Racial Diversity at Pitt Public Health

Pitt's Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion hosts a diversity dashboard with filterable data on diversity in faculty, staff, and students as part of their commitment to transparency and accountability. Here is a snapshot of the numbers at Pitt Public Health. 

Full-Time Faculty by Race

 

faculty by race 2011-20 as graph

Fall 2020:

  • Asian: 32
  • Black/African American: 10
  • Hispanic/Latino: 3
  • White: 103
  • Female/Male: 72/76

 

Students by Race

Fall 2020

  • American Indian or Alaskan Native: 1
  • Asian: 153
  • Black/African American: 30
  • Hispanic/Latino: 39
  • Race unknown: 21
  • Two or more races: 22
  • White: 334
  • Female/Male/unknown: 442/157/1

Staff by Race

Fall 2020

  • Asian: 16
  • Black or African American: 11
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7
  • International: 9
  • Race Unknown: 2
  • Two or More Races: 2
  • White: 235

Analysis of Admissions and Enrollment: Informing a Strategic Diversity Plan

Key Findings

  • The overall HUG acceptance rate is consistently lower than the non-HUG acceptance rate, with the exception of AY 2017-18
  • The decline rate for HUG master's ranged from 65.52% to 77.61%
  • The MMPH program is extraordinarily successful for non-HUG and HUG applicants; there is a high acceptance rate and matriculation rate; 100% acceptance rate; matriculation rate no lower than 87% for both HUG and non-HUG. 
  • For doctoral students, the odds of accepted HUG applicants matriculating was higher than that of non-HUG applicants matriculating in five out of six departments.