University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus (Pitt)

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Pitt can be found in Pittsburgh, PA, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus has around 30,000 students enrolled annually.

A SAT or ACT exam may be required before applying to this school. Scores in the range of 1730 (25th percentile) - 2000 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and between 26 (25th percentile) - 30 (75th percentile) for the ACT exam is usually submitted among applicants admitted to this school. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Pitt average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.48 - 3.71. Pitt has an acceptance rate of about 56 percent with 26 percent of applicants choosing to enroll. When applying historical data, we have projected that the Pitt acceptance rate 2015 will be around 57%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at oafa.pitt.edu.

Overall Pitt Acceptance Rate - Fall 2012

56.1%

The overall acceptance rate for University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus was reported as 56.1% in Fall 2012 with over 24,900 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • Pitt SAT Scores: 1730 - 2000
  • Pitt ACT Scores: 26 - 30
  • Pitt Average GPA: 3.48 - 3.71

How Hard Is It to Get into University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus?

Applicant Selectivity: High

Pitt has a very competitive selection process for applicants, where most students accepted have a higher than average high school GPA and scored in the top percentiles on standardized tests like the SAT or ACT exam.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2017 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2017-2018 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2008-2009: 55.4%
  • 2009-2010: 58.5%
  • 2010-2011: 57.8%
  • 2011-2012: 57.9%
  • 2012-2013: 56.1%
  • Projected Pitt Acceptance Rate 2017-2018: 57.1%

How Does Pitt Compare?

56.1%
This School
55.5%
National Avg

The acceptance rate for University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus is one percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Carnegie Mellon University25.5%
Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus90.5%
West Virginia University85.1%
Kent State University at Kent83.0%
University of Akron Main Campus96.5%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Recommended
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2012)

TotalMaleFemale
Applicants24,87148.0%52.0%
Admitted13,95948.2%51.8%
Enrolled3,67848.5%51.5%

Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Pitt (Fall 2012)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading570 - 660
Math600 - 680
Writing560 - 660
Total Score1730 - 2000
ACT®Score Range
English26 - 33
Math26 - 33
Composite Score26 - 30
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