A Global Community of Learners
Pitt's School of Education has long viewed education as stretching beyond the borders of the United States. Today, we're engaged with our neighbors in every corner of the globe — and our students and faculty come from all over the world.
Work and Learn With Us
International students find a welcoming environment at the Pitt School of Education. We are supportive of international cultures and have a long history of excellence in the area of Comparative, International, and Development Education (CIDE).
Our Institute for International Studies in Education (IISE) is involved with research and capacity-building initiatives of faculty members and students.
The Pitt Office of International Services provides immigration assistance, cultural support, and information on funding sources.
The Pitt English Language Institute offers non-credit courses for international students who want to improve their English language skills.
Support for International Students
Each year, more than 3,000 students from over 100 countries arrive at the University of Pittsburgh to continue their educations.
About 8 percent of students at the Pitt School of Education are international, with the largest majority of students coming from China. We have enrolled scholars from Argentina, China, Columbia, Ghana, Indonesia, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Korea, Mongolia, Nepal, Paraguay, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Sudan,Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, and Vietnam.
The Global Compass Guide
The Global Compass is a digital guide to life on campus and in the city of Pittsburgh. This handbook has information regarding housing, places of worship, restaurants, stores, services on campus, and much more.
If you have decided to apply online, please make sure to review the International Student Procedures for Admission.