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The University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus

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Your Combined ACT:
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SAT Math + Verbal:
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Your Chances at UP
(on ACT score alone)
Your Chances at UP
(on SAT score alone)
Men
Women
# Applicants
10,933
11,683
# Admitted
6,339
6,727
% Admitted
58.0%
57.6%
% Overall
57.8%

Students who got into UP:

Tips mention: Interview (0), ACT/SAT (15), Grades (23), Sports/Extracurriculars (5), College Essay (16)
I have friends in the admissions departmentFeb 22 2015Computer Science
I have friends in the admissions department. SAT and GPA are super important. Challenging courses are a real plus. It's honestly got to do more with how rigorous your high school curriculum is than how smart you are.
SAT: 2240 Male
Do well in high schoolJul 29 2014Computer Engineering
Do well in high school. Consider going elsewhere, though; your education is important.
Male
Have an individualized an interesting essay that sticks outMar 03 2014Philosophy
Have an individualized an interesting essay that sticks out and makes the admissions faculty remember you. Reach out to admissions board etc... and build a strong relationship with the school before you begin the application process.
SAT: 1170 Male
Apply EARLYDec 18 2013Mechanical Engineering
Apply EARLY. If you don't get in the first time, take your SATs again, and if they approve, APPLY AGAIN. My friend did this and got in the second time around.
Female
94 GPA, 2 clubs, participated in 2 sportsNov 05 2013Unknown
94 GPA, 2 clubs, participated in 2 sports. I did a lot of volunteering though, I think that's what overall helped me get into the school.
Just make sure you're a well rounded individual. I was 50/almost 800 kids in my class.
Female
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