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University of Pittsburgh--Pittsburgh Campus

Admissions

Visiting And Contact Information

4227 Fifth Avenue

First Floor Alumni Hall

Pittsburgh, PA 15260

United States

Phone: 412-624-7488

Fax: 412-648-8815

Website

Freshman Academic Profile
Admissions Selectivity Rating: 93
SAT:
% Submitting Score:87%
     Critical Reading Middle 50%:580 - 670
     Math Middle 50%:600 - 690
     Writing Middle 50%:570 - 670
ACT:
% Submitting Score:43%
     ACT Middle 50%:26 - 31
     Math Middle 50%:26 - 33
     English Middle 50%:27 - 33
     Writing Middle 50%:8 - 9
Average High School GPA:3.97
     % with GPA 3.75 of higher:72%
     % with GPA 3.50 - 3.74:14%
     % with GPA 3.25 - 3.49:9%
     % with GPA 3.0 - 3.24:3%
     % with GPA 2.5 - 2.99:2%
Students in Top Tenth of HS Class:53%
Students in Top Quarter of HS Class:86%
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Freshman Acceptance & Retention
Total applicants: 27,634
Total applicants who are accepted: 15,047
Total of accepted students who enroll: 3,919
% of students who return for their sophomore year: 91%
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Application Process
Application Fee: $45.00
Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes
Notification Begins: 09/01
Transfer Students Accepted: Yes
TOEFL required for non-native English speakers: Yes
Housing Deposit Amount: $325.00
Housing Deposit Refundable: Yes, in full
Admission for Non-Fall Terms: Yes
Deferred Admission: No
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Freshman Admissions Factors
Academic CriteriaImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record:Very important
Class Rank:Considered
Academic GPA:Very important
Standardized Test Scores:Very important
Application Essay:Important
Recommendation(s):Considered
 
Non-Academic CriteriaImportance
Interview:Not Considered
Extracurricular Activities:Considered
Talent / Ability:Considered
Character / Personal Qualities:Considered
First Generation:Considered
Alumni/ AE Relation:Not Considered
Geographical Residence:Considered
State Residency:Considered
Religious Affiliation / Commitment:Not Considered
Racial / Ethnic Status:Considered
Volunteer Work:Considered
Work Experience:Considered
Level of applicant's interest:Considered
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Freshman Academic Requirements
High School Completion:High school diploma required GED is not accepted
Academic Units Required:
     Total Academic Units:17
     English:4
     Mathematics:3
     Science:3
     Lab Science:3
     Foreign Language:2
     Social Studies:2
     History:0
     Academic Electives:3
     Computer Science:0
     Visual / Performing Arts:0
Academic Units Recommended:
     Total Academic Units:23
     English:4
     Mathematics:4
     Science:4
     Lab Science:4
     Foreign Language:3
     Social Studies:3
     History:0
     Academic Electives:5
     Computer Science:0
     Visual / Performing Arts:0
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Key Statistics

Admissions

  • Admissions Selectivity Rating:
    93
  • SAT:
     
  •      Reading Middle 50%:
    580 - 670
  •      Math Middle 50%:
    600 - 690
  •      Writing Middle 50%:
    570 - 670
  • ACT:
     
  •      ACT Middle 50%:
    26 - 31
  •      Math Middle 50%:
    26 - 33
  •      English Middle 50%:
    27 - 33
  •      Writing Middle 50%:
    8 - 9
  • Average HS GPA:
    3.97
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