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University of Pittsburgh-Greensburg is located in Greensburg, Pennsylvania and is a four-year, Baccalaureate degree providing institution that has been working since 1963 to help students meet their academic and career aspirations.


The University of Pittsburgh-Greensburg provides 21 majors in behavioral sciences, humanities, and natural sciences. Students can also choose from 19 minors as well to round out their education. Students in these particular fields are working toward a Bachelor’s degree. Fields of study vary from Anthropology to English Writing to Biological Science.

Students can also attain a Certificate in Children’s Literature or Latin American Studies.

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Admissions at University of Pittsburgh-Greensburg is pretty selective. Roughly 70% of the applicant pool is selected for admission.

The admissions process varies by type of student. Full-time freshmen admission requires that you submit an application, a $45 application fee, an official high school transcript that shows class rank, and SAT or ACT scores. High school students have to have completed four units of English, one unit of Algebra I, one unit of plane Geometry of Algebra II, one unit of History, one unit of Lab Science, three units of the same foreign language, and four units of academic electives on order to even be considered for admission.

Students seeking part-time admission must complete an application with a $45 application fee as well as send in official high school or GED transcripts. Each applicant is required to have taken four units of English, three years of a foreign language, three years of History and Social Studies, one year of Algebra, one year of plane Geometry, and one year of Physics, Chemistry or Biology.

Transfer students must send in college transcripts from previous institutions, a Transfer Clearance from the Dean of Students at the most recently attended institution; an official high school transcript that includes SAT and ACT scores; as well as an application for full or part-time admissions with a $45 application fee. Students must have at least a 2.0 GPA and be in good standing at their previous institution. A maximum of 90 credits can be transferred from a four-year institution and 60 credits from a two-year institution.

Financial Aid

Once you have completed the admissions process for University of Pittsburgh-Greensburg, it’s important to begin the financial aid process as soon as possible. You should begin the process before you’ve heard back about a decision. Applying early helps you receive maximum consideration.

In order to qualify for financial aid, you must complete and submit the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).

Roughly 80% of the student body at University of Pittsburgh-Greensburg receives financial aid of some sort. The college accepts grants, low interest loans, and work-study opportunities. There are also a variety of scholarships available through the college and can be applied for at the financial aid office.

Student Financial Aid Details

Ranks 2376th for the average student loan amount.
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Almost 100% of the student body attends the University full-time. A little over half of the students are female and nearly 10% are multicultural. While almost 100% of the student body is from Pennsylvania, almost 40% live in on-campus housing.

Students at Pitt-Greensburg have a variety of housing options. Village-style living enables students to live in a private bedroom while sharing a kitchen, living room, and bathroom with other students on the same floor. Dorm-style living is also available as well as apartment-style units that accommodate 2-5 students in each unit.

University of Pittsburgh-Greensburg has 12 intercollegiate sports, 13 intramural sports, various clubs and organizations, and honor societies that promote involvement outside of the classroom. There are also plenty of volunteer opportunities for students looking to work with the elderly, tutor elementary school children in reading, and building homes or cleaning up highways.

There is also a Career Services on campus that helps current students as well as alumni on all aspects of searching and applying for a job. The campus also has Health Services, Counseling Services, and a free computer lab.

Student Enrollment Demographics

Student Graduation Demographics


Students who are interested in playing a sport at University of Pittsburgh-Greensburg are encouraged to fill out a Recruit Questionnaire. Coaches contact students and also work with them to obtain scholarship opportunities. Scholarships are awarded based on academic and athletic performance.

The Pitt-Greensburgh Bobcats compete in the following sports:

  • Baseball
  • Cheerleading
  • Dance
  • Golf
  • Men’s and Women’s Basketball
  • Men’s and Women’s Cross Country
  • Men’s and Women’s Soccer
  • Men’s Tennis
  • Softball
  • Women’s Volleyball
  • Information Summary

    Ranks 38th in Pennsylvania and 533rd overall
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    Campus Crime Statistics

      Incidents per 100 Students
    Aggravated assault N/A N/A
    Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter N/A N/A
    Rape 2 0.11
    Robbery N/A N/A
    Arson N/A N/A
    Burglary 4 0.22
    Larceny N/A N/A
    Vehicle theft N/A N/A
    Arrest 8 0.43

    Local Crime Statistics

      Incidents per 100 People
    Aggravated assault 25 0.17
    Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter N/A N/A
    Forcible Rape 4 0.03
    Robbery 7 0.05
    Arson N/A N/A
    Burglary 57 0.38
    Larceny 317 2.12
    Vehicle theft 11 0.07

