Panther Central

Reasons to Live on Campus as an Upper-Class Student

Students living on campus sophomore year are more likely to have a higher cumulative GPA than students living off campus. The added support and engagement included with Pitt Housing provides students living on campus with tools to further their success!

  • We provide the closest and most convenient housing options to campus and classes

  • All buildings feature clean and upgraded spaces

  • Choose from a variety of housing options, from single rooms to apartments with up to 4 bedrooms

  • Rooms and apartments are fully furnished

  • Cable/Internet is included in each room

  • Each residential building has a community feel with an academic focus

  • Enjoy convenient term-based payments 

  • We offer an 8-month contract to accommodate student schedules with the option of staying up to 12 months

  • Financial aid distribution tends to be higher to assist students living in an on-campus community

  • Housekeepers, engineers, and mechanics are available 24/7 to assist with maintenance and repairs

  • Card swipe access to all buildings keeps you and your property safe

  Start Up Expense:  Average Oakland Apt. Annual Cost per student:  Average Oakland Apt.  Start Up Expense: On-Campus Suite/Apt.-Style  Annual Expense: On-Campus (Suite-Style)  Annual Expense: On-Campus (Apt.-Style)
Rent $600 - $1,080 + $600 - $1,075 Security Deposit $600 - $1,080/ Month ($7,200 - $21,600/Year)  $325 Application Fee $3,950/Semester ($7,900/Year)  $4,300/Semester ($8,600/Year) 
Gas $35 $50/Month ($600/Year)  $0 $0 $0
Electric $0 $50/Month ($600/Year) $0 $0 $0
Cable & Internet $50  $50/Month ($600/Year)  $0 $0 $0
Furniture Expenses  $1,200 - $2,000 $0 $0 $0 $0
Estimated Totals $2,485 - $4,235 $9,000 - $28,000 $325 $7,250 $8,600

**Average estimated individual costs for one person living in a two bedroom apartment with a roommate. 

Off-Campus rates are based on a twelve month agreement. 

On-Campus rates are based on an eight month agreement.