I Math score 600+: 79%
ACT score 24-29: 56%
ACT score 30-36: 41%
ACT score 24+: 97%
Students applied: 30,626
Students admitted: 16,503
Admission rate: 54%
Students per faculty: 15
4-year graduation rate: 64%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 18,908
Full-time enrolled men: 8,763
Full-time enrolled women: 9,124
Part-time enrolled men: 531
Part-time enrolled women: 490
Freshmen retained: 92%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $17,688
Fees (in state): $930
Tuition (out of state): $28,828
Fees (out of state): $930
Room and board: $10,950
Est. book expense: $680
Total cost (in state): $30,248
Total cost (out of state): $41,388
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$21,914
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$19,568
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$33,054
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$30,708
Average debt at graduation: $38,045

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 55%
Average need-based aid: $8,334
Average non-need-based aid: $10,680

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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