University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown

International Admissions

Pitt-Johnstown international students enjoy their cultures at the annual International Fair

Welcome international students. The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown offers a positive learning atmosphere and an outstanding record of student success. 

The distinctive combination of our people, programs, and place results in exceptional performance in preparing students for career and professional success.

All international students must complete the International Admission Online Application and must submit all of the following required documentation to the Office of International Admissions.



  1. TOEFL IBT 80 or higher
  2. or IELTS 6.5 or higher
    (TOEFL or IELTS Exceptions)
  3. SAT 1 or ACT test scores
  4. High School Diploma (in your language and verified in English)
  5. High School Transcript (in your language and verified in English)
  6. Mandatory Student Health Record/Immunization Requirements »
  7. Bank Statement
  8. Financial Responsibility Form
  9. International Transcript Evaluation

School TOEFL and SAT code 2934, ACT code 3735  


  1. Letter of Recommendations
  2. Personal Essay
  3. AP, IB or A-Level Courses Transcript  

Please email documents to:

Host Families

Each year a number of professors and faculty members join the host family programs in welcoming new international students. Each host family volunteers to host several international students as a way to broaden the students’ experience.

Families and students get together for activities ranging from having a home-cooked meal in the host family’s home, to more adventurous activities such as apple-picking, fishing, or trips to the zoo.

In addition to professors and faculty members, our student mentor programs are formed by American students and other international students who are interested in other cultures.

During the first semester, each international student is paired with a mentor who helps the new international student to adjust to local cultures by doing activities together. 

International Services

The Office of International Services at Pitt-Johnstown is dedicated to offering exceptional support to international students before and during their stay at the university.

Services provided include pre-departure orientation, visa status guidance and other immigration related counseling, off-campus employment authorizations, and other related services.

We provide free airport transportation to all new international students that arrive at Pittsburgh International Airport or Johnstown Regional Airport.

If you wish us to pick you up from the airport, please fill our Airport Pickup Request Form.


International students pay the out-of-state tuition rate. Pitt Johnstown tuition rates and fees can be found here. The estimated total cost of attendance including tuition, fees, room and board, health insurance and living expenses is about $43,000 per year. More information regarding international payments and PittPAY can be found on our International Payments page


All international students are eligible for our academic-based scholarships.

The scholarship amount varies depending on the SAT score. For detailed scholarship opportunities, please email