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.
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.Learn More About Pittsburgh
446 bridges in Pittsburgh (even more than in Venice)
2nd-tallest academic building in the world (Cathedral of Learning)
90 unique neighborhoods
3rd Best City for Artists
9th Best Recreational Trail (Allegheny Passage)
Best Place to Move After College
6th Best City for STEM Professionals
Explore Our Campus
Schenley Quadrangle contains five of Pitt’s 14 residence halls.
Schenley Park, with 456 acres of trails, woods and attractions, is a quick walk or bike ride from the Pittsburgh campus.
The 42-story Cathedral of Learning (“Cathy” to many students) stands at the heart of the Pittsburgh campus.
Heinz Field is home to Pitt Panthers football.
Pittsburgh is home to 440-plus bridges—more than any other city, even Venice—and three rivers.
Students rub the nose of the Pitt Panther statue on campus for good luck on exams.