The City of Pittsburgh has been referred to as: The Steel City, City of Champions, America’s Most Livable City, and now it has been named America’s Smartest City. This city focused on education, houses some of the best colleges and universities, definitely making it a smart city. The following data per person was used in this survey: universities and colleges, libraries, education level, media, museums, and public school rank, resulting in Pittsburgh ranking number one.
With the Pittsburgh area growing to include Apple, Google and Intel, this is the place for a young ambitious college student to be and now is the time to plan your visits to the colleges in the Pittsburgh area. Visiting a college campus is not only a must but also a very exciting time for any high school student. Spring of a student’s junior year is a great time for this.Always visit when school is in session so you can see all the day-to-day activities that are taking place and remember to do as much of the following as possible: explore on your own, read the bulletin boards, eat in the dining hall, visit a class in your major, schedule a conference with a professor, talk to students, sleep over, and don't forget to take pictures and notes.
Here is a list of colleges in the Pittsburgh area you can check out:
Carlow University - Catholic liberal arts university primarily for women
Carnegie Mellon University - World-class arts & technology programs
Chatham University - Ranked among the top master’s-level institutions in the Northeast
Community College of Allegheny County - makes quality education affordable & accessible
DeVry University - Discover on campus & online college degree programs
Duquesne University - Largest private Catholic university in Pennsylvania
LaRoche College - Private Roman Catholic college
Pennsylvania State University - One of the oldest universities in America
Point Park University - A Master's level university with a strong liberal arts tradition
Robert Morris University - A private not-for-profit regionally accredited university
University of Pittsburgh - A state-related research university
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