University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus (Pitt)
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
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 2021 Projection
The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 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 2021-2022: 57.1%
How Does Pitt Compare?
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
|Carnegie Mellon University||25.5%|
|Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus||90.5%|
|West Virginia University||85.1%|
|Kent State University at Kent||83.0%|
|University of Akron Main Campus||96.5%|
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)
Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Pitt (Fall 2012)
|SAT® Section||Score Range|
|Critical Reading||570 - 660|
|Math||600 - 680|
|Writing||560 - 660|
|Total Score||1730 - 2000|
|English||26 - 33|
|Math||26 - 33|
|Composite Score||26 - 30|