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Kiplinger's Best College Values

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University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA)

ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 86%
Applicants who took ACT: 44%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 53%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 15%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 68%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 57%
SAT I Math score 700+: 23%
SAT I Math score 600+: 80%
ACT score 24-29: 55%
ACT score 30-36: 40%
ACT score 24+: 95%
Students applied: 30,629
Students admitted: 16,271
Admission rate: 53%
Students per faculty: 14
4-year graduation rate: 65%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 18,757
Full-time enrolled men: 8,726
Full-time enrolled women: 8,968
Part-time enrolled men: 533
Part-time enrolled women: 530
Freshmen retained: 93%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $17,292
Fees (in state): $900
Tuition (out of state): $28,058
Fees (out of state): $900
Room and board: $10,900
Est. book expense: $762
Total cost (in state): $29,854
Total cost (out of state): $40,620
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$21,769
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$18,394
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$32,535
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$29,160
Average debt at graduation: $36,466

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 54%
Average need-based aid: $8,085
Average non-need-based aid: $11,460

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

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