University Of Pittsburgh Johnstown

University Of Pittsburgh Johnstown

University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, also known as Pitt-Johnstown or UPJ, is located in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, United States. It was established in the year 1927. The campus is large and spreads over an area of about 650 acres. UPJ offers students more than 40 associate degrees and baccalaureate programs in biology, business, fine arts, health related professions, and educational psychology. The academic departments are:

  • Education
  • Engineering Technology
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Nursing Program
  • Social Science

The male students of UPJ participate in sports such as basketball, baseball, soccer, golf, and wrestling. The women compete in volleyball, cross country, basketball, golf, soccer, and track. There are many clubs and organizations available on campus including the College Republicans, Delta Chi, Astronomy Club, Alpha Gamma Delta, and Pi Lambda Theta.

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Contacting University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown

University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown
450 Schoolhouse Road
Johnstown , PA 15904
General Phone: (814) 269-7000

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

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management125business
Liberal Arts125area and Cultural studies, creative writing, English literature, speech and rhetoric, humanities, social services, economics, geography, political science, ...
Education and Teaching90elementary school teaching, secondary teaching
Engineering Technician69civil engineering tech, electronics tech, mechanical engineering tech
Science60biology, chemistry, geology, geological and earth sciences
Therapy and Counseling31psychology
Computer Science and Engineering21computer science
Medical Support and Technology20respiratory care tech, surgical tech
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy7rehabilitation
Drama and Performing Arts2drama
Nursing and Emergency Medicine1EMT paramedic

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year71
Bachelor's degree53326
Associate's degree213

University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown Student Body

In 2007-2008, University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown had a total enrollment of 3,121 students (2,982 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 54%
Women 46%
Full-Time 99%
Part-Time 1%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 93%
Black 2%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 2%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 40%
20-21 37%
22-24 16%
25-29 3%
30-34 1%
35-39 1%
40-49 1%
50-64 1%
65+ 0%

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

New Jersey1%

University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 73 %
Part-Time 100 %

University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown Room and Board (2007)

University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown offers campus housing for 1,830 of its 2,982 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Johnstown, 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-Johnstown Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal450540
SAT Math470560
SAT Writing460540
ACT Verbal1722
ACT Math1723
ACT Composite1822

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 SAT96%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT13%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 11,754
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 21,314
Room and board $ 6,860
Room charge $ 4,200
Board (meal plan) charge $ 2,660
Books and supplies $ 1,030
Other expenses $ 2,840

Financial Aid:
University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 337902)

University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown Faculty

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

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track1315
Non-tenured and not on tenure track2331

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year3$96,2040*
Associate professorcalendar year2*3$79,350
Assistant professorcalendar year1*0*
Lecturercalendar year0*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year6$81,3254$72,305

*: 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 year10$69,3813$67,891
Associate professoracademic year36$62,43215$62,566
Assistant professoracademic year24$51,49624$47,451
Instructoracademic year10$47,26719$40,597
All faculty totalacademic year80$58,12461$50,038

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

University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Baseball West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Track West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports17926

University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business/Commerce, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Science

Drama And Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Education And Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
Secondary Education and Teaching

Engineering Technician
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician

Liberal Arts
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, and Gender Studies, Other
Creative Writing
Economics, General
English Literature (British and Commonwealth)
History, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Political Science and Government, General
Social Sciences, General
Speech and Rhetorical Studies

Mathematics, General


Medical Support And Technology
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other

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

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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