157 Blackington Hall, 450 Schoolhouse Road Johnstown, PA 15904 814-269-7050
About University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown
  • Year of Foundation 1927
  • Size of Campus 650 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 3,173
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 46% 54% 2%OUS
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $11,012 In state, $20,572 Out of state
  • Room and Board $7,530
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee $45
  • Enrollment No. 3,043
University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, also known as UPJ or Pitt-Johnstown, is a four-year, degree-granting regional campus of the University of Pittsburgh. The university is located in Richland Township, a suburban area of Johnstown, Pennsylvania and was founded in 1927 as one of the first regional campuses of a major university in the United States. UPJ is ranked as the 28th best baccalaureate college in the North and the eighth best public baccalaureate college in the North by U.S. News & World Report in its "America's Best Colleges 2010" annual college guide. UPJ is also listed among the "Best Colleges in the Northeastern Region" by The Princeton Review.The University of Pittsburgh first established a presence in Johnstown prior to World War I when the Johnstown School Board asked the university to offer continuing education courses at extension class sites in local teachers' institutions
Social Life And Activities
  • Percent students who are frat members 3%
  • Number of honor societies Beta Beta Beta Biological Society (Biology), Chi Lambda Tau Fraternity (Leadership), Kappa Mu Epsilon (Mathematics), Lambda Pi Eta (Communication), Phi Alpha Theta (History), Phi Eta Sigma (Freshmen), Pi Lambda Theta (Education); Phi Kappa Phi (National Ho
  • Number of students in fraternities 4
  • Number of sororities 3
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Newman Student Association, Time-Out Christian Fellowship
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 3%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Black Action Society;
  • Setting Suburban
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 4
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Homecoming, Spring Concert, Pitt Fest, Sephia Fashion Show, Dance Ensemble Show, Activities Fair, Wrestling Matches
Transportation
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Pittsburgh (70), Johnstown (5)
  • Distance to nearest train Johnstown (8)
  • Distance to nearest bus Johnstown (8)
Student Housing
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 20
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 6%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 67%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (52%), sorority housing (3%), fraternity housing (4%), apartment for single students (29%), special housing for disabled students, other housing options (12%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 65%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 45%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 29%
Campus Services
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, health service
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 0
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 2,465
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 10
  • Counseling Services minority student, personal, academic, psychological, religious
  • Library Facilities 100%
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 20
  • Number Of Subscriptions 350
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Museums Performing Arts Center, Art Museum, 40 acre nature reserve maintained by Biology Department, Language Lab
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 20,839
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi No
  • Number Of Books in Library 153,516
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Computer Courses No
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 40
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of e-books 150,000
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help math, study skills
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, interest inventory, interview training
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 9%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Student Employment Federal
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,834
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs L. Robert Kimball & Associates, Kutak, Rock & Campbell, Coopers & Lybrand, Booz, Allen & Hamilton, Musser Engineering
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities City