University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown

450 Schoolhouse Rd, Johnstown, United States
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Overview of University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown

About this school

U Pittsburgh at Johnstown, founded in 1927, is a public, liberal arts university. Its 650-acre campus is located in Johnstown, 70 miles from Pittsburgh.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:2,769
    • Men:1,552 Men (56.0%)
    • Women:1,217 Women (44.0%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
2
-
Science
2
-
Foreign Language
2
-
Social Studies
4
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
May 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy
SAT: Used for advising ACT: Used for advising

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
450 Schoolhouse Road
City, State, Zip
Johnstown, PA 15904-2990
Phone
(814) 269-7050
Fax
(814) 269-7044
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
-
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Recommended for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
3 recommended for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
88% of 1,613 applicants were admitted
Women
87% of 834 applicants were admitted
Men
89% of 779 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
807 (57%) of 1,418 admitted students enrolled
Women
367 (51%) of 722 admitted students enrolled
Men
440 (63%) of 696 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.51
375 And Above
31%
3.50 - 3.74
20%
3.25 - 3.49
17%
3.00 - 3.24
13%
2.50 - 2.99
14%
2.00 - 2.49
4%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
23 average |20-25 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
2%
• Score 24 - 29
35%
• Score 18 - 23
53%
• Score 12 - 17
10%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $13,388|Out-of-state: $24,204 (47.38%)
  • Room & Board: - $9,684 (34.27%)
  • Other Expenses: - $1,000 (3.54%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $4,186 (14.81%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline April 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning February 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 008815
Free
State Aid Form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
654 (91.6%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
535 (81.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
522 (97.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
78 (14.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
56%
Average Award
$9,892
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 471 (90.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,529
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 427 (81.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,161
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 50 (9.6%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
61 (8.5%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,663

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
2,398 (88.6%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
2,017 (84.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,972 (97.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
293 (14.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
59%
Average Award
$10,434
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,649 (83.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,762
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,654 (83.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,216
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 163 (8.3%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
160 (5.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,513

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
81%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$37,239
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Health Fields, Humanities, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Journalism/Publications, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Leadership
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,400

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


137

Part-Time Faculty


14

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


74%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 13% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 32% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 29% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 19% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 6% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 1% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 9% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 79% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 9% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 3% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
222
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


79.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


31.6%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


50.5%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


53.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (47)


  • Accounting
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biopsychology
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Science
  • Creative Writing
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Ecology
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering Technology, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Environmental Biology
  • Environmental Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Journalism
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
  • Natural Sciences
  • Nursing Science
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Sociology

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Engineering technologies, Biological/life sciences, Psychology, English

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Master's Programs of Study (1)


  • Not reported

    Campus Life

    Location & Geography

    Population


    20,577

    Nearest Metropolitan Area


    Pittsburgh

    Campus Size


    655 acres

    Weather


    Temperature
    18.5 average low in January, 78.9 average high in September
    Rain
    153 rainy days per year

    Available Transportation


    Nearest Bus Station
    10 mile(s) from campus in Johnstown
    Nearest Train Station
    7 mile(s) from campus in Johnstown

    Housing

    College Housing


    College offers housing to students

    Types of Housing


    Coed housing, disabled student housing

    Students of College Housing


    59% of all students

    Housing Restrictions


    Freshman Housing Guarantee


    Freshmen are guaranteed housing

    Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


    41%

    Security

    24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


    Available

    24-Hour Security Patrols


    Available

    Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


    Available

    Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


    Available

    Personal Support Services

    Health Service


    Offered

    Personal Counseling


    Offered

    Child Care


    Not offered

    Sports & Recreation

    School Athletics


    Athletic Conferences
    NCAA Division II
    Mascot
    Mountain Cat
    School Colors
    Blue and gold

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


    FactorOfferedScholarships Given
    Baseball
    Basketball
    Cheerleading
    Cross-Country Running
    Golf
    Soccer
    Track And Field
    Volleyball
    Wrestling

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


    SportOfferedScholarships Given
    Baseball
    Basketball
    Cheerleading
    Cross-Country Running
    Golf
    Soccer
    Track And Field
    Volleyball
    Wrestling

    Recreational Sports


    Intramural Sports
    basketball, football, rock climbing, soccer, softball, volleyball

    Student Activities

    Activities And Organizations


    University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, dance ensemble, student senate, programming board, academic clubs

    Sororities


    11% of women participate

    Fraternities


    8% of men participate

    ROTC


    Student Body

    Co-educational


    Yes

    Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


    2,708

    Undergraduates


    All Undergraduates
    2,769
    Women
    1,217
    Men
    1,552

    Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


    • 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
    • 1.6% Asian
    • 4.1% Black/African-American
    • 1.6% Hispanic/Latino
    • 2.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
    • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
    • 86.6% White
    • 3.5% Unknown

    International Students


    2.0% from 12 countries

    Average Age


    20

    Number of Graduate Students


    Not reported

    Student Resources

    Study resources