2021 Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs Analysis

UndergraduateGraduatePer Credit HourEarning After Graduation
For the academic year 2020-2021, the undergraduate tuition & fees at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus is $19,678 for Pennsylvania residents and $19,679 for out-of-state students.
The undergraduate 2021-2022 estimated tuition & fees for Pitt is $19,638 for Pennsylvania residents and $11,476 for out-of-state students.
The 2021 undergraduate tuition has been decreased by -0.20% for Pennsylvania residents and decreased by -41.68% for out-of-state rates from the previous year. Its in-state undergraduate tuition and fees are much higher than the average amount ($12,017) and its out-of-state undergraduate tuition and fees are lower than the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($32,019 - Public Research University (very high research activity)).
2020-2021 Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateOn Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2019-2020$19,718 $33,746$13,936
2020-2021$19,678$19,679-
Change % 2020-2021-0.20%-41.68%-100.01%
2021-2022$19,638$11,476$0
***Updated with 2021 tuition data from NCES (National Center for Education Statistics) . The estimated 2021-2022 costs are based on the costs change rate of last year.
For Graduate School, in-state tuition and fees are $24,468 and out-of-state tuition and fees are $40,836 for the academic year 2020-2021.
The graduate 2021-2022 estimated tuition & fees at Pitt is $24,456 for Pennsylvania residents and $40,824 for out-of-state students.
The graduate tuition has been decreased by -0.05% for Pennsylvania residents and decreased by -0.03% for out-of-state rates from the previous year. Its in-state graduate tuition and fees are much higher than the average amount ($13,733) and its out-of-state graduate tuition and fees are much higher than the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($28,141 - Public Research University (very high research activity)).
2020-2021 Graduate Tuition & Fees
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateOn Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2019-2020$24,480 $40,848$13,936
2020-2021$24,468$40,836-
Change % 2020-2021-0.05%-0.03%-100.01%
2021-2022$24,456$40,824-
***Updated with 2021 tuition data from NCES (National Center for Education Statistics) . The estimated 2021-2022 costs are based on the costs change rate of last year.
The below table describes the cost per credit hour for part-time students and/or full-time students who take additional courses more than regular credit hours at Pitt.
Per Credit Hour Charge (2019-2020)
YearIn-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate2018-2019$755$1,295
2019-2020$776$1,360
2020-2021$798$1,428
Graduate2018-2019$920$1,583
2019-2020$947$1,630
2020-2021$975$1,678
The next table summarizes the average earning by years after graduation from the school. After 6 years of graduation, the mean earning is $44,300 and, after 10 years of graduation, the mean earning is $61,200 for University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus graduates.
Mean Earning After Graduation By Time
TotalMaleFemale
6 Years After Graduation$44,300$48,500$40,500
7 Years After Graduation$47,600--
8 Years After Graduation$50,000--
9 Years After Graduation$52,500--
10 Years After Graduation$61,200$67,100$55,900

Tuition & Fees for 4 Years

Tuition & Fees

How Much is the tuition for 4 years at Pitt?

For the students who were admitted in Fall 2021, the estimated tuition for 4 years is $80,218 for Pennsylvania residents and $54,867 for out-of-state students.
Since the tuition & fees at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus have decreased over the last 4 years, the estimated tuition & fees are less than current costs in the table below. The actual costs may differ from the estimation based on the school or university system's tuition policy.
The estimation excludes the book, supplies, and living costs before receiving any financial aid. See the other tabs for estimating 4-year total costs of attendance and after financial aid. The next table shows the estimated 4-years tuition & fees for the next 5 admission years. The estimation is based on 4-years changes in tuition & fees at the school.
4 Years of Tuition & Fees
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$19,828$19,978$20,130$20,283$80,218
Out-of-State$16,938$14,579$12,549$10,801$54,867
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$19,978$20,130$20,283$20,437$80,828
Out-of-State$14,579$12,549$10,801$9,297$47,226
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$20,130$20,283$20,437$20,592$81,442
Out-of-State$12,549$10,801$9,297$8,002$40,648
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$20,283$20,437$20,592$20,749$82,061
Out-of-State$10,801$9,297$8,002$6,888$34,987
Class of 2029 (Admission Fall 2025)In-State$20,437$20,592$20,749$20,906$82,684
Out-of-State$9,297$8,002$6,888$5,928$30,114

2021 Tuition, Fees, and Living Cost Tables and Charts

Next tables and charts illustrate the 2021 tuition, fees, books & supplies, and living costs in detail. We provide the previous 5 years' costs so that you can check the increased amounts of each cost item and estimate future year costs. In addition, you can check the financial aid amount including grant, scholarship, and federal student loans for the last five years. Use the left menu to explore the tuition and college costs information at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus.
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University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus 2021 Costs of Attendance
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition and FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs Tuition & FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs
Undergraduate$19,678$33,706-$2$19,679$33,706 -$2
Graduate$24,468 $33,706-$2$40,836 $33,706-$2


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