University of Pittsburgh at Bradford

300 Campus Dr, Bradford, United States
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Overview of University of Pittsburgh at Bradford

About this school

U Pittsburgh at Bradford, founded in 1963, is a public, liberal arts institution within the U Pittsburgh system. Its 125-acre campus is located in Bradford, 79 miles south of Buffalo.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,340
    • Men:604 (45.1%)
    • Women:736 (54.9%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to University of Pittsburgh at Bradford is minimally difficult: most freshmen were not in the top 50% of their high school class and scored somewhat below 1010 on the SAT I or below 19 on the ACT; up to 95% 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
3
Science
1
2
Foreign Language
2
-
Social Studies
-
-
History
1
-
Academic Electives
5
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
July 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
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
300 Campus Drive
City, State, Zip
Bradford, PA  16701-2812
Phone
(814) 362-7555
Fax
(814) 362-7578
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
-
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
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
2 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
49% of 2,852 applicants were admitted
Women
50% of 1,740 applicants were admitted
Men
46% of 1,112 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
401 (29%) of 1,389 admitted students enrolled
Women
229 (26%) of 877 admitted students enrolled
Men
172 (34%) of 512 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.30
375 And Above
21%
3.50 - 3.74
16%
3.25 - 3.49
14%
3.00 - 3.24
14%
2.50 - 2.99
26%
2.00 - 2.49
8%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
530 average |480-570 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
3%
• Score 600 - 700
13%
• Score 500 - 600
56%
• Score 400 - 500
25%
• Score 300 - 400
3%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
540 average |490-590 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
1%
• Score 600 - 700
22%
• Score 500 - 600
49%
• Score 400 - 500
25%
• Score 300 - 400
3%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
22 average |20-24 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
7%
• Score 24 - 29
23%
• Score 18 - 23
61%
• Score 12 - 17
9%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $13,900|Out-of-state: $25,144
  • Room & Board: - $9,058 (63.386983904828554%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,000 (6.997900629811057%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $4,232 (29.615115465360393%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


University of Pittsburgh at Bradford accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


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

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003380
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
367 (94.3%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
337 (91.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
334 (99.1%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
30 (9.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
59%
Average Award
$13,499
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 320 (95.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,786
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 289 (86.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,335
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 22 (6.6%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
25 (6.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $6,263

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,236 (91.8%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,138 (92.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,120 (98.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
116 (10.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
61%
Average Award
$13,763
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,054 (94.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,081
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 990 (88.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,627
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 70 (6.3%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
73 (5.4%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,890

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
85%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$36,250
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
19.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships, Academic Competitiveness Grants, National SMART Grants
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Health Fields, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Creative Writing, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Adult Students, Children of Faculty/Staff, Children of Union Members/Company Employees, International Students, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Veterans

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,980

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


75

Part-Time Faculty


79

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


34%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 24% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 36% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 26% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 10% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 3% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 19% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 71% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 9% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 2% 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
1,427,214

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
136
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


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

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


69.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


31.0%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


42.9%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


47.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (30)


  • Accounting
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Computer Science
  • Creative Writing
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Economics, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Environmental Studies
  • History, General
  • Hospitality Administration/Management, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physical Sciences
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Radio and Television
  • Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Sociology
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

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, Health professions and related sciences, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


8,683

Nearest Metropolitan Area


317 acres

Environment


Small town/city

Campus Size


Buffalo

Weather


Temperature
18.2 average low in January, 75.3 average high in September
Rain
140 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
80 mile(s) from campus in Buffalo, N.Y.
Nearest Bus Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Bradford
Nearest Train Station
90 mile(s) from campus in Erie

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


74% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


31%

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 III
Mascot
Panthers
School Colors
Blue and gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, football, golf, ice hockey, rock climbing, sand volleyball, skiing (downhill), soccer, softball, swimming and diving, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


University of Pittsburgh at Bradford offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, national fraternities, national sororities, student government association, student activities board, the source (student newspaper), alpha phi omega, wdrq (student radio station)

Sororities


1% of women participate

Fraternities


4% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,233

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,340
Women
736
Men
604

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 2.2% Asian
  • 12.6% Black/African-American
  • 5.1% Hispanic/Latino
  • 3.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 70.9% White
  • 5.6% Unknown

International Students


2.8% from 16 countries

Average Age


21

Number of Graduate Students


Not reported

Student Resources

Study resources