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Change the world as part of the Pitt community. This is the place to be curious, bold, and ambitious. From excellent academic programs to research, internship, and extracurricular opportunities, it’s all right here for you. We’re ready to help you build your path to success at the University of Pittsburgh.
Our rolling admission policy means there’s no set deadline for applying to Pitt. We review applications and make admissions decisions throughout the year, so it’s to your advantage to apply early.
Navigating all of the steps to transfer to another college can seem daunting. From guaranteed admissions to transfer scholarships, we have options just for transfer students that make the process easier.
Graduate & Professional Students
Applications for admission to graduate study are managed by Pitt's 14 graduate and professional schools, not by a central admissions office. You'll find details on our school and college websites.
U.S. News & World Report ranks Pitt as one of the best U.S. schools for international students. More than 3,000 students from over 100 countries study here.
Designated as a Military-Friendly® School, Pitt creates sustainable and meaningful opportunities for the military community. Find resources and opportunities specifically for veterans.
People return to school for a lot of reasons. Whatever yours is, we’re committed to helping adult learners at Pitt. Find your program and get started on your own terms.
Explore the stories of Pitt
Student, Margaret Palko
Like most students at Pitt, Margaret gets involved all over campus whether she's helping students connect as a resident assistant or preparing for her future in Information Sciences.
Professor, Sanjeev Shroff
As an accomplished researcher and distinguished professor, Sangeev believes the best way for students to learn is to be in partnership with their Pitt faculty.
Alumna: Brooke Rupert - A&S '02
As a federal public defender, Brooke felt Pitt was the perfect place to prepare her for law school, and her internships during her undergraduate studies helped shape her future.
Alumna Lauren Faulk - A&S ’07
Lauren is now an Anesthesia Critical Care Fellow at the University of Michigan Health System in Ann Arbor, MI.
Faculty Commander Shawn Ellies
Shawn Ellies is the Integrated Security Director and Commander for the Pitt Police. He teaches courses for the Administrative Justice program in the College of General Studies. He has earned a doctorate from Pitt’s Department of Administrative and Policy Studies program in the School of Education. Before joining the Pitt Police in 1997, Commander Ellies served in the United States Army for 23 years.
Student Chase Diehl
Chase is more than a numbers guy, and he wanted his college career to reflect that. Pitt’s 500+ student organizations give him the freedom to pursue all of his interests, and it was the biggest thing that stood out to him when making his college decision.
Deep Dive: Pitt Admissions
Make a Pitt education your reality
The University of Pittsburgh admits students with academic and personal promise without consideration of ability to pay. Working together with families, we find ways to help make a Pitt education a reality. Learn which Pitt financial aid options are right for you.
600+ Student Organizations
Student organizations play a major role in our active and vibrant campus community. Our Student Organization Resource Center is here to ensure that our 600+ student organizations have the support they need to operate at the highest level.
Explore Campus Housing Options
From residence halls to apartment-style living, Pitt offers a wide range of housing types to suit your lifestyle.