A City On The Move

Discover life in a world-class city that's redefining itself

Once known as the Steel City, these days Pittsburgh is best known for a new top export: innovation.

Pittsburgh is an internationally recognized city, known as well for its research and industry, world-class medical facilities and corporate headquarters as for its cultural community, dynamic food scene and professional sports teams. Keep reading to find out why so Pittsburgh is a great playground for student life:

 

Travel

  • Pittsburgh was named one of seven U.S. cities on Travel + Leisure’s international survey of the best places to visit in 2016!
  • Pittsburgh was the only US city to make the 2019 National Geographic Cool List.
  • Still think Pittsburgh is an old steel town? Check out all the “Pittsburgh Firsts” to see what else began in the City of Champions other than the cable suspension bridge (1846) and the emoticon (1982).

Sports and Fitness

Food

Business
  • Setting a new standard for budding entrepreneurs, Pittsburgh is home to the new future of tech and startup cultures in the United States. Take that, Silicon Valley!

Technology

Livability

Clearly there’s only one solution—come visit Pittsburgh and see what everyone’s talking about! If you’re interested in learning more about why we’re so passionate about our city and our city’s culture, you can find more national rankings here.