Best colleges in Pittsburg

Inspire Your Future with the Past

Built on a history of innovation

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.

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Best Four Year Universities in Pittsburg

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
Pittsburgh, PA

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.

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Saint Vincent College
Latrobe, PA

Saint Vincent College offers 62 degree programs. It's a small, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a large suburb. In 2019, 477 students graduated with students earning 373 Bachelor's degrees, 95 Master's degrees, 6 Certificates, and 3 Doctoral degrees.

Washington & Jefferson College offers 38 degree programs. It's a small, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a large suburb. In 2019, 313 students graduated with students earning 310 Bachelor's degrees, and 3 Master's degrees.

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.

Chatham University
Pittsburgh, PA

Chatham University offers 95 degree programs. It's a small, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a large city. In 2019, 739 students graduated with students earning 357 Master's degrees, 223 Bachelor's degrees, and 159 Doctoral degrees.

Geneva College
Beaver Falls, PA

Geneva College offers 94 degree programs. It's a small, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a large suburb. In 2019, 424 students graduated with students earning 344 Bachelor's degrees, 70 Master's degrees, and 10 Associate's degrees.

Robert Morris University
Moon Township, PA

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.

Seton Hill University
Greensburg, PA

Seton Hill University offers 103 degree programs. It's a small, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a large suburb. In 2019, 506 students graduated with students earning 321 Bachelor's degrees, 145 Master's degrees, and 40 Certificates.

Point Park University
Pittsburgh, PA

Point Park University offers 107 degree programs. It's a small, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a large city. In 2019, 1,078 students graduated with students earning 645 Bachelor's degrees, 343 Master's degrees, 54 Certificates, and 36 Doctoral degrees.

Best Community Colleges in Pittsburg

Rosedale Technical College offers 11 degree programs. It's a very small, private not-for-profit, two-year college in a large suburb. In 2019, 255 students graduated with students earning 162 Associate's degrees, and 93 Certificates.

Triangle Tech Inc-Greensburg offers 4 degree programs. It's a very small, private for-profit, two-year college in a large suburb. In 2019, 66 students graduated with students earning 66 Associate's degrees.

Bidwell Training Center Inc offers 7 degree programs. It's a very small, private not-for-profit, two-year college in a large city. In 2019, 88 students graduated with students earning 75 Certificates, and 13 Associate's degrees.

Laurel Business Institute offers 19 degree programs. It's a very small, private for-profit, two-year college in a small suburb. In 2019, 143 students graduated with students earning 96 Certificates, and 47 Associate's degrees.

Triangle Tech Inc-Pittsburgh offers 5 degree programs. It's a very small, private for-profit, two-year college in a large city. In 2019, 83 students graduated with students earning 83 Associate's degrees.

Penn Commercial Business/Technical School offers 14 degree programs. It's a very small, private for-profit, two-year college in a large suburb. In 2019, 260 students graduated with students earning 191 Certificates, and 69 Associate's degrees.

Douglas Education Center offers 10 degree programs. It's a very small, private for-profit, two-year college in a small suburb. In 2019, 173 students graduated with students earning 88 Certificates, and 85 Associate's degrees.

Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science Inc offers 5 degree programs. It's a very small, private not-for-profit, two-year college in a large city. In 2019, 89 students graduated with students earning 84 Associate's degrees, and 5 Certificates.

West Virginia Junior College-United Career Institute offers 4 degree programs. It's a very small, private for-profit, two-year college in a outlying rural area. In 2019, 55 students graduated with students earning 31 Certificates, and 24 Associate's degrees.

Pittsburgh Career Institute offers 11 degree programs. It's a very small, private for-profit, two-year college in a large city. In 2019, 109 students graduated with students earning 77 Associate's degrees, and 32 Certificates.

List of all colleges in Pittsburg

School Average Tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus Logo University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus Pittsburgh, PA
4/5
18 : 1 32,686
Duquesne University Logo Duquesne University Pittsburgh, PA
5/5
19 : 1 9,197
Saint Vincent College Logo Saint Vincent College Latrobe, PA
5/5
16 : 1 1,739
Washington & Jefferson College Logo Washington & Jefferson College Washington, PA
5/5
11 : 1 1,265
Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania Logo Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania Slippery Rock, PA
3/5
23 : 1 8,778
Chatham University Logo Chatham University Pittsburgh, PA
5/5
19 : 1 2,437
Geneva College Logo Geneva College Beaver Falls, PA
5/5
22 : 1 1,432
Rosedale Technical College Logo Rosedale Technical College Pittsburgh, PA
4/5
13 : 1 362
Triangle Tech Inc-Greensburg Logo Triangle Tech Inc-Greensburg Greensburg, PA
4/5
10 : 1 139
Bidwell Training Center Inc Logo Bidwell Training Center Inc Pittsburgh, PA   13 : 1 164
Robert Morris University Logo Robert Morris University Moon Township, PA
5/5
24 : 1 4,608
Laurel Business Institute Logo Laurel Business Institute Uniontown, PA
3/5
12 : 1 240
UPMC St. Margaret School of Nursing Logo UPMC St. Margaret School of Nursing Pittsburgh, PA
4/5
  128
Pennsylvania Gunsmith School Logo Pennsylvania Gunsmith School Pittsburgh, PA     71
Seton Hill University Logo Seton Hill University Greensburg, PA
5/5
21 : 1 2,073
Triangle Tech Inc-Pittsburgh Logo Triangle Tech Inc-Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA
4/5
9 : 1 145
Point Park University Logo Point Park University Pittsburgh, PA
5/5
26 : 1 3,929
Western Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing Logo Western Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing Pittsburgh, PA
3/5
  143
Penn Commercial Business/Technical School Logo Penn Commercial Business/Technical School Washington, PA
4/5
6 : 1 191
Carlow University Logo Carlow University Pittsburgh, PA
5/5
19 : 1 2,022