University of Pittsburgh

Women's WCLA Contact: Avery Rife
10 / 10
19,326 Undergrads / 28,642 Students
7 / 10
$22,848 Net Price
6 / 10
60% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    WCLA Div. 1

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    City: Large

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
14 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
65% / 82%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Recruit Commits
Maggie Malloy Archmere Academy DE Def
Allie Stillman Upper Arlington Columbus, OH Mid
Allison Macrae Fayetteville-Manlius Fayetteville, NY Att
Cameron Lange Barron Collier Naples, FL Att
Shannon O'Leary Shaler PA Mid
Emily Beran Hampton PA Att
Jessica Kostic Latrobe PA Att
Liz Maisch St. Charles East West Chicago, IL Mid
Frankie Callahan Kittatinny Newton, NJ Mid
Shannon Graham Hun School Titusville, NJ Mid
Alicia Reuscher Geneva Geneva, NY Mid
Bethany Dubick Potomac Potomac, MD Mid
Julia Lynch Marple Newtown Newtown Square, PA Mid
Megan Lynch Marple Newtown Newtown Square, PA Mid
Maria Krakora Mount Lebanon Pittsburgh, PA Mid
Alissa Pastino Penncrest Glen Mills, PA Att
Katie Kush Oakland Catholic/Central Michigan Pittsburgh, PA Att
Mara Wrzesniewski Perkiomen Valley Collegeville, PA Mid
Maddie Collins Pine Richland/Siena Wexford, PA Def
Bailey Sisler Stewartstown Stewartstown, PA Def
Mackenzie Smith Phoenixville Phoenixville, PA Def
Maura Murcar Abington Meadowbrook, PA Goal
Meghan Farrell Bishop Ludden Syracuse, NY Goal
Maddie Johnson Lower Merion Merion Station, PA Mid
Kristen Pakela Peters Township McMurray, PA Mid
Jacque Barbush Cumberland Valley Mechanicsburg, PA Def
Audrey Clarke Southern Lehigh Center Valley, PA Def
Sarah Leporace Governor Mifflin Mohnton, PA Def
Sarah Little Lower Dauphin Hummelstown, PA Def
Alex Werbitsky Harborfields Huntington, NY Def
Unofficial list from public sources and recruit submissions.
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Where Grads Live
  • Greater Pittsburgh Area
  • Greater Philadelphia Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Greater Boston Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Baltimore Maryland Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Harrisburg Pennsylvania Area
  • Cleveland/Akron Ohio Area
  • Johnstown Pennsylvania Area
  • Raleigh-Durham North Carolina Area
  • Greater Denver Area
Where Grads Work
  • UPMC
  • PNC
  • BNY Mellon
  • Westinghouse Electric Company
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • PPG Industries
  • IBM
  • Highmark Inc.
  • Deloitte
  • PwC
  • US Army
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • Pittsburgh Public Schools
  • Giant Eagle
  • Penn State University
What Grads Do
  • Education
  • Sales
  • Engineering
  • Healthcare Services
  • Operations
  • Research
  • Information Technology
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Consulting
  • Media and Communication
  • Program and Project Management
  • Finance
  • Community and Social Services
  • Marketing
  • Support
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Niche Grades
Student Life
Test Scores
Critical Reading
590 - 680
620 - 718
1240 - 1430
26 - 33
26 - 31
27 - 32

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 570 - 670 for SAT; 8 - 9 for ACT

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SAT Reading

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Applicants 27,679 12,791 14,888
% Admitted 60% 60% 60%
% Admits That Enroll 24% 25% 24%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 4.14 (weighted)
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
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    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Engineering (15%)
    Health Professions (14%)
    Business (13%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (11%)
    Social Sciences (9%)
    Psychology (8%)
    English Language & Literature (6%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (5%)
    Physical Sciences (3%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (2%)
    Interdisciplinary Studies (2%)
    Mathematics & Statistics (2%)
    History (2%)
    Foreign Languages (2%)
    Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement (1%)
    Philosophy & Religious Studies (1%)
    Education (1%)
    Public Admin. & Social Services (1%)
    Communication & Journalism (1%)
    Legal Professions
    Liberal Arts & Sciences
    Ethnic, Cultural & Gender Studies
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for students paying in-state tuition rate (public institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$19,080 $29,758
    Books & Supplies$773 $773
    Cost of Living$10,950 $10,950
    Personal Expenses$2,447 $2,447
    Sticker Price$33,250 $43,922

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    77% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship53%$12,484
    Federal Grants13%$4,844
    Pell Grants13%$4,323
    Other Federal12%$589
    State & Local Grants13%$3,714
    Institutional Grants43%$12,831
    Student Loans53%$10,033
    Federal Loans52%$5,399
    Other Loans18%$13,847

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Financial Assets $3.92 Billion $136,897

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $26,899.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $21,500 $286

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 3.7%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 11,272 students.


    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $53,900

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


    How long until this college investment pays off: 4.94 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 65% of students graduate on time.

    Events Attending
    Trackable Events
    Project 120
    Jun 24-25 '17
    PA: Bethlehem
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    Campus Safety
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 12 11
    Fondling 7 4
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery - -
    Aggravated Assault 2 1
    Burglary 5 2
    Motor Vehicle Theft - -
    Arson 1 -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Basic ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity
    Undergrad InstructionBalanced arts & sciences/professions, high graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Comprehensive programs, with medical/veterinary school
    Enrollment ProfileMajority undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, large, primarily residential

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