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Applicant Status At University of Pittsburgh

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Admissions Statistics

Overall Admissions Statistics
Total Applicants:24,871
Male Applicants:11,927
Female Applicants:12,944
Total Acceptances:13,959
Male Acceptances:6,725
Female Acceptances:7,234
Acceptance Rate:56%
Yield: ? 26%
Contact Admissions
Phone:(412) 624-7488
Application Information
Open Admissions:No
Common Application:No
Application Fee:$45
Application Web
Dates To Know Deadline Notification
Regular Decision Rolling Rolling beginning October 1
Must-Reply-By May 1 or within 3 weeks of notification thereafter
RequiredRecommendedNeither Required
Nor Recommended
HS Rank
HS Transcript
College Prep Courses
Freshmen Enrollment Statistics
Total Freshmen Enrollment:3,678
Full-Time Male Enrollment:1,783
Full-Time Female Enrollment:1,895
Part-Time Male Enrollment:0
Part-Time Female Enrollment:0
Waitlist Statistics
Applicants Placed: ? 762
Applicants Accepting: ? 310
Students Enrolled: ? 38
Transfer Statistics
Applications Received:2,170
Applicants Accepted:1,040
Students Enrolled:782

Standardized Tests Statistics

Standardized Test Scores Critical Reading Math Writing Composite (out of)
SAT (25th - 75th Percentile) 570 - 660 600 - 680 560 - 660 1730 - 2000 (2400)
ACT (25th - 75th Percentile) 26 - 33 26 - 33 8 - 9 26 - 30 (36)
General Statistics
Top 10% of HS Class:48%
SAT/ACT Required:Either
Students Submitting SAT:89%
Students Submitting ACT:41%
SAT Subject Test Requirements
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Facts & Statistics

Things I Wish I Knew Before Coming To School
  • If you move off campus, you can still get free access to Pitt Internet, even though it's just dial-up.
  • It's a big party school.
  • It's really easy to meet people on campus.
  • It's the perfect school for those with an undecided major.
  • Pitt has a small-campus feel.
  • Sometimes you don't see the sunshine for days at a time.
  • The city of Pittsburgh is actually very small.
  • There are over 300 student organizations, including intramural sports.
Interviews & Information Sessions
Information sessions are generally held on select Saturday mornings at 9 a.m. Schedule online at, or call the admissions office at (412) 624-7488.
Campus Tours
There are a variety of tours that you can take, from sitting in on an actual class to personal appointments and group information sessions. You can also take a campus walking tour with a student guide Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. through most of the year. Tours generally last an hour. There are also tours for some specific schools, such as nursing and engineering. Call (412) 624-7717 for more information or to schedule an appointment.
Overnight Visits
Call the admissions office to set up overnights at (412) 624-7488.
Virtual Tour of Campus
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