Regional Development

The University of Pittsburgh participates in outreach and engagement projects within our region and local communities to help drive economic growth, development and community prosperity.

We welcome your interest and participation in our journey. To learn more about Pitt's impact, click here.

For a personal discussion, please contact Cynthia Sweet, Associate Vice Chancellor, Economic Development.

Pitt’s annual economic impact on the region is $4.2 billion including Pitt’s annual research expenditures of $900 million which have a $1.77 billion impact. Pitt’s impact creates 38,000 jobs.