University of Pittsburgh, Main (Pitt)

Pittsburgh, PA

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Most Popular Majors

All Majors & Degrees

Arts & Humanities

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Arabic Language and Literature
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Children's and Adolescent Literature
Chinese Language and Literature
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures and Linguistics
Creative Writing
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts
English Language and Literature
English Literature (British and Commonwealth)
Film, Cinema, Video, Movie Studies
Fine/Studio Arts
French Language and Literature
General Music
German Language and Literature
Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
History and Philosophy of Science/Technology
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Italian Language and Literature
Japanese Language and Literature
Jewish/ Judaic Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Other English Language and Literature/Letters
Other History
Religion/Religious Studies
Rhetoric and Composition
Russian Language and Literature
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Spanish Language and Literature


Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Business Administration and Management
Information Science/Studies
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Logistics and Materials Management
Management Information Systems
Marketing/Marketing Management
Organizational Behavior Studies

Communication & Media

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Mass Communication/ Media Studies


Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Vision Impairments, Including Blindness
Educational Leadership and Administration
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Reading Teacher Education
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor


Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Biomedical/Medical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
Engineering Physics
Engineering/Industrial Management
Industrial Engineering
Materials Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Mining and Mineral Engineering
Nuclear Engineering
Petroleum Engineering

Health & Medical Services

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Assistive/Augmentative Technology and Rehabilitation Engineering
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Bioethics/Medical Ethics
Clinical/Medical Social Work
Community Health and Preventive Medicine
Dental Clinical Sciences (MS, PhD)
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Dietetics/Dietitian (RD)
Endodontics/Endodontology (Cert, MS, PhD)
Environmental Health
Genetic Counseling/Counselor
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Medical Scientist (MS, PhD)
Mental Health / Psychiatric Nurse / Nursing
Nurse Anesthetist
Occupational Therapy/Therapist
Orthodontics/Orthodontology (Cert, MS, PhD)
Other Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions
Other Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services
Other Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences
Other Nursing
Other Public Health
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Pharmacy Administration and Pharmacy Policy and Regulatory Affairs (MS, PhD)
Physician Assistant
Public Health Education and Promotion
Registered Nurse and Registered Nursing (RN)
Rehabilitation Science

Interdisciplinary Studies

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Biological and Physical Sciences
Ethnography, Semiotics and Cultural Studies Critical Theory And Analysis
Historic Preservation and Conservation
Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Other Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies

Legal Professions

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Law (LL.M., M.S.,J.S.D./S.J.D.)
Health Law (LLM, MJ, JSD, SJD)
Intellectual Property Law
International Law and Legal Studies (LLM, JSD, SJD)
Legal Studies
Other Legal Professions and Studies

Library Professions

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Information and Library Science (Informatics)

Life Science

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Biology/Biological Sciences
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Human/Medical Genetics
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
Molecular Biology
Molecular Biophysics
Molecular Pharmacology

Mathematics and Statistics

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Applied Mathematics

Natural Sciences

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Geology/Earth Science
Other Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences
Physical Sciences

Security and Protective Service Careers

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Homeland Security (DHS, National Security Policy, Disaster Planning and Intelligence)

Social Sciences

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
African Studies
African-American/Black Studies
Asian Studies/Civilization
Central/Middle and Eastern European Studies
East Asian Studies
Educational Psychology
European Studies/Civilization
International Relations and Affairs
Latin American Studies
National Security Policy Studies
Other Area Studies
Other Social Sciences
Political Science and Government
Russian Studies
Social Sciences
Urban Studies/Affairs
Western European Studies
Women's Studies

Social Work

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Public Administration
Public Policy Analysis
Social Work


Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Artificial Intelligence and Robotics
Computer Science
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Other Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services

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Pitt Ratings & Reviews

Overall Rating for Academics:

Rated 4 of 5 Stars 5 Reviews

40% of students gave University of Pittsburgh, Main 5 stars in Academics.

Student Ratings

Alumnus - Grad Year 1993

Academics Rating

The academics were great and challenging but I always found the support I needed from professors. The class sizes were manageable for such a big school. I graduated form the School of Social Work - which was fantastic. They found me placement in an internship normally reserved for graduate students only.

Alumnus - Grad Year 1978

Academics Rating

One year MBA program. Focused accelerated learning that fit my life and my need to complete my education and join the workforce One year MBA program. Focused accelerated learning that fit my life and my need to complete my education and join the workforce One year MBA program. Focused accelerated learning that fit my life and my need to complete my education and join the workforce

Pitt Academic Details

Academic Calendar Semester
Retention Rate 93%
Carnegie Class Research Universities (very high research activity)
Orientation Month(s) Orientation for new students held in summer.

Specialty Study Options

  • Double Majors
  • Independent Study
  • Accelerated Study
  • Honors Program
  • Internships
  • External Degree Programs
  • Certificate Programs

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Engineering

Pre-Professional Programs

  • Pre-Law
  • Pre-Medicine
  • Pre-Pharmacy
  • Pre-Dentistry
  • Other: health/rehabilitation sciences

Class Sizes at University of Pittsburgh, Main

  • Fewer than 20 Students: 42%
  • 50 - 100 Students: 13%
  • 20 - 49 Students: 40%
  • 100+ Students: 6%
Fewer than 20 Students 42%
50 - 100 Students 13%
20 - 49 Students 40%
100+ Students 6%

Faculty Ethnic Diversity

  • Caucasian: 67
  • Asian: 14
  • Unknown and Other: 14
  • Latino: 2
  • African American: 2
Caucasian 67
Asian 14
Unknown and Other 14
Latino 2
African American 2

Faculty at University of Pittsburgh, Main

Total Faculty 5,829
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 14
Full-Time Professors 11,342
Male Faculty 3,402
Part-Time Professors 1,185
Women Faculty 2,427

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