University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
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Pitt-Johnstown's Classroom Environment

 About the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown

Founded in 1927, the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown is the first and largest regional campus of the University of Pittsburgh, an internationally recognized center of learning and research. We are situated on 655 picturesque acres in the Laurel Highlands of Pennsylvania, Pitt-Johnstown is a vital knowledge center and a foremost contributor to the area's educational, social, cultural, and economic environment. We offer a high quality educational experience that is purposefully designed to prepare students for the real world of the 21st century.

  In the classroom, your student will find...

  • Personalized instruction in small classes, with an average class size of 25
  • A student-to-faculty ratio of 18:1
  • 141 full-time faculty members and 112 part-time.
  • 46 undergraduate majors plus 3 University of Pittsburgh graduate degrees.
  • Student graduation and success rates that exceed the national average of similar institutions.
  • An enrollment of approximately 3,000 total students from more then 12 states, and 21 countries.
  

Use of Technology 

Wireless Areas on Campus:
Wireless PittNet provides wireless access to all University students, faculty, and staff. This service is fast, secure, easy-to-use, and available in the buildings listed below. For our wireless locations map please click here.

Full Building Coverage:
Blackington Hall
Owen Library
Student Union


Partial Building Coverage
(Lobbies and Common Areas):
Biddle Hall
Engineering and Science Building
Krebs Hall
Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center
Sports Center
Whalley Chapel

Technology Space Available for Students
Number of computer labs on campus..........9
Number of computers in those labs.........192
Number of Technology-Ready Classrooms.............................................62

Fast Facts about Pitt-Johnstown Students

% of residence hall students with computers……………………………………..…..95%
% of First-Year Students with laptops..................................................95%
% of First-Year Students bringing computers
to campus.............................................98%


Technology available for student use:

Color scanners
Large format color plotter
Digital still & digital video camera
Color laser printer
Specialized video capture and editing equipment

Pitt-Johnstown provides each student with the most up-to-date version of Microsoft Office Professional at no cost. Prospective parents and students are encouraged to browse the IT web site for additional technology info (including PC buying recommendations.) 

What Our STUDENTS
Are Saying about Pitt-Johnstown. . .

Undergraduates tell us that the
University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
"is about having a good college experience at a small campus while growing as a student and person."

The school offers
"an excellent undergraduate campus to explore scientific fields," as well as engineering and education programs that "have a high success rate."

  

Most Popular Majors at Pitt-Johnstown

Education/Pre-Education                       465

Business/Pre-Business

457

Engineering Technology
(civil, computer, electrical and mechanical)                                  

435

Medical Professions                              

371