University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus

Public, Four-years School Located in Pittsburgh, PA

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How much is the Pitt tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Pitt's tuition & fees is $21,524 for Pennsylvania residents and $39,890 for out-of-state students.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $37,472 for Pennsylvania residents and $55,838 for out-of-state students when a student lives on-campus.

Pitt Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Pennsylvania Residents Tuition & Fees$21,524
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$39,890
Books & Supplies Costs$716
On-campus Room & Board$12,360
On-campus Expenses$2,872
Off-campus Room & Board$12,268
Off-campus Expenses$2,872
2023-2024 Estimates
Pennsylvania Residents Tuition & Fees$22,752
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$44,957

How Much Does it Cost to Go to Pitt for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $188,988 at Pitt. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $249,026. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $194,557.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$42,637$57,780$45,491
Sophomore (2024-25)$45,573$60,627$47,492
Junior (2025-26)$48,711$63,677$49,637
Senior (2026-27)$52,066$66,943$51,937
4 Years Total$188,988$249,026$194,557
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$45,573$60,627$47,492
Sophomore (2025-26)$48,711$63,677$49,637
Junior (2026-27)$52,066$66,943$51,937
Senior (2027-28)$55,651$70,441$54,402
4 Years Total$202,002$261,688$203,467
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$48,711$63,677$49,637
Sophomore (2026-27)$52,066$66,943$51,937
Junior (2027-28)$55,651$70,441$54,402
Senior (2028-29)$59,484$74,187$57,042
4 Years Total$215,913$275,248$213,018
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$52,066$66,943$51,937
Sophomore (2027-28)$55,651$70,441$54,402
Junior (2028-29)$59,484$74,187$57,042
Senior (2029-30)$63,580$78,197$59,872
4 Years Total$230,781$289,768$223,253
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$55,651$70,441$54,402
Sophomore (2028-29)$59,484$74,187$57,042
Junior (2029-30)$63,580$78,197$59,872
Senior (2030-31)$67,958$82,489$62,902
4 Years Total$246,674$305,314$234,218

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, Pitt' tuition is much higher than the average tuition of $12,949. Compared to public, four-years colleges in Pennsylvania, its tuition is much higher than the average tuition of $19,057.
In-StateOut-of-State
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus$21,524$39,890
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,570
Public Schools$7,197$12,949
Private Schools$20,875
Pennsylvania Four-years Colleges$23,498
Public Schools$14,240$19,057
Private Schools$25,211

Financial Aid and COA

At University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus, 15,796 students (66%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $11,497.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Pitt is $44,341 for students living on-campus and $44,249 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 4,256 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $10,919 and the average amount of student loans is $10,081.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Pennsylvania ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (on-campus)$37,472$55,838
COA (off-campus)$37,380$55,746
Tuition & Fees$21,524$39,890
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$15,948$15,948
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$15,856$15,856
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$25,975$44,341
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$25,883$44,249
Average Financial Aid$11,497$11,497
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship15,79666%$11,497
Pell Grants3,32214%$4,712
Federal Student Loan9,06438%$6,300
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid4,25687%-
Grants or Scholarships4,13185%$10,919
Federal Grants3,83779%$2,287
Pell Grants88618%$4,950
Other Federal Grants3,83579%$1,144
State/Local Grants57112%$4,356
Institutional Grants2,73156%$12,392
Student Loan Aid2,61354%$10,081
Federal Student Loans2,57953%$5,316
Other Student Loans83217%$15,181
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level1,716985$6,741
0-30,000215215$18,077
30,001-48,000174174$17,194
48,001-75,000220203$9,786
75,001-110,000260139$3,567
110,001 or more847254$1,898

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

Pitt's acceptance rate is 66.68%. A total of 34,656 applicants applied to and 23,109 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 4,875 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 21.10%.
To apply to Pitt, 3 items are required - Secondary school record, Completion of college-preparatory program and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and 1 items are recommended to submit - Secondary school GPA. SAT and ACT scores are considered during the admissions process but are not required to be submitted.
TotalMenWomen
Applicants34,65614,795$19,861
Admitted23,1099,466$13,643
Enrolled4,8751,973$2,902
Acceptance Rate66.68%63.98%68.69%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)21.10%20.84%21.27%
Secondary school GPARecommended
Secondary school rankConsidered But Not Required
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsConsidered But Not Required
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither Required Nor Recommended
Admission test scoresConsidered But Not Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

SAT and ACT Scores

The SAT and ACT scores are considered but not required to apply to Pitt. The average SAT score of the enrolled first-time students is 1,360 and the average ACT score (ACT composite) is 31.
Its SAT score is higher than the national average score of 1,174. The ACT score is much higher than the national average score of 25.
Average25th75th
SAT Total1,3601,2501,470
National Average1,174
Pennsylvania Average1,190
SAT EBRW675630720
SAT Math685620750
ACT Composite312833
National Average25
Pennsylvania Average27
ACT Math302633
ACT English322835

Student Population

University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus has a total of 33,767 students including 24,420 undergraduate and 9,347 graduate students. By gender, there are 14,170 male students and 19,060 female students attending Pitt. The school offers online degree programs and 881 students enrolled online exclusively (2.61% of all students).
TotalMaleFemale
Total33,230 14,17019,060
Undergraduate23,885 10,38513,500
Graduate9,345 3,7855,560

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address4200 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA
Phone412-624-4141
WEBwww.pitt.edu/
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered447 Programs
Graduate Program Offered213 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate50.00%
Yield16.00%
Student Population33,767
Graduation Rate83%
Transfer-out Rate11%
Retention Rate93% (Full-time), 80% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate13 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties4,261 (Full-time), 690 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs12,271 (Full-time), 993 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$99,887
Average Staff Salary$66,190