University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
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Admissions Requirements

Admission to the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown is competitive. We seek applicants of good character who have demonstrated scholastic achievement and the capacity for further growth. The Pitt-Johnstown Admissions Committee carefully reviews each applicant's secondary school record, performance on college entrance examinations, personal qualifications, and other related factors.

In making admission decisions, the Admissions Committee recognizes that the college is best served by a diverse student body. The committee considers, in addition to statistical measures of academic accomplishment, evidence of leadership ability, motivation, extracurricular interests, and talents, as well as the overall potential for success at Pitt-Johnstown.

Specific requirements have been established in the following sections for applicants seeking admission to Arts and Sciences, upper division programs, and Engineering Technology. Admission to one program of study at Pitt-Johnstown does not guarantee admission to other programs. To be reconsidered for admission to another program, a student must submit a request in writing to the Office of Admissions.

Freshman Students
High school graduates interested in part-time or full-time studies.

Option Students
Students who applied to Pittsburgh and were optioned to the Johnstown campus or another regional campus.

Transfer Students
High school graduates who have earned at least 12 credits at another institution.

Adult Students
Students who are 21 years or older and are interested in part-time or full-time studies.

Reinstated Students
Students who have been enrolled at Pitt-Johnstown, regardless of term or year, and are considering returning for part-time or full-time studies.

Special services and benefits are available to military veterans to help make a successful transition into the student population. 

Visiting Students
Students who are enrolled at another insitution and are interested in taking a limited number of credits at Pitt-Johnstown.

Accelerated High School Students
High school students (typically seniors) interested in accelerating their education.

International Students
Students who are not U.S. citizens or Permanent Resident Aliens.
Last Reviewed: April 3, 2009