University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
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Pitt-Johnstown Fact Sheet

  Distinctive Characteristics

  • Bright, highly-motivated, and diverse student body
  • State-of-the-art living, teaching, and learning facilities featuring dormitories wired for internet access
  • Small class sizes with personal attention in a safe, picturesque, suburban, 650-acre, wooded campus

Popular Degree Programs

  • Arts and Sciences
  • Business - Accounting, Finance, and Management
  • Elementary and Secondary Education
  • Engineering Technology
  • Preprofessional
  • Three Graduate Degrees - Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner, and Master of Social Work

Well-Rounded and Comprehensive University Experience

  • 70 student organizations
  • Pasquerilla Performing Arts Ceter, offering outstanding cultural programs
  • Conference Center at Pitt Johnstown, providing ambient lodging and seminar facilities
  • J. Irving Whalley Memorial Chapel hosting religious services, weddings, special speakers, and programs
  • Zamias Aquatic Center offering swimming instruction to community


  • Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and the Commission on Higher Education; Technology Accreditation Commision of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc. (ABET)

Academic Calendar

  • Modified trimester with Fall and Spring semester; optional Summer terms from five to 15-week sessions

Graduation Requirements

  • Defined by chosen major, as well as Arts and Sciences general requirements

Financial Assistance

  • More than 80% of students receive financial aid, including scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study

General Information

  • Jem Spectar, PhD, President
  • Founded in 1927
  • Enrollment 2,700+ Full-time 450+ Part-time
  • Average class size 25
  • Student-to-faculty ratio 18:1
  • Alumni 15,000+
  • Faculty 143
  • Staff 210
  • 40+ Undergraduate Majors
Last Reviewed: July 25, 2007