University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus

Pittsburgh, PAView Map
National University
Public
Not applicable
Mid East
City: Large
NCAA Division I-A
18,427
Undergraduates
14 to 1
Student-to-Faculty Ratio

Overview

The University of Pittsburgh has offered a well-rounded liberal arts curriculum in the humanities, arts and sciences to its undergraduates since its founding in 1787. As a large and prominent research university, it has been at the forefront of important medical and scientific advances in the last century. Dr. Jonas Salk and his team at Pitt created the polio vaccine in 1955, and Pitt is one of the world leaders in organ transplants.

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