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Pitt is a public graduate school in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It has a large graduate student body with an enrollment of 9,343 graduate students. Of the 105 graduate programs offered at University of Pittsburgh, 8 are offered online or through graduate distance education programs. 20% of its graduate students are part-time graduate students.

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
9,343
Part-Time Grad Students
1,863
Research Assistants
959
Teaching Assistants
1,085
Racial Diversity
  • White
    54.4%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    23.6%
  • Unknown
    6.1%
  • Asian
    5.9%
  • African American
    4.4%
  • Hispanic
    3.5%
  • Multiracial
    2%
  • Pacific Islander
    0.1%
  • Native American
    0.1%

Student Life

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes students at your school?
Based on 8 responses
  • Driven
    25%
  • Down-to-earth
    38%
  • Intellectual
    25%
  • Just trying to get through
    13%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 8 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    38%
  • Great brand name
    13%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    38%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    13%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
50%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 8 responses
Poll
50%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 8 responses
Poll
25%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 8 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree?
Based on 8 responses
  • $100K+
    63%
  • $50K-$75K
    13%
  • $25K-$50K
    13%
  • <$25K
    13%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 8 responses
  • $125K-$150K
    13%
  • $100K-$125K
    13%
  • $75K-$100K
    13%
  • Did not graduate yet
    63%
75%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 8 responses

Living in the Area

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Nightlife
    grade A+
Median Household Income
$12,483
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$954
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$265,256
National
$217,500

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