The Academic Experience
The University Preview Program is designed for high school juniors and seniors who wish to complete college courses through dual enrollment while in high school. Students may enroll in one course per semester at the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg, either during the academic year and/or in the summer.
- Students are engaged in the actual college classroom experience, benefitting from the expertise of college faculty.
- Students are assigned an Academic Advisor who works specifically with University Preview students.
- Credit earned for each course is applicable to a Pitt-Greensburg 4-year degree program or are accepted for transfer at most colleges and universities, contingent upon the grade you earn and the credit transfer policies at the institution receiving the credits.
- Courses offered are at the introductory level and may be used to satisfy your high school requirements.
- Complete and submit the Pitt-Greensburg application for undergraduate admission. Students may submit a paper application or apply on-line.
- The high school guidance counselor or principal must complete the Secondary School Approval Form and submit it, along with your high school transcript.
- Parent or Guardian permission is required.
- Include a one time $45 application fee.
All materials should be sent to:
University of Pittsburgh Greensburg
Office of Admissions
150 Finoli Drive
Greensburg, PA 15601
- Once all application materials are submitted, the application is evaluated for an admissions decision.
When admitted, students must contact the University Preview Academic Advisor at 724-836-9940 to schedule their class.
One 3-credit course is permitted per semester.
- Students who wish to apply to Pitt-Greensburg as a full time student upon high school graduation will not pay another application fee and may roll over their University Preview application materials. (Additional information may be requested as well).
Program Costs and Fees
Tuition for courses taken through the University Preview Program is currently $302/credit for Fall 2016 and Spring 2017. All courses offered within this program are 3-credit courses. This is a significant savings over the current Pitt rate for a 3-credit course.
Other fees include $25 for a parking permit.
Students are responsible for all books and supplies.
One 3-credit course:
Total: $931 plus books and supplies
Courses Available Fall 2016:
Introduction to Microeconomic Theory
Introduction to Macroeconomic Theory
Introductions to Literature
United States to 1877
Introduction to Information, Systems and Society
Prep for Business Calculus
Introduction to Philosophical Problems
Introduction to Logic
Introduction to Sociology
Introduction to Psychology
Introduction to World Art
Introduction to Archeology
Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
Introduction to Western Art Music