Study in Pittsburgh!
More than 30 Highly-Ranked Colleges and Universities in the Greater Pittsburgh Region Offer Powerful Educational Opportunities
The Greater Pittsburgh Region features more than 30 institutions of higher learning – many among the top-ranked in the country – providing one of the most powerful educational opportunities in the world today.
Leading Colleges & Universities in Key Fields – Computer Science / Medical Technology / Life Sciences / Business / Advanced Manufacturing / Engineering / Energy / Robotics
Cooperative Agreements among many institutions in the region permit study at more than one institution to ensure a first-rate academic experience.
Numerous English as a Second Language Programs permit students to improve their speaking and writing skills while studying or before enrolling.
Special GlobalPittsburgh CONNECT Service providing year-round activities and programs to help international students feel more comfortable in their new community.
Desirable Location Connecting Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Ohio
High Quality of Life - Pittsburgh Voted Most Livable City in the U.S.
Low Cost of Living – Among Most Affordable in U.S.
Central Location – Within a day’s drive of New York, Boston, Washington, DC, Chicago and Toronto
Safe – Low crime rate
Accessible – Direct flights to Europe avoid busier airports
Global – 50 international communities and 300 foreign-owned companies
Job Opportunities Upon Graduation – Westinghouse, Consol Energy, PNC Corp., Google, Microsoft, Intel and more!
Strong Entrepreneurial Spirit – Numerous Programs Supporting Startup Companies
World Leaders in Education – Major Research Institutions in the Region
- Carnegie Mellon University
- University of Pittsburgh
- Pennsylvania State University
- West Virginia University
Other leaders in the region’s academic community (click to go to school website):
- Carlow University
- Chatham University
- Community College of Allegheny County
- Duquesne University
- English Language Institute at the University of Pittsburgh
- Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh
- LaRoche College
- Point Park University
- Pennsylvania State University - Beaver
- Pennsylvania State University - Greater Allegheny
- Pennsylvania State University - New Kensington
- Robert Morris University
- Washington & Jefferson College
- West Liberty University
GlobalPittsburgh Education Partnership
Central point of contact for information about educational assets in the Greater Pittsburgh Region.
650 Smithfield Street, Suite 1180
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222