Tool December 2017

Best Values in Colleges

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University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA)


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University of Pittsburgh is ranked 43 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 145 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 80%
Applicants who took ACT 50%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+20%
600-69950%
600+70%

SAT Math Score

700+26%
600-69953%
600+79%

ACT Score

30-3642%
24-2954%
24+96%

Students applied29,175
Students admitted16,165
Admission rate55%

Students per faculty15

4-year graduation rate64%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$18,130
Fees$950
Room and board$10,950
Estimated book expense$773
Total cost$30,803

Cost after need-based aid$21,514
Cost after non-need-based aid$20,722

Average debt at graduation$38,612

Out of State

Tuition$29,692
Fees$950
Room and board$10,950
Estimated book expense$773
Total cost$42,365

Cost after need-based aid$33,076
Cost after non-need-based aid$32,284

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$50,700

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met52%
Average need-based aid$9,289
Average non-need-based aid$10,081

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment19,123

Full-Time

Men8,729
Women9,434

Part-Time

Men502
Women458

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 Databases (© 2018 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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