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Nuclear Engineering at University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus

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Nuclear Engineering at University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus

If you are interested in studying nuclear engineering, you may want to check out the program at University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

Pitt is located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and has a total student population of 32,277.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Nuclear Engineering section at the bottom of this page.

Pitt Nuclear Engineering Degrees Available

  • Basic Certificate in Nuclear Engineering (Less Than 1 Year)
  • Master’s Degree in Nuclear Engineering

Online Classes Are Available at Pitt

Don't have the time or the flexibility in your schedule to take traditional classes? Online courses may be the perfect solution for you. They allow independent learners to study when and where they want to while offering the rigor of in-person classes.

Pitt does offer online education options in nuclear engineering for the following degree levels for those interested in distance learning:

  • Master’s Degree

Pitt Nuclear Engineering Rankings

Nuclear Engineering Student Demographics at Pitt

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the nuclear engineering majors at University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus.

Pitt Nuclear Engineering Master’s Program

During the 2020-2021 academic year, 1 student graduated with a bachelor's degree in nuclear engineering from Pitt.


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 nuclear engineering.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 1
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Careers That Nuclear Engineering Grads May Go Into

A degree in nuclear 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
Architectural and Engineering Managers 7,220 $150,400
Engineering Professors 2,950 $114,870
Nuclear Engineers 960 $115,760


*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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