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University of Pittsburgh

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Neighbourhood: North Oakland
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Address: 4200 5th Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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Great college

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

Reviewed 21 October 2016
Greg M
Spokane Valley, Washington

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Spokane Valley, Washington
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25 reviews
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Reviewed 21 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
Pennsylvania, USA
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Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

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

Thank beachfamilyusa
United States
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Reviewed 17 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 the Heinz Memorial chapel, both outside and inside looks good.

Thank ELKW
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 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 to attend this university above the many others we visited across the country. The campus... More 

Thank Lori H
poconos, pa
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 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
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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237 reviews
65 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 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 special. Set in the "Oakland Cultural Center' between Forbes and Fifth Avenues (with the huge... More 

Thank psyduck1947
Coral Springs, Florida
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75 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 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 not miss the Cathedral of Learning it is the highlight of the campus.

Thank alohatravelgirl
Parkland FL
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109 reviews
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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
Southborough, Massachusetts
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120 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 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 the next Harry Potter sequel. Across the street from the Cathedral is the Carnegie Mellon... More 

Thank sobodad
Ames, Iowa
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26 reviews
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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 otherwise it was beautiful !! The Cathedral of science, the memorial, and the other Cathedral... More 

Thank Brennan R

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