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.Click Here to See the Best Colleges in the US*Bureau of Labor Statistics *pittsburgh.about.com *bestplaces.net/cost_of_living/city/pennsylvania/Pittsburgh
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus offers 432 degree programs. It's a very large, public, four-year university in a large city. In 2020, 8,118 students graduated with students earning 4,694 Bachelor's degrees, 1,994 Master's degrees, 1,113 Doctoral degrees, 315 Certificates, and 2 Associate's degrees.
Duquesne University offers 215 degree programs. It's a medium sized, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a large city. In 2020, 2,551 students graduated with students earning 1,445 Bachelor's degrees, 620 Master's degrees, 454 Doctoral degrees, and 32 Certificates.
Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania offers 146 degree programs. It's a medium sized, public, four-year university in a faraway town. In 2020, 2,310 students graduated with students earning 1,816 Bachelor's degrees, 427 Master's degrees, 57 Doctoral degrees, and 10 Certificates.
Robert Morris University offers 102 degree programs. It's a small, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a large suburb. In 2020, 1,291 students graduated with students earning 844 Bachelor's degrees, 344 Master's degrees, 64 Doctoral degrees, and 39 Certificates.
Point Park University offers 130 degree programs. It's a small, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a large city. In 2020, 1,083 students graduated with students earning 622 Bachelor's degrees, 339 Master's degrees, 79 Certificates, 41 Doctoral degrees, and 2 Associate's degrees.
|School||Average Tuition||Student Teacher Ratio||Enrolled Students|
|University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus Pittsburgh, PA||18 : 1||32,277|
|Rosedale Technical College Pittsburgh, PA||14 : 1||385|
|Saint Vincent College Latrobe, PA||16 : 1||1,634|
|Duquesne University Pittsburgh, PA||18 : 1||8,830|
|UPMC Mercy School of Nursing Pittsburgh, PA||157|