Founded in 1787 as a small, private school, the Pittsburgh Academy was located in a log cabin near Pittsburgh’s three rivers. In the 216 years since, the University has evolved into an internationally recognized center of learning and research.
Besides being one of the oldest institutions of higher learning in the United States, the University of Pittsburgh is also among the nation’s most distinguished comprehensive universities, with a wide variety of high-quality programs in both the arts and sciences and professional fields.
The schools and colleges of University of Pittsburgh include Arts and Sciences, Information Sciences, Business, Law, Dental Medicine, Medicine, Education, Nursing, Engineering, Pharmacy, General Studies, Public and International Affairs, Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Public Health, Honors College, and Social Work.
College of Business Administration
The University of Pittsburgh College of Business Administration (CBA) is the undergraduate division of the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business. CBA offers impressive academic programs—consistently ranked among the nation’s best undergraduate business programs by U.S. News & World Report. CBA is the undergraduate division of the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business, which is known worldwide for its accelerated one-year MBA program, executive programs, and other competitive business programs. The Katz School faculty—the same faculty that teaches at the MBA, doctoral, and executive levels—teaches CBA business courses. CBA students benefit from the considerable international experience and business expertise of this talented graduate school faculty.