Pittsburgh has a rich history, but its opportunities for a prosperous future are what we like to focus on. More than 8 major colleges and universities with arts and sciences, business, engineering, and nursing majors span across the city, connected by more than 9 major bridges. Headquarters for companies like AE Outfitters, Heinz, U.S. Airways, and 6 other Fortune 500 companies, Pittsburgh provides diverse job opportunities, helping the 5.8% unemployment rate stay low. and the cost of living is .15% lower than the national average, so you can pinch your pennies.
Travel "The Burgh" for free by the underground subway, called the T. Whether you go to the Any Warhol Museum for modern art inspiration, the Carnegie Museums of Art and Natural History, or enjoy an afternoon watching the Pittsburgh Steelers or Penguins, you'll be sure to get your fix for entertainment when you put the books down. Plus, throughout the year you can enjoy the Art by Night event, run in the Pittsburgh Marathon, and experience the larger-than-life replica of the Vatican's Christmas Creche. Pittsburgh has the old mixed with the new — find your spot at one of its universities.*Bureau of Labor Statistics *pittsburgh.about.com *bestplaces.net/cost_of_living/city/pennsylvania/Pittsburgh
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus offers 439 degree programs. It's a very large, public, four-year university in a large city. In 2019, 8,937 students graduated with students earning 4,604 Bachelor's degrees, 2,090 Master's degrees, 1,216 Certificates, 997 Doctoral degrees, and 30 Associate's degrees.
Duquesne University offers 212 degree programs. It's a medium sized, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a large city. In 2019, 2,408 students graduated with students earning 1,328 Bachelor's degrees, 659 Master's degrees, 390 Doctoral degrees, and 31 Certificates.
Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania offers 108 degree programs. It's a medium sized, public, four-year university in a faraway town. In 2019, 2,281 students graduated with students earning 1,726 Bachelor's degrees, 431 Master's degrees, 66 Doctoral degrees, and 58 Certificates.
Robert Morris University offers 92 degree programs. It's a small, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a large suburb. In 2019, 1,394 students graduated with students earning 919 Bachelor's degrees, 356 Master's degrees, 68 Doctoral degrees, and 51 Certificates.
|School||Average Tuition||Student Teacher Ratio||Enrolled Students|
|University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus Pittsburgh, PA||18 : 1||32,686|
|Duquesne University Pittsburgh, PA||19 : 1||9,197|
|Saint Vincent College Latrobe, PA||16 : 1||1,739|
|Washington & Jefferson College Washington, PA||11 : 1||1,265|
|Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania Slippery Rock, PA||23 : 1||8,778|
|Chatham University Pittsburgh, PA||19 : 1||2,437|
|Geneva College Beaver Falls, PA||22 : 1||1,432|
|Rosedale Technical College Pittsburgh, PA||13 : 1||362|
|Triangle Tech Inc-Greensburg Greensburg, PA||10 : 1||139|
|Bidwell Training Center Inc Pittsburgh, PA||13 : 1||164|
|Robert Morris University Moon Township, PA||24 : 1||4,608|
|Laurel Business Institute Uniontown, PA||12 : 1||240|
|UPMC St. Margaret School of Nursing Pittsburgh, PA||128|
|Pennsylvania Gunsmith School Pittsburgh, PA||71|
|Seton Hill University Greensburg, PA||21 : 1||2,073|
|Triangle Tech Inc-Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA||9 : 1||145|
|Point Park University Pittsburgh, PA||26 : 1||3,929|
|Western Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing Pittsburgh, PA||143|
|Penn Commercial Business/Technical School Washington, PA||6 : 1||191|
|Carlow University Pittsburgh, PA||19 : 1||2,022|