Pittsburgh Campus

We take pride in being a major driver of innovation in Pittsburgh and in our location within the fabric of the city’s historic neighborhoods. Career opportunities, internships and a 14-block cultural district are nearby. Known for its vibrant modern economy, Pittsburgh is also safe, friendly and affordable. With so much to take in, the energy, views, landmarks and traditions, Pitt's home neighborhood of Oakland is guaranteed to impress.

Cathedral

Quick Facts

Combine striking geography, a wealth of employment opportunities, and an affordable cost of living and it's no surprise that Pittsburgh consistently is ranked among the most livable U.S. cities.

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446 bridges in Pittsburgh (even more than in Venice)

446 bridges in Pittsburgh (even more than in Venice) Pittsburgh, with its three rivers, is home to more bridges than any other city in the world.

2nd-tallest academic building in the world (Cathedral of Learning)

2nd-tallest academic building in the world (Cathedral of Learning) Pitt's 42-story landmark is the tallest academic building in the Western Hemisphere. Worldwide, only the University of Moscow's main building is taller.

90 unique neighborhoods

90 unique neighborhoods Pittsburgh's rich tapestry of neighborhoods—including Pitt's own, Oakland—help to give the city its genuineness and warmth.

3rd Best City for Artists

3rd Best City for Artists Rent.com has ranked Pittsburgh as the nation's third-best city for artists to live well and practice their crafts.

9th Best Recreational Trail (Allegheny Passage)

9th Best Recreational Trail (Allegheny Passage) Mind (and hike) the GAP! The Great Allegheny Passage is one of the country's best trails.

Best Place to Move After College

Best Place to Move After College Porch.com has ranked Pittsburgh No. 1 among the best large metropolitan cities to move to after college based on employment opportunities and affordability.

6th Best City for STEM Professionals

6th Best City for STEM Professionals The Pittsburgh metro area is one of the best markets in the country for people who work in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields, according to Wallet.com.

Explore Our Campus

Schenley Quadrangle
Schenley Quad

Schenley Quadrangle contains five of Pitt’s 14 residence halls.

Schenley Fountain
Schenley Park

Schenley Park, with 456 acres of trails, woods and attractions, is a quick walk or bike ride from the Pittsburgh campus.

Cathedral of Learning
Cathedral of Learning

The 42-story Cathedral of Learning (“Cathy” to many students) stands at the heart of the Pittsburgh campus.

Heinz Field
Heinz Field

Heinz Field is home to Pitt Panthers football.

The Allegheny River
The Allegheny River

Pittsburgh is home to 440-plus bridges—more than any other city, even Venice—and three rivers.

Pathfinder with Panther
Panther Statue

Students rub the nose of the Pitt Panther statue on campus for good luck on exams.