By the Numbers

  • Pitt creates more than
    $4 billion
    for Pennsylvania’s economy.

  • Pitt returns $20 to
    Pennsylvania for every
    $1 invested by the state.

  • Pennsylvania ranks
    47th in the nation
    in state higher education support.

  • Pitt brings in more than
    $850 million
    in external research funding
    to Pennsylvania each year.

A Driving Force in PA

Pitt plays a vital role in Pennsylvania’s economy, prosperity and innovation. Pitt people are developing cures and therapies for diseases, working with communities to battle the opioid epidemic, supporting small businesses, and building the future of advanced manufacturing—among many other contributions.

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