Pitt's FY 2014-15 State Funding
Pitt trustees have approved a $1.97 billion operating budget for the fiscal year that began on July 1, 2014. The University's state funding remains at the same level as it was in 1995, in absolute dollars unadjusted for inflation. If inflationary adjustments are made, state support now is at its lowest level since Pitt became a public university in the mid-1960s. Learn More »
How Pitt Has Cut Costs
The University has created efficiencies, cut costs, raised revenue from federal research grants and private fundraising, and tightened its overall budget. Learn More »
The University is a major contributor to Pennsylvania education, the state’s economy, and the community. Learn More »
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Middle States Commission Comments on Pitt's State Funding
Reducing public support for Pitt threatens the University as well as the region's economy, the Middle States Commission warned in its accreditation report.
"To the outside observer," recent cuts in Pitt's state funding have gone "beyond bone to marrow," the commission wrote. Learn more »
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Learn About Pitt’s Budget
View “Understanding the Pitt Budget: Evaluating Your Investment” (PPT), an overview for Pitt parents and students.