University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg

150 Finoli Dr, Greensburg, United States
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Overview of University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg

About this school

The University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg, founded in 1963, is a private, liberal arts university. Its 205-acre campus is located in Greensburg, 30 miles from Pittsburgh.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,523
    • Men:701 (46.0%)
    • Women:822 (54.0%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg 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 required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
2
4
Science
1
2
Foreign Language
4
-
Social Studies
2
-
History
2
-
Academic Electives
1
3

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
Not reported
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
150 Finoli Drive
City, State, Zip
Greensburg, PA  15601-5860
Phone
(724) 836-9880
Fax
(724) 836-9901
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$45
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 3 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
-
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
73% of 2,518 applicants were admitted
Women
73% of 1,468 applicants were admitted
Men
74% of 1,050 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
518 (28%) of 1,845 admitted students enrolled
Women
279 (26%) of 1,071 admitted students enrolled
Men
239 (31%) of 774 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.40
375 And Above
36%
3.50 - 3.74
21%
3.25 - 3.49
16%
3.00 - 3.24
13%
2.50 - 2.99
13%
2.00 - 2.49
1%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
510-590 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
2%
• Score 600 - 700
20%
• Score 500 - 600
63%
• Score 400 - 500
14%
• Score 300 - 400
1%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
510-590 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
2%
• Score 600 - 700
23%
• Score 500 - 600
58%
• Score 400 - 500
16%
• Score 300 - 400
1%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
19-25 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
5%
• Score 24 - 29
33%
• Score 18 - 23
47%
• Score 12 - 17
15%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $13,870|Out-of-state: $25,114
  • Room & Board: - $10,270 (66.58886079232316%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,000 (6.483822861959411%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $4,153 (26.927316345717436%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003381
Free
State Aid Form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
442 (94.8%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
373 (84.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
366 (98.1%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
56 (15.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
64%
Average Award
$12,438
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 347 (94.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,013
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 279 (76.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,244
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 43 (11.7%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
54 (11.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $6,196

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,246 (86.8%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,079 (86.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,054 (97.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
110 (10.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
60%
Average Award
$11,618
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 918 (87.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,667
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 871 (82.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,528
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 80 (7.6%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
77 (5.4%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,533

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
82%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$36,358
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
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
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Leadership
Special Characteristics
Local/State Students, Members of Minorities

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


Not reported

Part-Time Faculty


Not reported

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


Not reported

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 15% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 24% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 40% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 14% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 5% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 2% 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: - 9% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 9% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 77% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 5% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not 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
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
Not Reported
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 Greensburg provides hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


76.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


33.0%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


50.7%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


53.6%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (24)


  • Accounting
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Creative Writing
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Criminal Justice/Police Science
  • Education, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Journalism
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Natural Sciences
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Not reported

Special Programs


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

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Psychology, Biological/life sciences

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


14,736

Nearest Metropolitan Area


219 acres

Environment


Small town/city

Campus Size


Pittsburgh

Weather


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

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
55 mile(s) from campus in Pittsburgh
Nearest Bus Station
4 mile(s) from campus in Greensburg
Nearest Train Station
4 mile(s) from campus in Greensburg

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing

Students of College Housing


43% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are not guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


57%

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
Bobcats
School Colors
Navy and gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


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

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


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

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
baseball, basketball, bowling, football, golf, racquetball, skiing (cross-country), skiing (downhill), soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, volleyball, weight lifting

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg offers choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, habitat for humanity, student government association, student activities board, outdoor adventure and community service, freshmen honor society - phi eta sigma

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,436

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,523
Women
822
Men
701

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 4.6% Asian
  • 6.1% Black/African-American
  • 5.9% Hispanic/Latino
  • 3.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 76.3% White
  • 3.4% Unknown

International Students


1.1%

Average Age


21

Number of Graduate Students


Not reported

Student Resources

Study resources