Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Pitt are mostly White with a small Asian population. The school has low racial diversity. 26% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus students
Race Percent of Students
White 74%
Black 5%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 9%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 4%
Race Unknown 1%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
High

There are 16% more female students than male students enrolled at University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus with a gender ratio of 54% women to 46% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Pitt has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 46%
Women 54%
Enrollment by gender for University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus students
Gender Number of Students
Men 13,264
Women 15,409

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Low

Pitt serves a low number of students outside of Pennsylvania, with 60 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 60%
Out of State 35%
Foreign 5%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$58,452 per year

13% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
28,673
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 6%
Part time Undergrads 4.5%

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