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 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   1,600
      Full-time faculty 74
      Part-time faculty 71
      Full-time staff 128
      Part-time staff 35
      Other employees 296
      Total employees  604
    Student/Teacher Ratio   18:1
    Typical Class Size   19 students
    # of Majors Leading to Baccalaureate Degree   37 (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 (2015-16)  

    $12,452 / year in-state, full-time  $920/year fees

    $15,952/year for in-state full-time nursing students  $920/year fees


    $23,268 / year out-of-state, full-time  $920/year fees

    $29,672/year for out-of-state full-time nursing students  $920/year fees

        $8,780/ year room & board ($5,160 double room/$3,620/260 block meal plan)

    94% of all students receive some form of financial aid

    In 2015-16, the average financial aid award was $18,348 for in-state students and $25,399 for out-of-state students.

    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 town house-style residence halls
      Maintenance Building
      Campus Police and Laundry Building
      The Hangar Building, which houses Financial Aid, Registrar, 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 the Center 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.
        12 AMCC Championships in seven years
        7 NCAA tournament appearances