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University of Pittsburgh, Pitt Business College of Business Administration Accounting Programs Profile

Written by AnonymousNovember 11, 2011
University of Pittsburgh

University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Pitt Business College of Business Administration
Bachelor of Science, Accounting; Bachelor of Science, Business Administration

The University of Pittsburgh's accounting program, emphasizes developing the interpersonal, computer and communication skills necessary to resolve problems and challenges faced by today’s professional accountant.  The University of Pittsburgh’s Pitt Business College of Business Administration, ranks in the top 10 percent of U.S. Research Universities. The College of Business Administration encourages accounting students to study abroad in the school’s International Internship Program to enhance students’ business education and cultivate a global perspective. This internship program is uniquely designed to complement the business and accounting curriculums. In order to build the skills necessary to thrive in an ever-changing business world, accounting students are encouraged to network and gain skills in the University of Pennsylvania Accounting Association and national accounting fraternity, Beta Alpha Psi. Accounting majors at University of Pittsburgh must complete Business Administration core courses as well as accounting courses.

What's the School's contact Information?
Pitt Business College of Business Administration
University of Pittsburgh
Mervis Hall
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260

Type of School? Public

How much is tuition?
Annual in-state tuition: $14,076
Annual out-of-state tuition: $23,732
Required fees: $860

What's the typical student profile?
University of Pittsburgh has a total enrollment of 17,994 undergraduate students. Of the student population, 49 percent are male and 51 percent are female.

Out of state students comprise 22 percent of all students.

What type of test scores do I need?
Range for SAT Critical Reading: 570-680
Range for SAT Math: 600-690
Range for SAT Writing: 560-660
Range for ACT Composite: 25-30
Average High School GPA: 3.91

Regular application deadline: October 1

Career and Placement
The Pitt Business Center for Business Administration Career Services Center helps accounting majors prepare for their careers by offering workshops in: creating cover letters, thank you letters, effective interviewing techniques and professional business portfolios. The career center also helps students develop strategies to gain career rich experiences and build professional networks. The Center for Business Administration Career Services Center also hosts job fairs and career events. Unique workshops are customized to help navigate the hiring process for international students majoring in accounting. Pitt Business Center for Business Administration Career Services Center provides tailored workshops for students interested in taking the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam to educate undergraduates in the steps to becoming a CPA, CPA exam facts and an accounting industry overview. 

All data is as of 2012.