10 Things to Love About Pitt-Johnstown

There are many reasons to love Pitt-Johnstown, and here are the top 10 (according to an informal survey).

If there is something you love about our university that you think should be added to this list, please let us know. Send your info (photos are welcomed) to upjweb@pitt.edu.


Learn more about all that the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown has to offer.

1. Our People

Pitt-Johnstown provides an overall experience designed to prepare students for the Real World. Learn More >



2. Academic Programs

Pitt-Johnstown offers a high-quality educational experience with more than 70 programs. Learn More >



3. Community Engagement

Real World Readiness: Get Ready; Get involved; Make a difference; Change your world.  Learn More > 



4. Clubs and Organizations

More than 100 groups offer experiences that will remain a part of our students' lives forever. Learn More >



5. Beautiful Campus

Pitt-Johnstown is located on 655 picturesque acres, 70 miles east of Pittsburgh. Learn More >




6. Awesome Mascot 

Pitt-Johnstown is Mountain Cat Proud. The mascot statue is an enduring symbol of that pride. Learn More >

 Mountain Cat


7. The Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center

The PPAC has been the region's premier cultural destination for the past 25 years. Learn More >



8. Wellness Center

This 40,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility is an exercise, health, and recreational hub. Learn More >

wellness center


9. Athletics

Fifteen teams compete in NCAA Division II's Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference. Learn More >



10. Our Exceptional Performance

Pitt-Johnstown's Real World Career Services has a 96% placement rate for graduates. Learn More >

 career services