About Pitt Education

Cathedral of Learning photo in the fall

We Ignite Learning For All

Consistently ranked among the Top 40 graduate schools of education by U.S. News & World Report, the Pitt School of Education offers world-class education programs that ignite learning for all. With over 50 graduate and undergraduate degree programs in education, we are focused on advancing education through:

  • Improving the educational experience for students in urban schools

  • Exploring the synergy between public policy and classroom practice

  • Understanding the factors and strategies that lead to success in the classroom

  • Developing obesity prevention and intervention programs.

Facts and Rankings

The Pitt School of Education consistently produces innovative research and houses some of the best faculty in the field. See where we stand in the rankings and all the facts and figures.

Life in Pittsburgh

The University of Pittsburgh campus is a unique area that harmonizes with Pittsburgh and its other distinct surrounding neighborhoods.

Meet Our Dean

Learn more about Valerie Kinloch, the forward-thinking and visionary Renée and Richard Goldman Dean of the School of Education. 

Leadership Team

Get in touch with the senior leadership team at the Pitt School of Education.

Equity and Justice

We cultivate an environment that is equitable and just for all by digging deep into what we do, how we do it, and how we can best serve our communities.

Community Engagement

The School of Education is proud to be affiliated with many other collaborations and partnerships. These relationships strengthen the education our students receive while guiding teachers and students in nearby classrooms.

Our History

The Pitt School of Education opened its doors in the fall of 1910, with an original graduating class of eight men and women. Numerous milestones have been reached over the years.

Contact Us

Pitt Education is home to more than 300 full-time faculty and staff members, as well as numerous Centers, Institutes, and Initiatives. Start here to get your questions answered.