University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown is a comprehensive college offering baccalaureate and associate degrees in the arts and sciences and in selected professional fields. UPJ’s mission is to offer an affordable, high-quality educational experience to students of strong intellectual potential.
Curriculum: A rigorous curriculum supports this mission by guiding students in developing disciplined, informed thinking; communication skills; problem-solving skills; strategies for information access; respect for the views of others; and a lifetime love of learning.
Faculty: Central to its educational mission is an expert faculty committed to excellent teaching and sustained intellectual vitality. The college provides small to moderate sized classes and opportunities for frequent interaction with faculty, individualized instruction, independent study, internships, and research.
Staff: The college is committed to the well-being of its students. A strong system of support services and a dedicated, quality staff reflect this commitment.
Personal Growth: Opportunities exist for personal growth through student organization, athletics, cultural and social events, and an active campus life.
Community: UPJ’s mission is strengthened by a strong and long-standing relationship with the community. The college offers a range of continuing education and community outreach programs. Cultural Center: UPJ is a cultural center for the region, hosting a rich variety of theatrical and cultural events. The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown is proud of its ability to offer students an excellent educational opportunity in a beautiful natural setting. The college is committed to continuing excellence in education and to promoting a mutually enriched and diverse community of students, faculty, and staff.