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Is Pitt a Good School for the Money?

Below Average National Value
Unknown In-State Value
$169,460 Avg Total Cost

University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus Value Report

College Factual set out to determine if Pitt is asking a fair price for the quality of education they provide. Keep reading for the detailed value report.

Below Average Value Nationwide

Below Average National Value
Top 5% National Quality
Slightly Overpriced

University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus is ranked #1,562 out of 2,223 for value nationwide.

Based on our analysis of other colleges at similar price points, we believe University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus is overpriced for the quality education it provides. (This takes into account average financial aid and may not apply to you if you have further scholarships, grant or aid provided to you.)

National Value Ranking  1562 out of 2223
Great Value
National Value Score  30.30 out of 100
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

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*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

We're Looking at a Total Cost of $169,460 for a Pitt Degree

The Pitt time to graduate is about 4.24 years and will cost an estimated $39,967 per year. This brings the total cost to 169,460.

Average Yearly Cost$39,967
Average Years to Graduate4.24
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree$169,460

Many Factors Affect Net Price

Depending on your personal circumstances, your net price may be well below the average Pitt net price, which could make this school a better value. You may quality for more financial aid, or be able to complete your degree faster than average. Get more details on Pitt cost.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$99,373 In-State With Aid
$196,766 Avg Cost No Aid
4.24 Years to Graduate

Net price can vary based on your unique situation.

Look at the table below to get a sense of how Pitt value for your educational dollar might vary.

Nationwide Value by Aid GroupAvg Degree CostValue RankValue Grade
Students with no Aid$196,766#0F
All Students$169,460#1,562D
Only Students Receiving Aid$147,120#983C+
In-State Value by Aid GroupAvg Degree CostValue RankValue Grade
Students with no Aid$149,019#F
All Students$121,713#F
Only Students Receiving Aid$99,373#F

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of Pennsylvania.

About 78% of Pitt students receive financial aid. Get more details on what Pitt financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Finance The Gap

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates average total cost by multiplying net price by time to graduation. We then compare the average total cost to other schools of a similar quality to determine value. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.


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