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Astronomy & Astrophysics at University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus

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Astronomy & Astrophysics at University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus

What traits are you looking for in a astronomy school? To help you decide if University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's astronomy program.

Pitt is located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and has a total student population of 32,277. In 2021, 1 astronomy major received their bachelor's degree from Pitt.

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

Pitt Astronomy & Astrophysics Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Astronomy

Pitt Astronomy & Astrophysics Rankings

The astronomy major at Pitt is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Astronomy & Astrophysics. 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.

Astronomy Student Demographics at Pitt

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

Pitt Astronomy & Astrophysics Bachelor’s Program

100% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
The astronomy program at Pitt awarded 1 bachelor's degree in 2020-2021.


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 astronomy.

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

Pitt also has a doctoral program available in astronomy. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Astronomy Grads May Go Into

A degree in astronomy 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
Natural Sciences Managers 4,480 $147,810
Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Professors 890 $94,630
Physics Postsecondary Professors 770 $98,870
Physicists 320 $137,060


*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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