The University of Pittsburgh is a state-related research university, founded as the Pittsburgh Academy in 1787. Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America. The following statistics include the Pittsburgh campus as well as Pitt's regional campuses in Bradford, Greensburg, Johnstown, and Titusville.
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Pitt ranks among the top two U.S. universities and No. 4 among universities worldwide in the 2013 edition of The Scientist's "Best Places to Work in Academia" survey.
For the ninth consecutive year (2014), Kiplinger's Personal Finance ranks Pitt ranks as the top value among all public colleges and universities in Pennsylvania. Kiplinger's also ranks Pitt as the 19th-best value among public universities in the country for out-of-state students.
Pitt also is the only Pennsylvania public college or university included in The Princeton Review-USA TODAY national "Best Value Colleges for 2014" list, based on academic quality, cost, and financial aid.
Calling Pitt "a world class research university" with an "unwavering commitment to excellence," a Middle States Commission on Higher Education accreditation report in September 2012 reaccredited the University for a 10-year period, without qualification, the maximum permissible time for an extension of accreditation.
The University of Pittsburgh is No. 24 among all universities worldwide, No. 18 among all U.S. universities, No. 9 among U.S. public universities, and No. 1 among public universities in Pennsylvania in the overall Performance Rankings of Scientific Papers for World Universities 2012 released by National Taiwan University. Each university's scientific-paper performance was based on its research productivity, impact, and excellence.
Pitt was ranked No. 12 among U.S. public universities in the "QS World University Rankings 2012," a ranking of the world's top 700 universities by Quacquarelli Symonds, a global education and career-information company.
Among hundreds of universities worldwide, Pitt ranked 38th among U.S. institutions and 18th among public institutions in The Times Higher Education World Universities 2012 rankings.

The Office of Research (OR), a central office reporting to the Vice Provost for Research, is charged with assisting faculty, staff, and students in their efforts to promote and secure sponsored research funding. The OR reviews, negotiates, endorses, and provides administrative oversight related to proposals and awards in accordance with all applicable laws, policies and regulations. The Director of the Office of Research serves as the designated University Officer empowered for both sponsored research activities and export control matters.

Research

The Office of Research (OR), a central office reporting to the Vice Provost for Research, is charged with assisting faculty, staff, and students in their efforts to promote and secure sponsored research funding. The OR reviews, negotiates, endorses, and provides administrative oversight related to proposals and awards in accordance with all applicable laws, policies and regulations. The Director of the Office of Research serves as the designated University Officer empowered for both sponsored research activities and export control matters.

Master's Programmes

Medicine & Health (18)
Education & Training (16)
Humanities (15)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (14)
Social Sciences (11)
Business & Management (9)
Computer Science & IT (6)
Arts, Design & Architecture (5)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (5)
Law (4)
Applied Sciences & Professions (2)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (2)
Journalism & Media (1)

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Services

The student schedules an intake interview with Disability Resources and Services (DRS). The disability specialist conducting the interview and the student discuss the condition and its functional limitations. Services are explained and the student's rights and responsibilities are reviewed.Students are required to submit documentation of their disability. Documentation must meet the documentation guidelines established by the University of Pittsburgh.

Student Life

Where to LivePitt offers a wide range of housing options. Our residence halls featuring online network access, study and recreation lounges, fitness centers, coffee carts, and special academic communities.
The University's Off-Campus Living Department provides students with the information and tools to successfully reside in off-campus accommodations. Explore the department's Renters’ Guide, apartment listings, roommate matching, and landlord services.
Dozens of hotels near the Pittsburgh campus offer lodging for visitors and for students before they settle into long-term housing.
Prepare for the Future
In addition to hosting career fairs and on-campus interviews, our Office of Career Development and Placement Assistance helps students with everything from choosing majors to polishing their résumés to practicing job-seeking skills in mock job interviews with our staff. We strive to help every student find the right profession and thrive after graduation.
Pitt’s Outside the Classroom Curriculum is another University-wide initiative that complements your academic studies and gives you a competitive edge in the job market.

Accreditation

The University of Pittsburgh, including its School of Medicine is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

The Global Study Awards

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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