The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown offers a positive learning atmosphere, an outstanding record of student success, and a scenic natural environment.
Pitt-Johnstown was founded in 1927, and is the first and largest regional campus of the University of Pittsburgh.
The distinctive combination of our people, programs, and place results in exceptional performance in preparing students for career and professional success.
The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown:
- Is a vital knowledge center and the foremost contributor to the region’s educational, social, cultural, and economic development;
- Provides a high-quality educational experience that is purposefully designed to prepare students for the real world of the 21st century;
- Offers a supportive living-learning environment that is grounded in the liberal arts and sciences, is current, and is responsive to both our students’ personal and professional needs, and to our communities’ needs; and
- Is located on 655 picturesque acres, 70 miles from Pittsburgh and a few hours from Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., Baltimore, and Cleveland.
Pitt-Johnstown’s excellence is reflected by the accomplishments of students, faculty, and staff, the record of achievements of more than 22,000 alumni, the satisfaction of area employers, and the commendations of many external organizations.