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Fast Facts

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

We offer more than 40 majors and more than 50 minors, concentrations and pre-professional programs in areas ranging from athletic training and nursing to broadcast communications and computer information systems and technology. 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

Mascot and school colors - Panther and blue and gold

Student Enrollment - 1,300

Employees - 

Total employees: 598

  • Full-time faculty: 75

  • Part-time faculty: 74

  • Full-time staff: 129

  • Part-time staff: 24

  • Other employees: 296

Student/Teacher Ratio - 15:1

Typical Class Size - 19 students

# of Majors Leading to Baccalaureate Degree

  • 38 (B.A., B.S., B.S.N)

  • 20 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 Social Work, is offered on campus by the graduate school at Pitt-Oakland. Master of Education and a Master of Science for Clinical Nurse Leader, both offered online from Pitt-Oakland.)

Post-graduation placement rate - 94%

# of Alumni - More than 10,000

Tuition (2020 - 2021)

  • $13,198 / year in-state, full-time $884/year fees

  • $16,908 / year for in-state full-time nursing students $884/year fees

  • $24,666 / year out-of-state, full-time $884/year fees

  • $31,454 / year for out-of-state full-time nursing students $884/year fees

  • $9,912 / year room & board ($5,826 double room/$3,786/260 block meal plan)

Financial Aid - 94% of all students receive some form of financial aid, including scholarships, loans, grants and work study.
in 2019-20 school year, the average financial aid award was roughly $19,171 for in-state students and about $24,102 for out-of-state students.

Physical Plant - 470 acres nestled along the Tunungwant Creek

Intercollegiate Athletics - Charter member of the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference with 14 teams competing in NCAA Division III and ECAC:

  • Men's Teams:

    • Baseball

    • Basketball

    • Golf

    • Soccer

    • Swimming

    • Tennis

    • Wrestling

  • Women's Teams:

    • Basketball

    • Bowling

    • Soccer

    • Softball

    • Swimming

    • Tennis

    • Volleyball

Academic Buildings

  • Blaisdell Hall: the fine arts/communication arts building

  • Fisher Hall: the science and engineering building

  • Hanley Library: which houses the Office of Office of Admissions, Academic Advising Center, the Academic Coaching & Tutoring Center, and the TRiO Student Support Services program

  • Richard E. and Ruth McDowell Sport & Fitness Center: the athletics department and athletic training building

  • Swarts Hall: nursing and social sciences building

  • Crime Scene Investigation (CSI) House

Other Facilities

  • Frame-Westerberg Commons: The student center

  • Kessel Athletic Complex: Baseball, Softball, Soccer Fields and Tennis Courts

  • Apartment-style and town house-style residence halls

  • Maintenance Building

  • Campus Police and Laundry Building

  • Hangar Building: houses Financial Aid, Registrar, Enrollment Services and Student Accounts, and Business Affairs.

  • Control Tower Building: houses the offices of Human Resources and Payroll.

  • Marilyn Horne Hall: houses the Division of Continuing Education and Regional Development, the Center for Rural Health Practice and The Marilyn Horne Museum and Exhibit Center

  • Maintenance Storage Building

  • Harriett B. Wick Chapel

  • Richard E. McDowell Community Trail:  A 1.4 mile walking trail

Library Holdings:

  • 97,963 titles, with 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 open 24 hours)

  • Student/computer ratio 12:1

  • A 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)