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University Accolades and Achievements:

Pitt-Johnstown a 'Best In the Northeast' College for 12th Consecutive Year

The Princeton ReviewThe University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown is one of the best colleges in the Northeast United States according to The Princeton Review, a nationally known education services company. Pitt-Johnstown is one of 229 institutions The Princeton Review recommends in its website feature, "2018 Best Colleges: Region by Region." More >

Military Friendly Designation Earned by Pitt-Johnstown for 10th Straight Year

The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown has been designated a Military Friendly School® by Viqtory Media for a 10th consecutive year. The honor acknowledges colleges, universities, and trade schools that do the most to embrace military students, and dedicate resources to ensure success in the classroom and after graduation. More >

Pitt-Johnstown: 90 Years in the Making and Better Than Ever


The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown launched on May 12, 1927. In addition to marking its 90th year in 2017, Pitt-Johnstown also celebrated the 50th year of the campus in its Richland Township location, and the 10th year that Dr. Jem Spectar has served as university president. Pitt-Johnstown marked the founding with numerous campus and community events. More >

Pitt-Johnstown Wins University Standard of Excellence Web Award

web award, the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown website, received the 2015 University Standard of Excellence award for Web Development from the Web Marketing Association’s (WMA) WebAward competition. The site was redesigned and relaunched in August 2014. WebAward is the longest-running annual website award competition dedicated to naming the best websites in various industries.  More >

Brookings: Pitt-Johnstown Tops in Area for ‘Value-Added’ Earning Potential

Brookings InstitutionIn a 2015 published report, the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program ranked the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown as the top four-year university in the region for the institution’s impact on actual, mid-career earnings of graduates (“value-added”). More >