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Forged in Progress

Here, we’re focused on the impact and the relentless pursuit of change, for good. The University of Pittsburgh is a top-ranked, public institution in Pennsylvania and member of the Association of American Universities of leading research universities. With our discoveries, we are recognized as one of the most innovative universities in the world. We invent the paths of the future and forge ahead.

Three Students

Values, Mission and Vision

Driven by the search. Inspired by the impact. Our values shape who we are and where we are going next.

Chancellor Patrick Gallagher

Leadership & Governance

Pitt's administration is led by Chancellor Patrick Gallagher and overseen by a Board of Trustees with input from faculty, staff, and student shared-governance organizations and support from various offices.

Administrative Offices

Administrative & Business Offices

Admissions, Student Affairs, Dining Services, Diversity and Inclusion, and Public Safety and Emergency Management are among the Pitt offices serving our students, faculty and staff.

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Here, progress is always in progress.

Don't just take our word for it: Pitt is an academic and economic powerhouse that's consistently ranked among the nation's top universities.

History & Achievements

No. 1 Public University in the Northeast

No. 1 Public University in the Northeast In 2021, the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings again named the Pittsburgh campus as the No. 1 public university in the Northeastern United States.

Top Producer of U.S. Fulbright Scholars

Top Producer of U.S. Fulbright Scholars For the ninth time in 10 years, Pitt in 2019 was named one of the nation's top institutions for producing Fulbright students by the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.

14:1 Student to Faculty Ratio

14:1 Student to Faculty Ratio Students at Pitt develop personal relationships with world-renowned faculty members who serve as their mentors.

Top 20 Public University

Top 20 Public University Pitt is ranked No. 19 on the U.S. News & World Report's 2021 list of Top Public Schools in the nation.

$4.2B PA Economic Impact

$4.2B PA Economic Impact A proven economic engine, Pitt contributes $4.2 billion to communities throughout Pennsylvania.

94% of Graduates

94% of Graduates 94% of Pitt graduates achieve a successful career outcome within six months.

645 Degrees and Certificate Programs

645 Degrees and Certificate Programs Pitt is home to 16 schools and colleges that offer a breadth of high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs.