University Overview

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The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown is the first and largest regional campus of the University of Pittsburgh, which is ranked number 47 globally by a 2016 U.S. News & World Report study.


Pitt-Johnstown was founded in 1927, and began awarding degrees in 1970. The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown offers a supportive living-learning environment that is grounded in the liberal arts and sciences, is current, and is responsive to both our students’ personal and professional needs, and to the needs of our community.

Students benefit from a quality education and world-class academic standards, are recognized by employers and also appreciated by top-level graduate schools.

The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown is a vital knowledge center and the foremost contributor to the region’s educational, social, cultural, and economic development.