University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest US Education System with an enrollment of 28,234 students including 19,197 undergraduates and 9,037 graduates. The college offers part time and full time undergraduate and graduate classes and has a student faculty ratio of 14:1. The university is also a member of AAU (Association of American Universities) which comprises about 63 doctorate-granting institutions in the USA. Commonly known as Pitt, the institute comprises 16 schools and colleges offering more than 200-degree programs.
The institute is the third-largest recipient of federally sponsored health research funding among U.S universities in 2018. It is the second-largest non-government employer in Pittsburgh. The university is best known for its achievements in helping defeat polio, leading the world into organ transplantation and pioneering TV. Admissions at University of Pittsburgh are available at an acceptance rate of nearly 60% and is thus a moderately competitive institute for international applicants seeking to study in the USA.