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University of Pittsburgh

4200 5th Ave, Pittsburgh, PA
+1 412-624-4141
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Great college

Went to school there several years ago and recently revisited. Large campus with law and medical... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2016
Greg M
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Spokane Valley, Washington
"Hail to Pitt"

Loved the tour of the University, particularly the Cathedral of Learning and the dormitories... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2016
beachfamilyusa
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Pennsylvania, USA
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4200 5th Ave, Pittsburgh, PA
North Oakland
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Reviewed 20 October 2016

Went to school there several years ago and recently revisited. Large campus with law and medical schools. Also a world class medical center.

Thank Greg M
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Loved the tour of the University, particularly the Cathedral of Learning and the dormitories. Great school!

Thank beachfamilyusa
Reviewed 16 September 2016

we just walk around, but I think it it would be a nice place. As we visited there in weekday on 31st Aug, the cathedral of learning is no longer open to public (unlike in summer holiday) unless you come in weekends, but we enter...More

Thank ELKW
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

This is only the second time I've been to Pittsburgh. The first time was on a college tour in 2015. Both times we found Pittsburgh and the University to be very welcoming. Obviously, my daughter liked the school and the city well enough to choose...More

Thank Lori H
Reviewed 9 September 2016

I was very impressed the the University when I went with my daughter for a campus tour and info session. It was pouring rain, but the tours and info sessions were well organized. Pitt ponchos were provided to help keep you dry.

Thank paris4me
Reviewed 6 September 2016

I hadn't been back to Pitt in 20 years . As alums, my wife and I were trying to convince our sons to attend. We failed. The went to Cornell and Miami respectively. Both of those have lovely campuses too but Pitt is really something...More

Thank psyduck1947
Reviewed 25 August 2016

What an amazing campus. It is filled with diversity! Diverse restaurants, diverse activities and diverse sights. We were there for 4 days and did not finish everything on our to do list. Oh well, that means we just have to come back again soon. Do...More

Thank alohatravelgirl
Reviewed 25 August 2016

While in Pittsburgh it is worth taking some time to drive and walk thru the University of Pittsburgh. It is only 20 minutes from the City but worth taking time to visit

Thank CGM00
Reviewed 21 August 2016

This was my daughters first choice over many other universities....and now I see why. I was very impressed with the campus and surrounding business district. The campus is centered around the Cathedral of Learning...a gigantic and historic art deco gothic skyscraper...a great place to film...More

Thank sobodad
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Campus seemed really nice !! I like visiting other universities campus' and rarely do I see one as nice as mine (Iowa State). This one gets close !! The library was meh, and all the alleys were kind of gross and sketchy looking ... but...More

Thank Brennan R
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bugphobic_10
Where is a good place to stay near campus but would give us a good idea about Pittsburgh as a whole? We are going for a campus visit with our family of 5 and I am wondering where we should stay (downtown, north shore, south works, bakery square)? Thank you.
31 January 2016|
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Response from AMITSPVERMA | Reviewed this property |
Hi, there are some hotels around campus like Wyndham or Hilton and they are all great places to stay and experience the campus around. The city is very well connected to the campus (barely 5-7 minutes drive or even buses) so... More
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