Undergraduate Exchange Program

Pitt's undergraduate exchange program receives a little more than 100 incoming exchange student each academic year. Incoming students have the option to study for either a single semester (fall or spring) or for an academic year (two semesters). Only undergraduate students coming from one of Pitt's exchange partners may study as an exchange student. Alternatively, students seeking to enroll as a non-degree student for a single semester may apply as a fee-paying, international guest student.  

Why Study at Pitt

Pitt is a US university with more than 50 undergraduate academic departments in humanities, social and natural sciences, arts, business and engineering, allowing for a well-rounded academic experience.  With an overall student to faculty ratio of 14:1, incoming students will have the opportunity to interact with faculty as well as other students.  Mixing both the new and the old, modern facilities on the Pittsburgh campus sit next to iconic historical landmarks.  Take a virtual Pittsburgh campus tour.  

History & Notable Alumni

Pitt is a state-related research university, founded as the Pittsburgh Academy in 1787, the same year as the signing of the US Constitution. From that historic moment more than 200 years ago, the University has built a legacy of first-class education and discovery. Read about Pitt’s long legacy and history. Pitt boasts the inventor of CPR and the Pentium Pro chip as well as alumni who have won an Oscar and the Nobel Peace Prize. Read about influential members of the University of Pittsburgh community who have made a lasting impact on the world.