Life at Pitt

Set up for Success

Whatever your aspirations, you can pursue them at Pitt. You’ll find mentors to encourage you and extracurricular activities and internship opportunities that excite you. Our campus is a place where the energy of progress and pride in tradition meet. With all the support students receive, you’ll be prepared for career achievement, well-being, and a great life.

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So Many Opportunities

Find details on Pitt student organizations, student government and media, and leadership and volunteer opportunities.

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600+ Student Organizations

600+ Student Organizations Whatever your extracurricular interests, you'll find other Pitt students to share them with.

Top 20 Public University

Top 20 Public University The University is ranked No. 19 in the U.S. News & World Report 2021 Top Public Schools in the nation.

15% of '24 class from Under-represented Groups

15% of '24 class from Under-represented Groups Pitt is committed to maintaining a diverse, equitable and just university community.

Five Stars Campus Pride Index

Five Stars Campus Pride Index The Pride Index is an indicator of overall commitment to LGBTQ+ inclusive policy, program and practice.

84% Complete Internships

84% Complete Internships From corporate headquarters to Hollywood to the White House, Pitt interns gain invaluable, real-world experience.

342,083+ Global Alumni

342,083+ Global Alumni Pitt alumni pursue countless professions around the world.
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Explore Campus

Schedule a campus visit or view an online tour of Pitt academic buildings, residence halls, and student gathering spots.

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Where to Live

Pitt offers a wide range of housing options. Our residence halls featuring online network access, study and recreation lounges, fitness centers, coffee carts, and special academic communities.

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What to Do

Check out the PITT ARTS program (which offers discounted tickets and unique arts experiences), Cool Pittsburgh, and event calendars to see what’s happening on campus and nearby.