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The University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus

Breakdown of “Education Quality” at UP

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By Gender
MalesB+
FemalesB+
By Major
AccountingB+
AnthropologyA-
Architecture & Urban Planning DepartmentA+
BiologyA-
Business - Management and AdministrationB-
Chemical EngineeringB
ChemistryA-
Civil EngineeringA+
CommunicationsC+
Computer EngineeringB
Computer ScienceB
CriminalB+
Cultures/CivilizationA+
EconomicsB+
EducationA
Electrical EngineeringA
Engineering DepartmentB-
EnglishB-
FinanceA-
Geography and GeosciencesA-
History/Histories (art history/etc.)B+
KinesiologyA+
LinguisticsA+
MathC
Mechanical EngineeringA
Music - PerformanceC-
Neuroscience/Cognitive ScienceA+
NursingA+
OtherB-
PharmacyA-
PhilosophyA
Physical Therapy/Exercise ScienceA+
PhysicsC-
Political ScienceA-
PreLaw and LegalA
PreMed and MedicalA
PsychologyB+
Public HealthA-
School of InformationA
UndecidedC+
Urban PlanningA-
Video/MediaA

Against similar schools

Education Quality compared with similar schools in class.

University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus
 B+
Average of All Schools
 B
Average of schools in class
 B+

Harvard University
 B+
Cornell University
 A-
New York University
 B+
Syracuse University
 B+
Princeton University
 B+
University of Connecticut
 B+
University of California Berkeley
 B+
F
A+

Education Quality

... If that's what you're in to, you will have a great time and get a pretty decent education in the process ...Read full comment
... Based on my experience, I think prospective college students could get a better education and more rewarding overall college experience somewhere ...Read full comment
... You can probably get a pretty decent education at this place if you can wade through all of the crap that comes with lower-level courses, but I ...Read full comment
... I now understand what a college education can be and how bad Pitt really is ...Read full comment
... Instead of investing in an education to gain some knowledge about the subject, its about worthless memorization, and just getting those credits ....Read full comment
... It seems Pitt has partnerships and doesn't care much for the quality of your education - as long as you pay them money, they don't care ...Read full comment
... Great scholarships, great people, and a great education ...Read full comment
... It is very challenging but I feel that I am getting a very good education ...Read full comment
... The school's education is great, the people are wonderful, I have made the best friends of my life here and I wouldn't trade a moment of it ...Read full comment
... I recommend any city school for people looking to advance their cultural understanding of the world, and that look to do educational fun activiti...Read full comment
... Socialize, study, go to cultural/educational events, lectures, etc ...Read full comment
... This school won't hand you a good education ...Read full comment
... I was a serious student , not interested in partying, and I believe Pitt provided me with a rich and valuable education ...Read full comment
... This is a large school so you have to be proactive about your education and come talk to your teachers and sit up front ...Read full comment
... This school is a great value for the level of education that one receives ...Read full comment
... The education received is well worth the affordable price paid, especially if you can get a scholarship ...Read full comment
... I enjoyed my major classes more than the general education classes ...Read full comment
... This is a fantastic university, especially for those who look to an education as a way of learning, and not just a way to get to the next leve...Read full comment
... I have learned that Pitt has many distinguished scholars in educational research, linguistics and language acquisition/education ...Read full comment
... Not only did I get a quality education; I received an ethical education ...Read full comment
... Not only did I get a quality education; I received an ethical education ...Read full comment
... But if you want more out of your education than that, Pitt has every opportunity you could ever want ...Read full comment
... TAs in the Philosophy dept are extremely good students for the reason above, and you'll get a very fine education, superior to that of - probabl...Read full comment
... The University of Pittsburgh is a great place to get an education ...Read full comment
... I have enjoyed my time here thoroughly and got an excellent education to boot ...Read full comment
... of Pitt engineering school for any other school - I'm 100% happy with the education I received ...Read full comment
... I primarily transferred from a community college to Pitt so I could look better on transcripts to transfer out of state after a year; but I did u...Read full comment
... This school has taught me that you NEED to study AHEAD OF TIME, and that there is simply no easy way out when it comes to a good education ...Read full comment
... You get what you pay for at Pitt, a second-rate education on a second-rate campus, but also at a second-rate price ; ...Read full comment
... Educationally, they are heavily focused on research but that is quite typical of a university of this size ...Read full comment
... I lost a good semester of education to poor advising ...Read full comment
... Quality education is best found in the sciences and philosophy/history department ...Read full comment
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