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University of Pittsburgh - Johnstown Overview

University of Pittsburgh - Johnstown is a public institution situated in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. The suburban atmosphere of Johnstown makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.

What Is University of Pittsburgh - Johnstown Known For?

552 Undergraduate Awards
$31,112 Avg Cost After Aid
76% Acceptance Rate
  • The 3% student loan default rate at Pitt Johnstown is better than the national rate of 10.1%. That's a good sign that you may be able to pay off student loans easier than your peers at other schools can.
  • The highest award offered at Pitt Johnstown is the bachelor's degree.
  • In 2017-2018, 92% of the faculty were full-time.
  • Students who graduate from Pitt Johnstown with a bachelor's degree make about $53,900 a year. That's 32% more than those who graduate from other schools.

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University of Pittsburgh - Johnstown Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Pitt Johnstown.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#3 Best Literature Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Best Value Literature Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#63 Most Popular Writing Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#72 Best Allied Health Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Pitt Johnstown has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#2 Highest Paid Literature Graduates College Factual

Where Is University of Pittsburgh - Johnstown?

Location of University of Pittsburgh - Johnstown

Contact details for Pitt Johnstown are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 450 Schoolhouse Road, Johnstown, PA 15904
Phone: 814-269-7000
Website: www.upj.pitt.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PittJohnstown
Twitter: http://twitter.com/PittJohnstown

How Do I Get Into Pitt Johnstown?

You can apply to Pitt Johnstown online at: https://pitt.mycollegeapplication.org/Login.aspx

Admission Requirements for Pitt Johnstown

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank required
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Pitt Johnstown?

76% Acceptance Rate
56% Of Accepted Are Women
94% Submit SAT Scores
The acceptance rate at University of Pittsburgh - Johnstown is 76%. This means that is not quite as selective as some schools, but you'll still need to submit a good application if you want to be considered by the admissions department.

Approximately 44% of accepted students are men and 56% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 77%, and the acceptance rate for women is 75%.

Average Test Scores

About 94% of students accepted to Pitt Johnstown submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 510 and 590. Math scores were between 510 and 590.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of Pittsburgh - Johnstown  ( 510 to 590 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for University of Pittsburgh - Johnstown  ( 510 to 590 )
200
800
Pitt Johnstown received ACT scores from 23% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 19 and 24. Math scores were between 18 and 26. Composite scores were between 20 and 25.

ACT English Scores for University of Pittsburgh - Johnstown  ( 19 to 24 )
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36
ACT Math Scores for University of Pittsburgh - Johnstown  ( 18 to 26 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for University of Pittsburgh - Johnstown  ( 20 to 25 )
1
36

Can I Afford University of Pittsburgh - Johnstown?

$31,112 Net Price
75% Take Out Loans
3.4% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Pitt Johnstown is $31,112. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Pitt Johnstown, approximately 75% of students took out student loans averaging $8,559 a year. That adds up to $34,236 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Pitt Johnstown is 3.4%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

University of Pittsburgh - Johnstown Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,404 Full-Time Undergraduates
44% Women
15% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,465 undergraduate students at Pitt Johnstown, with 2,404 being full-time and 61 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Pitt Johnstown

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,404 full-time undergraduates at Pitt Johnstown, 56% are male and 44% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Pitt Johnstown

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Pittsburgh - Johnstown students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Pitt Johnstown Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 63
Black or African American 101
Hispanic or Latino 130
White 1,947
International Students 36
Other Races/Ethnicities 127

Geographic Diversity

Pennsylvania students aren't the only ones who study at University of Pittsburgh - Johnstown. At this time, 10 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 107 countries are represented at Pitt Johnstown. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and Saudi Arabia.

Online Learning at University of Pittsburgh - Johnstown

0 Took All Classes Online
1 Took At Least One Class Online
0.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 1 student took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Pitt Johnstown has changed over the last few years.

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This is the #2,028 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Pitt Johnstown regardless of major.

University of Pittsburgh - Johnstown Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Bachelor’s TOTAL
General Psychology 0 0 42 42
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 0 41 41
General Biology 0 0 38 38
Computer Science 0 0 35 35
Accounting 0 0 30 30
Allied Health Professions 0 16 14 30
Marketing 0 0 27 27
Writing Studies 0 0 27 27
Finance & Financial Management 0 0 21 21
General Business/Commerce 0 0 21 21
Information Science 0 0 20 20
Civil Engineering 0 0 20 20
Mechanical Engineering Technology 0 0 19 19
Mechanical Engineering 0 0 19 19
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 0 19 19
Geography & Cartography 7 0 8 15
Mathematics 0 0 14 14
Civil Engineering Technology 0 0 13 13
Political Science & Government 0 0 11 11
Sociology 0 0 11 11
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 0 0 10 10
Computer Engineering 0 0 10 10
History 0 0 9 9
Geological & Earth Sciences 0 0 7 7
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 0 0 6 6
Area Studies 5 0 0 5
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 0 5 5
Chemical Engineering 0 0 4 4
Literature 0 0 4 4
Journalism 0 0 3 3
Electrical Engineering 0 0 3 3
Chemistry 0 0 3 3
Economics 0 0 3 3
Electronics Engineering Technology 0 0 2 2
Drama & Theater Arts 0 0 2 2
Computer Engineering Technology 0 0 1 1
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 0 1 1
General Social Sciences 0 0 1 1
Biological & Physical Science 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 12 16 524 552

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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