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Here’s the basic information about University of Pittsburgh at a glance. Be sure to check out the Pitt Parent and Family Guide below as well!
Name:University of Pittsburgh
Address:4200 Fifth Avenue
PittsburghPA, 15260
Phone Number:(412) 624-4141
Type:Occupational, Academic, Continuing Education, Recreational
Awards:Less than 1 year, Post-Associates Degree, Bachelor's Degree, Post-baccalaureate Certificate, Master's Degree, Post-Master's Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional)
Campus Setting:City
Campus Housing:Yes
Student Population:28617
Faculty Ratio:14 to 1

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  • The Holiday Spirit Cure: The Junk Drawer
    In a pre-holiday purge this week, I dumped out my junk drawer. It’s the little one in the kitchen by the stove where I put things that don’t belong anywhere in particular. I only open this drawer to put things in it for later. For what is this mighty later? From the story the contents […]
  • Senior Year is a Time for Celebrating Firsts
    Last May, while my oldest daughter Cameron was still a junior in high school, was the first time I felt viscerally, the reality of her imminent graduation and subsequent moving out for college. Up until then, this event had been something remote, distant, and “years” away. But in May, I had a front row seat to […]
  • I Admit it, I Was Ready for My Son to Return to College!
    I looked forward to Thanksgiving since the day we dropped my son Jorden off. As we drove away the only consolation I could offer myself was that Thanksgiving wasn’t so far away and I would see him very soon. Every lonely night I rehearsed over and over the schedule of things we would do while […]
  • My Daughter Died From an Overdose: 4 Things I Want Parents to Know
    “She’s so bright. Once she gets to college, she’ll make new friends and have a change in environment and will focus on her academics. The experimentation she did in high school will fall behind her.” If only… Ten years ago, my husband and I were wondering whether we should be looking for colleges or rehabs […]

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    Dr. Dawes, a member of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine and the American College of Sports Medicine, graduated from Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University with his medical degree in 2009 and completed his residency in family medicine at University of Pittsburgh ...


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