University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown


University Accolades and Achievements:

Pitt-Johnstown a 'Best In the Northeast' College for 12th Consecutive Year

The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown is one of the best colleges in the Northeast United States according to The Princeton Review, a nationally known education services company. Pitt-Johnstown is one of 229 institutions The Princeton Review recommends in its website feature, "2018 Best Colleges: Region by Region."

US News & World Report, 2021 Edition: "Best Regional Colleges in the Northeast"

The U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges Ranking is an annual set of rankings of American colleges and universities published by U.S. News & World Report beginning in 1983. They are the most widely quoted of their kind in the United States.The four overall rankings – National Universities, Liberal Arts Colleges, Regional Universities and Regional Colleges – are based on factors that indicate academic quality, such graduation rates and faculty resources.

Brookings: Pitt-Johnstown Tops in Area for ‘Value-Added’ Earning Potential

In a 2015 published report, the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program ranked the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown as the top four-year university in the region for the institution’s impact on actual, mid-career earnings of graduates (“value-added”). More »

Military Friendly Designation Earned by Pitt-Johnstown for 10th Straight Year

The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown has been designated a Military Friendly School® by Viqtory Media for a 10th consecutive year. The honor acknowledges colleges, universities, and trade schools that do the most to embrace military students, and dedicate resources to ensure success in the classroom and after graduation. More »

Pitt-Johnstown: 90 Years Old and Better Than Ever

The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown launched on May 12, 1927. In addition to marking its 90th year in 2017, Pitt-Johnstown also celebrated the 50th year of the campus in its Richland Township location, and the 10th year that Dr. Jem Spectar has served as university president. Pitt-Johnstown marked the founding with numerous campus and community events. More »