University Of Pittsburgh Bradford

University Of Pittsburgh Bradford

The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, also referred to as Pitt-Bradford, is an undergraduate college under the University of Pittsburgh system. Established in 1963, this public liberal arts institute is situated on a 317-acre campus in Bradford, Pennsylvania.

The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford offers more than 40 majors, over 50 minors, and several as well as pre-professional programs. Students are awarded associate's, baccalaureate, and master's degrees in various fields of study.

The sports teams of University of Pittsburgh at Bradford are known as the Panthers. They are members of the NCAA Division III, and the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference. The athletics department sponsors more than 10 teams in baseball, basketball, cross country, soccer, golf, softball, swimming, and volleyball.

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Contacting University of Pittsburgh-Bradford

University of Pittsburgh-Bradford
300 Campus Drive
Bradford , PA 16701
General Phone: (814) 362-7500

University of Pittsburgh-Bradford Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management44business, accounting, entrepreneurship
Nursing and Emergency Medicine42registered nursing
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy31sports and fitness management, athletic trainer, rehabilitation
Liberal Arts31English, creative writing, speech and rhetoric, liberal arts and sciences, social services, economics, sociology, social studies
Security and Law Enforcement19criminal justice and administration
Science15biology, chemistry, geological and earth sciences
Media14radio and television, public relations
Education and Teaching13elementary school teaching, secondary teaching
Therapy and Counseling8psychology
Engineering3engineering science
Mathematics2applied mathematics
Art Studies2visual and performing arts
Computer Science and Engineering1computer science

Number of programs and degrees for University of Pittsburgh-Bradford in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree19126
Associate's degree343

University of Pittsburgh-Bradford Student Body

In 2007-2008, University of Pittsburgh-Bradford had a total enrollment of 1,407 students (1,298 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 45%
Women 55%
Full-Time 99%
Part-Time 1%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 81%
Black 4%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 2%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 12%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 34%
20-21 29%
22-24 14%
25-29 7%
30-34 4%
35-39 3%
40-49 5%
50-64 1%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

New York10%
Washington, DC1%

University of Pittsburgh-Bradford Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 72 %

University of Pittsburgh-Bradford Room and Board (2007)

University of Pittsburgh-Bradford offers campus housing for 800 of its 1,298 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Bradford, Pennsylvania for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Pennsylvania Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

University of Pittsburgh-Bradford Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal420530
SAT Math440560
SAT Writing430510
ACT Verbal1623
ACT Math1623
ACT Composite1722

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT94%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT13%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

University of Pittsburgh-Bradford Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 11,722
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 21,282
Room and board $ 7,050
Room charge $ 4,240
Board (meal plan) charge $ 2,810
Books and supplies $ 1,030
Other expenses $ 2,840

Financial Aid:
University of Pittsburgh-Bradford participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 337903)

University of Pittsburgh-Bradford Faculty

University of Pittsburgh-Bradford has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track122
Non-tenured and not on tenure track1015

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Associate professorcalendar year1*0*
Assistant professorcalendar year0*2*
Instructorcalendar year0*1*
Lecturercalendar year0*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year1*4$51,653

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year7$75,0722*
Associate professoracademic year20$64,1945$60,126
Assistant professoracademic year18$54,4968$51,846
Instructoracademic year3$45,1295$43,899
All faculty totalacademic year48$60,95220$53,987

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

University of Pittsburgh-Bradford Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference
Baseball Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference
Track Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference

University of Pittsburgh-Bradford Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Visual and Performing Arts, General

Business And Management
Business/Commerce, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Science

Education And Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
Secondary Education and Teaching

Engineering Science

Liberal Arts
Creative Writing
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Social Sciences, General
Social Sciences, Other
Speech and Rhetorical Studies

Applied Mathematics

Public Relations/Image Management
Radio and Television

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Athletic Training/Trainer
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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Top 19%University of Pittsburgh-Bradford Number of degree programs

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