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University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus Doctorate in Social Sciences

23 Doctor's Degrees Awarded

Social Sciences is a program of study at University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus. The school offers a doctor’s degree in the area. We’ve gathered data and other essential information about the doctor’s degree program in social sciences, such as diversity of students, how many students graduated in recent times, and more.

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How Much Does a Doctorate in Social Sciences from Pitt Cost?

$24,468 Average Tuition and Fees

Pitt Graduate Tuition and Fees

Out-of-state part-time graduates at Pitt paid an average of $1,630 per credit hour in 2019-2020. The average for in-state students was $947 per credit hour. The following table shows the average full-time tuition and fees for graduate student.

In State Out of State
Tuition $23,530 $39,898
Fees $938 $938

Does Pitt Offer an Online Doctorate in Social Sciences?

Online degrees for the Pitt social sciences doctor’s degree program are not available at this time. To see if the school offers distance learning options in other areas, visit the Pitt Online Learning page.

Pitt Doctorate Student Diversity for Social Sciences

23 Doctor's Degrees Awarded
65.2% Women
4.3% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There were 23 doctor’s degrees in social sciences awarded during the 2019-2020 academic year. Information about those students is shown below.

Male-to-Female Ratio

About 65.2% of the students who received their Doctorate in social sciences in 2019-2020 were women. This is higher than the nationwide number of 46.4%.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Of those graduates who received a doctor’s degree in social sciences at Pitt in 2019-2020, 4.3% were racial-ethnic minorities*. This is lower than the nationwide number of 16%.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
Native American or Alaska Native 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
White 7
International Students 15
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Doctorate in Social Sciences Focus Areas at Pitt

Social Sciences students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas.

Focus Area Annual Graduates
Anthropology 12
Economics 7
Political Science & Government 2
Sociology 2


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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