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Accolades & Recognition

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We are proud of the work our faculty, staff, alumni, and students do to make Pitt-Greensburg stand out from other colleges and universities.

Here you'll find just some of the awards/recognition that our campus has received in recent times.

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Most Affordable Healthcare Management School in PA 

Pitt-Greensburg has been ranked #51 nationally for the "Best Affordable College" to earn your Healthcare Management Degree by University HQ in 2021.

Best Nursing Degree

The Pitt Nursing Program was ranked #7 in the entire country by the 2021 U.S. News & World Report.

Best Management Information Systems Degree

Pitt-Greensburg was named 2022 Best Management Information Systems Bachelor's Degree Schools in Pennsylvania (ranked #8) by College Factual

Most Affordable College in PA

Pitt-Greensburg was named 2022 Most Affordable Colleges in Pennsylvania (ranked #21) by Academic Influence.

Best Biochemistry Program in PA

Pitt-Greensburg was named 2022 Best Biochemistry Programs in Pennsylvania (ranked #13) by

Excellent Return on Investment

Pitt-Greensburg is ranked #1 in return on investment among 4-year baccalaureate public institutions in the state of Pennsylvania. Study done by Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Best Biology Degree

Pitt-Greensburg was named one of the best colleges for Biology Majors in the United States by Pitt-Greensburg came in at No. 4, used criteria relating to tuition, acceptance rate, job placement, and career services to determine its picks.

Best Bachelor Degree in Law Enforcement (Criminal Justice program) Top-Ranked School 2021Pitt-Greensburg's Criminal Justice program was named one of's Best Bachelor's Degrees in Law Enforcement. To compile this list, considered hundreds of universities across the country and selected University of Pittsburgh-Greensburg based on academic and career resources, the quality of education, faculty, and more.

Best Criminal Justice Degree

Pitt-Greensburg was named one of the 10 best colleges for Criminal Justice Majors in Pennsylvania by Pitt-Greensburg came in at No. 9 and was joined on the list by the University of Pittsburgh (Oakland) at No. 5. Zippia used data from the National Center for Education Statistics and College Scorecard data from to determine its picks.

"Hidden Gem" for Women in STEM

Hidden Gem for Women in STEM DealPitt-Greensburg was named a 2018 "Hidden Gem" for women pursuing STEM fields by College Raptor, the only college planning website that helps families discover colleges based on personalized estimates of actual college costs. Pitt-Greensburg placed 11th on the list of 25 colleges and universities selected nationally based on factors including the number of applications received, graduation rates, and campus diversity as reported via the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

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For eleven consecutive years (2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012), Pitt-Greensburg has been designated a "Military Friendly School" by Victory Media, the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life.