    Demographics – Main Campus and Surrounding Areas

    Reported area around or near Greensburg, PA 15601-5860
    Surrounding communityLarge suburb (inside urban area but outside city, pop. over 250,000)
    Total Population57,255 (49,815 urban / 7,440 rural)
    Households23,471 (2.32 people per house)
    Median Household Income$39,939
    Families15,510 (2.89 people per family)

    Carnegie Foundation Classification

    Baccalaureate Colleges — Arts & Sciences
    UndergraduateArts & sciences plus professions, no graduate coexistence
    Undergraduate PopulationFull-time four-year, selective, higher transfer-in
    EnrollmentExclusively undergraduate four-year
    Size & SettingSmall four-year, primarily residential

    General Characteristics

    Title IV EligibilityParticipates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
    Highest offeringBachelor's degree
    Calendar SystemSemester
    Years of college work requiredN/A
    Variable Tuition
    Religious AffiliationN/A
    Congressional District4218

    Special Learning Opportunities

    Distance LearningN/A
    ROTC — Army / Navy / Air Force  —   /   / 
    Study Abroad
    Weekend College
    Teacher Certification

    Student Tuition Costs and Fees

    Ranks 783rd for total cost of attendance
      In District In State Out of State
    Effective as of 2014-09-19
    FT Undergraduate Tuition $12,208 $12,208 $22,812
    FT Undergraduate Required Fees $920 $920 $920
    PT Undergraduate per Credit Hour $508 $508 $950
    FT Graduate Tuition N/A N/A N/A
    FT Graduate Required Fees N/A N/A N/A
    PT Graduate per Credit Hour N/A N/A N/A
    Total Cost of Attendance — On-Campus $26,714 $26,714 $37,318
    Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus w/out Family $26,714 $26,714 $37,318
    Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus with Family $17,274 $17,274 $27,878

    Student Tuition Cost History and Trends

    Prior year cost comparison
      In District In State Out of State
    Published Tuition & Fees $12,626 $12,890 $12,626 $12,890 $22,818 $23,286
      Cost (regardless of residency)
    Effective as of 2014-09-19
    Books & Supplies $1,110 $1,132
    On-Campus – Room & Board $8,410 $9,030
    On-Campus – Other Expenses $3,060 $3,122
    Off-Campus w/out Family – Room & Board $8,410 $9,030
    Off-Campus w/out Family – Other Expenses $3,060 $3,122
    Off-Campus with Family – Room & Board $2,886 $2,944

    Admission Details

    Effective as of 2014-09-19
    Application Fee RequiredN/A
    Undergraduate Application Fee$45
    Graduate Application FeeN/A
    First Professional Application FeeN/A
    Applicants 1,262 (581 male / 681 female)
    Admitted 1,175 (526 male / 649 female)
    Admission rate 93%
    First-time Enrollment 394 (187 male / 207 female)
    FT Enrollment 394 (187 male / 207 female)
    PT Enrollment N/A (N/A male / N/A female)
    Total Enrollment1,677

    Admission Criteria

     = Required,   = Recommended,   = Neither required nor recommended
    Open Admissions
    Secondary School GPA / Rank / Record  /   / 
    College Prep. Completion
    Formal competency demoN/A
    Admission test scores
    Other testsN/A

    Admission Credits Accepted

    Dual Credit
    Life Experience
    Advanced Placement (AP)

    Athletics - Association Memberships

    Sports / Athletic Conference Memberships NCAA
    NCAA Basketball Conference Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference
    NCAA Baseball Conference Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference
    NCAA Track & Field Conference Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference

    ACT Test Admission

    868th for 75pctl scores
    Applicants submitting ACT results 17%
    Verbal scores (25/75 %ile) 20 / 23
    Math scores (25/75 %ile) 22 / 24
    Cumulative scores (25/75 %ile) 20 / 24

    SAT Test Admission

    856th for 75pctl scores
    Applicants submitting SAT results 96%
    Verbal scores (25/75 %ile) 460 / 540
    Math scores (25/75 %ile) 470 / 560
    Cumulative scores (25/75 %ile) 930 / 1100

    Student Services

    Remedial Services
    Academic / Career Counseling
    PT Cost-defraying Employment
    Career Placement
    On-Campus Day Care
    Library Facility

    Student Living

    First-time Room / Board Required
    Dorm Capacity577
    Meals per WeekN/A
    Room Fee$5,720
    Board Fee$3,540

    Faculty Compensation / Salaries

    Ranks 2347th for the average full-time faculty salary.
    Effective as of 2014-09-20
    Tenure system N/A
    Average FT Salary $59,459 ($61,689 male / $55,287 female)
    Number of FT Faculty 80 (37 male / 43 female)
    Number of PT Faculty 100
    FT Faculty Ratio 0.8 : 1
    Total Benefits $1,499,338

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