Northwest Community College

University of Pittsburgh

University of Pittsburgh is a public institution that was founded in 1787. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 18,757, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 145 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. University of Pittsburgh's ranking in the 2016 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, 66.

Located in the Oakland neighborhood, Pitt’s campus is a 3-mile trip from bustling downtown Pittsburgh. The city is home to powerhouse professional sports teams, such as the Steelers and Penguins, and dozens of unique cultural centers, like the Andy Warhol Museum and Phipps Conservatory & Botanical Gardens. Pitt students get free admission to these and other select museums throughout the school year. Because Pittsburgh is bordered by three rivers, kayaking, sailing and fishing opportunities are plentiful. City buses stop every 10 to 15 minutes on campus, and students can ride public transportation into the city for free with school ID. Freshmen do not have to live on campus. Pitt has a sizeable Greek community of about 35 fraternities and sororities. Students in Arts and Sciences majors can earn hands-on credits in internships, research and teaching with the help of the university’s Office of Undergraduate Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity. The Pittsburgh Panthers sports teams compete in the NCAA Division I Atlantic Coast Conference. Pitt students are notorious for their avid support at sporting events, particularly for forming a riotous cheering section known as the Oakland Zoo at basketball games. Students who attend the most home sporting events get priority purchasing when game tickets are in high demand through the school’s Loyalty Points system.


Transfer Information: Start Here!


NCCC - PITT Transfer Course Equivalents


PITT General Education Requirements


To schedule a meeting with an NCCC transfer advisor, or for any other transfer-related information, please call The Center for Student Development at 860. 738. 6420.


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