University of Pittsburgh School of Education
 

Facts & Figures

Facts and figures.

Facts & Figures



Ranking Publication / Site Category  
No. 27 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools of Education MORE INFO
    Top-ranked public institution in Pennsylvania   
       
No. 1 TheBestSchools.org Best Online Grad. Elementary Education Programs MORE INFO
No. 2 Special-Education-Degree.net Top 10 Early Intervention Graduate Programs MORE INFO
No. 13 TheBestSchools.org Best Online Teaching Degrees MORE INFO
No. 15 BestColleges.com Best Online M.Ed. Programs MORE INFO
No. 20  Grad School Hub  Top 30 Master's in Education Programs   MORE INFO 
Top 32 AppliedBehaviorAnalysisEdu.org Top 32 Graduate Programs w/ ABA Emphasis MORE INFO

STUDENTS AND FACULTY

FACULTY

  • Full-time tenured or tenure track: 50
  • Full-time non-tenure: 34
  • Part-time faculty: 92
  • Full-time faculty with doctorates: 100 percent
  • Funded research: $26.1 million (2016-17)
  • Number of full-time faculty engaged in funded research: 40

STUDENTS: 1,075 TOTAL (Fall 2017)

  • Undergraduate: 234
  • Average undergraduate GPA: 3.32
  • Graduate: 841
  • Graduate Record Exam (GRE) scores: 
    • Average verbal: 149
    • Average quantitative: 153
    • Average analytical writing: 3.3
  • Graduate Student Appointments: 86 total
  • Fellowships: 9
  • Teaching Assistants: 56
  • Research Assistants: 21
  • International Students: 12 percent

APPLICATIONS (Fall 2016)

  • Post-Baccalaureate, Non-Degree Programs: 92
    Accepted: 95 percent
  • Master's Programs: 558
    Accepted: 86 percent
  • PhD/EdD programs: 232
    Accepted: 50 percent

DEGREES AWARDED (2015-16)

  • Post-Baccalaureate, Non-Degree Programs: 85
  • Bachelor's: 96
  • Master's: 268
  • Doctorate: 40

Tuition rates are available here. And read our Guide to Graduate Financial Aid to help you understand your options and get the aid that you need.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

CERTIFICATION AND LICENSING

  • Number of students taking licensing or certification tests: 112
  • Test takers who passed: 110 (98 percent)

RETENTION AND PLACEMENT

  • Accepted positions, fall 2016: 90 percent
(Sources: School of Education student data, University of Pittsburgh Office of Institutional Research, U.S. News & World Report)