Engineering at University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus
Pitt is located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and approximately 32,277 students attend the school each year. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 718 students received a bachelor's degree in engineering from Pitt.
Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Engineering section at the bottom of this page.
Pitt Engineering Degrees Available
- Basic Certificate in Engineering (Less Than 1 Year)
- Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
- Master’s Degree in Engineering
- Doctorate Degree in Engineering
Online Classes Are Available at Pitt
If you are a working student or have a busy schedule, you may want to consider taking online classes. While these classes used to be mostly populated by returning adults, more and more traditional students are turning to this option.
For those who are interested in distance learning, Pitt does offer online courses in engineering for the following degree levels:
- Master’s Degree
Pitt Engineering Rankings
Each year, College Factual ranks engineering programs across the country. The following shows how Pitt performed in these rankings.
Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.
Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings
The engineering major at Pitt is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Engineering. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.
|Best Engineering Basic Certificate Schools||8|
|Best Value Engineering Graduate Certificate Schools||73|
|Most Focused Engineering Master’s Degree Schools||152|
Engineering Student Demographics at Pitt
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the engineering majors at University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus.
Pitt Engineering Bachelor’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus with a bachelor's in engineering.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||23|
|Hispanic or Latino||18|
Pitt Engineering Master’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus with a master's in engineering.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||6|
|Hispanic or Latino||2|
Pitt also has a doctoral program available in engineering. In 2021, 59 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.
Concentrations Within Engineering
The following engineering concentations are available at University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus. The table shows all degrees awarded in this field awarded for all degree levels at University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus. A concentration may not be available for your level.
|Concentration||Annual Degrees Awarded|
- Engineering Technologies
- Architecture & Related Services
- Mathematics & Statistics
- Physical Sciences
- Computer & Information Sciences
Careers That Engineering Grads May Go Into
A degree in engineering can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for PA, the home state for University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus.
|Occupation||Jobs in PA||Average Salary in PA|
|Software Applications Developers||28,260||$96,370|
*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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By Crazypaco under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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