Vice Premier Liu Yandong
Spends 4 Hours Visiting Pitt Campus in June 2015
The Opportunity of a Lifetime
Study at one of the oldest universities in America
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University of Pittsburgh
Academic excellence for more than 250 years

The University of Pittsburgh

Founded in 1787 in Western Pennsylvania, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher learning in America with more than 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students. It is an internationally recognized research university consistently ranked within the top 100 universities in the world.  Throughout its history, the University's faculty, students, and alumni have built a global legacy of education, discovery and accomplishment. With extensive expertise in East Asia, the university is renowned for its academic pursuits, work opportunities, and professional networking.  Learn more about the university.

Vice Premier Visit

Vice Premier Liu Yandong met with Chancellor Gallagher and visited Pitt’s Confucius Institute and Health Sciences campus on June 19, 2015. 

Study in the States

Beijing Normal University and the University of Pittsburgh offer a program to help Chinese students prepare for undergraduate study in the United States. Read more about it.

If you are interested in studying at the University of Pittsburgh you should definitely read the Study Guide to the States. This helpful online tool provides all the information you need to make it possible to study in the United States.

See the Pittsburgh Campus

Alumni and Faculty Legacy

The University of Pittsburgh is proud of its rich history of alumni and faculty achievements. From Nobel laureates and Pulitzer Prize winners to pioneering organ transplant surgeons and political and business leaders, the legacy of the people from Pitt is felt around the world.

Sichuan Partnership

A partnership between the University of Pittsburgh and Sichuan University will create an innovative joint engineering program for undergraduate students.  Read more about the Sichuan University Pittsburgh Institute.

The University of Pittsburgh China Team

China Liaison Officer
Undergraduate Internship Coordinator
Director of Constituent Relations
International Admissions Counselor