About Pitt Nursing
History of University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787 as a small, private school, the Pittsburgh Academy was located in a log cabin near Pittsburgh’s three rivers. In the 220 years since, the University has evolved into an internationally recognized center of learning and research. More...
Tour and Campus Map
Take an online tour of our 132-acre Pittsburgh campus, located in the city’s Oakland neighborhood. It’s the next best thing to being here! You can also search for specific buildings or get driving directions. More...
From the “old” Allegheny Observatory on the North Side, to the Applied Research Center in Harmarville, to the brand new Duratz Athletic Complex on the South Side, it is really true that the city is our campus. Find out what makes our campus, and Pittsburgh, unique and such a vibrant place. And, we’re not the only ones to compliment this region. The experts say that Pittsburgh is:
- The Number One most Livable City, according to Forbes Magazine
- The 5th most affordable metro area on Interest.com’s annual real estate Web site
- The top of the list (1st) of America’s Smartest Cities as published by Motovo, an online real estate company
- The 5th Best Place to Retire, according to Livability.com
- The 3rd Most Secure Major City in America, named by Farmer’s Insurance and Sperling’s BestPlaces
- In the Top 10 for Amazon’s Most Well-Read Cities
- The 5th Happiest City to Work In as noted by Careerbliss.com
- The 6th Best Sports City in the United States in Sporting News’ poll
- The Baccalaureate, Master's, Doctor of Nursing Practice, and Advanced Practice certificate programs at University of Pittsburgh is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, (202) 887-6791.
- The Master's Degree program in Nurse Anesthesia and the post-master's doctorate in nursing practice in anesthesia is accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Education Programs of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists.
- Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools