Quick Facts

Pitt-Bradford is a safe, friendly institution for students who want to earn a world-renowned degree in a personalized environment.

We offer 40 majors and more than 50 minors, concentrations and pre-professional programs in areas ranging from business management and nursing to broadcast communications and hospitality management. We can also offer you real-world experiences through internships, undergraduate research and study-abroad opportunities.

History   Founded in 1963; Became a four-year baccalaureate institution 1979
Student Enrollment   1,500
  Full-time faculty 79
  Part-time faculty 62
  Full-time staff 129
  Part-time staff 34
  Other employees 288
  Total employees  592
Student/Teacher Ratio   18:1
Typical Class Size   19 students
# of Majors Leading to Baccalaureate Degree   35 (B.A., B.S., B.S.N)
15 Pre-professional programs
# of Majors Leading to
Associate Degree
  5 ( A.S., A.A.)
# of Graduate Programs   4 (Master of Science in Nursing and a Master of Science in Social Work, both provided on campus by the graduate schools at Pitt-Oakland. Master of Education and a Master of Science for Clinical Nurse Leader, both offered online from Pitt-Oakland.)  
# of Alumni   More than 10,000
Tuition (2014-15)   $12,940 / year (in-state, full-time)   $960/year (fees)
    $24,184 / year (out-of-state, full-time)  $960/year (fees)
    $9,058/ year room & board ($5,490 double room/$3,868/260 block + $150 flex meal plan)

98% of all students receive some form of financial aid, including scholarships, loans, grants and work study.

In 2017-18, the average financial aid award was $16,374 for in-state students and $23,000 for out-of-state students.

    (Tuition is higher for nursing.)
Physical Plant   317 acres nestled along the Tunungwant Creek
Academic Buildings Blaisdell Hall, the fine arts/communication arts building
  Fisher Hall, the science and engineering building
  Hanley Library, which also houses the Academic Advising Center, the Academic Coaching &Tutoring Center, and the TRiO Student Suppot Services program
  Richard E. and Ruth McDowell Sport & Fitness Center, the athletics department and sports medicine/athletic training building
  Swarts Hall, the humanities, nursing and social sciences building
  Ceramics Studio
  Crime Scene Investigation (CSI) House 
Other Facilities Frame-Westerberg Commons, the student center
  Kessel Athletic Complex (baseball, softball and soccer fields and tennis courts)
  Apartment-style and townhouse-style residence halls
  Maintenance Building
  Campus Police and Laundry Building
  The Hangar Building, which houses Financial AidRegistrar, Enrollment Services and Student Accounts, and Business Affairs.
  The Control Tower building, which houses the offices of Human Resources and Payroll.
  Seneca Building, which houses the Division of Continuing Education and Regional Development and theCenter for Rural Health Practice
  Maintenance Storage Building
  Harriett B. Wick Chapel  
  Richard E. McDowell Community Trail, 1.4 mile walking trail
Library Holdings   97,963 titles, wiith access to more than 5 million through Pitt libraries
    3,782 audio visual materials
    245 print periodicals, with access to more than 40,000 through Pitt libraries
    1,055 microform items
    More than 50,000 e-journals
    More than 300,000 e-books
    More than 400 searchable electronic databases
Computer Facilities   Five general purpose computer labs (one 24 hour)
    Student/computer ratio 12:1
    One Macintosh computer arts lab
    Several departmental labs
    Wireless networking in all residence halls and academic/administrative buildings
    30 multimedia classrooms
    ResNet Internet connections in each residence hall bedroom
    All academic classrooms/labs equipped as electronic classrooms
    Significant number of classrooms equipped to capture/record lectures
    Two distance education classrooms
    One virtual computer lab (in pilot)
Intercollegiate Athletics   Charter member of the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference with 15 teams competing in NCAA Division III and ECAC.
    16 AMCC Championships in seven years
    8 NCAA tournament appearances