University of Pittsburgh at Titusville: Narrative Description

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PO Box 287
Titusville, PA 16354
Tel: (814)827-4400; 888-878-0462
Admissions: (814)827-4409
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State-related, 2-year, coed. Part of University of Pittsburgh System. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1963. Setting: 10-acre small town campus. Endowment: $795,000. Total enrollment: 565. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 12:1. 3,431 applied, 99% were admitted. 4% from top 10% of their high school class, 16% from top quarter, 45% from top half. Full-time: 422 students, 54% women, 46% men. Part-time: 143 students, 78% women, 22% men. Students come from 15 states and territories, 8% from out-of-state, 0.4% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 14% black, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 48% live on campus, 5% transferred in. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, advanced placement, independent study, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, internships. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Peterson's Universal Application, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, minimum 2.0 high school GPA, SAT or ACT. Recommended: interview, SAT. Required for some: essay, 1 recommendation. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $35. State resident tuition: $8218 full-time, $293 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $17,098 full-time, $610 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $670 full-time, $88 per term part-time. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to student level. College room and board: $6888. Room and board charges vary according to board plan.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group. Social organizations: 20 open to all. Most popular organizations: Phi Theta Kappa, Weight Club, SAB, SIFE, Diversity Club. Major annual events: talent show, semi-formal dance, stress relief week. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, controlled dormitory access. 300 college housing spaces available; 270 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. On-campus residence required through sophomore year. Option: coed housing available. Haskell Memorial Library with 49,256 books, 1,358 microform titles, 126 serials, 505 audiovisual materials, and an OPAC. 62 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.