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How much does it cost to attend?

In District Pennsylvania Resident Sticker Price
$35,146
In District Costs for University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus
Fee Cost
Tuition$18,628
Books and Supplies$716
Other Fees$1,050
Room and Board $11,250
Other Expenses Budget$3,502
In State Pennsylvania Resident Sticker Price
$35,147
In State Costs for University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus
Fee Cost
Tuition$18,629
Books and Supplies$716
Other Fees$1,050
Room and Board $11,250
Other Expenses Budget$3,502

In district Pennsylvania residents should budget an annual total cost of $35,146 to attend University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $18,628 for tuition, $11,250 room and board, $716 for books and supplies and $1,050 for other fees.

All price data is sourced from the 2020/2021 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020
$22,346
Net Price by Income University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$15,084
$30,001 to $48,000$17,691
$48,001 to $75,000$24,139
$75,001 to $110,000$29,274
$110,000+$32,165

The average reported annual net price for University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $22,346 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

76% of full-time undergrad University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $13,657 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 50% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,382 and 15% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $16,221.

Finanical Aid University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $13,657 76%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $12,467 56%
Pell Grants $4,806 16%
Other Federal Grants $1,124 34%
State and Local Grants $3,629 12%
Federal Student Loans $5,382 50%
Other Student Loans $16,221 15%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $80,304. The loan balance of $80,304 is a four year multiple of the $20,076 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $766 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 2.75%.

Example Loan $80,304
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $766.19
Total Interest Paid $11,638.65
Sum of All Loan Payments $91,942.65

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
$140,588
Year Pennsylvania Residents Non Residents
1 $35,147 $49,174
2 $35,691 $49,934
3 $36,242 $50,707
4 $36,803 $51,491

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus to be $140,588 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 1.5% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Pennsylvania Residents $776 $2,328 $3,104
Out of State Residents $1,360 $4,080 $5,440

Estimated cost for a class at University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=215293 IPEDS survey data for University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus.