International Students

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).

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.

Application Information

If you have decided to apply online, please make sure to review the International Student Procedures for Admission.

Connect With Us 

No matter where you are in the world, we want to get to know you and your goals so that we can help you to begin your journey to ignite learning. Please feel free to call or message us on our Pitt Education WhatsApp account.