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University of Pittsburgh

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Address: 4200 5th Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
Phone Number: 412/624-4141

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Educational masterpiece

The centerpiece of the University of Pittsburgh is the magnificent Cathedral of Learning. Just spend an hour wandering around the commons realm and look into the Nationality... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
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Bluffton, South Carolina
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Bluffton, South Carolina
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142 reviews 142 reviews
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

The centerpiece of the University of Pittsburgh is the magnificent Cathedral of Learning. Just spend an hour wandering around the commons realm and look into the Nationality Rooms. Each is unique, and each is an actual classroom! Tip, they do offer guided tours of both the Nationality Rooms and the campus for interested students.

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Oley, Pennsylvania
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The tour of the college was excellent. Buildings are beautiful, people friendly, and choices for students excellent. A great place to send your child to school. Clean, abundant with activities, and an excellent chance for an education.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Pitt is worth a visit. On its grounds are the Cathedral of Learning and Heinz Chapel which is gorgeous. It has a wonderful library and is in a lovely neighborhood. The new stadium is also worth seeing. Pitt provides an excellent education.

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Newtown, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Our daughter had a great experience as an engineering major. She loved Pitt (well, maybe not the winter weather). She learned a lot, met good friends, and thought the city was very college friendly. She still lives there several years after graduation.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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38 reviews 38 reviews
23 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

With such regal looking buildings and structures around, this is a nice place to just walk about and take it all in.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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38 reviews 38 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

My son goes to Pitt, and this is a great school in the heart of a town setting. Pitt is situated in Oakland, right next to the Medical Center, and very close to Carnegie Mellon University. A lot to do at this school. Guaranteed not to be bored.

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Greensburg, Pennsylvania
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14 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Nice improvements, esp the housing options. Business school building and classrooms have expanded into the Oakland area more. Seems to have come up in the world reputation-wise and not just because of sports.

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Pembroke Pines, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I went in October and all of the trees were many colors. Also, I went to the cathedral and there, there are classrooms themed as many different cultures. They have an Egyptian classroom, Chinese, German, etc. It is amazing to see all of the different rooms that actually have students learning in them. Also, the campus is breath taking to... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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57 reviews 57 reviews
22 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

So much to see and do there. Parking is horrible, but there are some public ramps. Big charges, and some of them aren't open on weekends.

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Butler, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

A spur-of-the-moment visit to Pitt on a gloriously beautiful fall afternoon for my eldest son's first college tour was a joy. We had a delightful young woman as our Pathfinder. She knew answers to all of our questions, shared insider tips that made my son feel like she was genuine, and helped us get a feel for how these college... More 

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