University of Pittsburgh at Titusville
, commonly referred to as Pitt-Titusville
, is a regional campus of the University of Pittsburgh
located in Titusville, Pennsylvania
. UPT is primarily a two-year campus providing eight associate degrees, twelve certificate programs, and access to over 100 majors and pre-professional tracks with provided relocation and transfer programs for students pursuing baccalaureate degrees. UPT also offers students the ability to stay on campus in order to earn bachelors degrees in business management and human relations from the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford
The University of Pittsburgh at Titusville was established in 1963 in response to a long-recognized need for higher educational opportunities in the Oil Creek Region
. Following a successful fundraising campaign, UPT opened its doors in the fall of 1963 with classes being held in McKinney Hall. Joe M. Ball, a University of Pittsburgh administrator, was named the first president and served in that capacity until his retirement in 1986.
The first entering class numbered some 75 students. McKinney and the adjacent Carriage House were remodeled for classroom, office, and library space.
UPT is located in the city of Titusville
, Crawford County
, a city of approximately 6,000 residents. The campus is two hours north of Pittsburgh
, two hours south of Buffalo
, and two hours east of Cleveland
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