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The Art Institute of Pittsburgh was founded in 1921 and is the oldest and most storied of the "Art Institutes" throughout North America, serving as the headquarters for the others. It has had a history of excellence producing all types of artists but specializing in industrial/advertising art. The school has a large investment in technology with 17 computer labs, it also "graduated" to granting bachelor degrees in January of 2000. The Art Institutes (often abbreviated as Ai) is a system of educational institutions for career preparation in the visual, creative, and applied arts, including design, media, fashion, and culinary programs. ...


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Pittsburgh area major Universities:
Art Institute of Pittsburgh|California University|Carlow University | Carnegie-Mellon University | Duquesne University | Indiana University of Pennsylvania|Penn State University (Beaver)| Penn State University (New Kensington)|Point Park University | Robert Morris University|Seton Hill University | Slippery Rock University | University of Pittsburgh
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Chatham College | Geneva College | La Roche College | Penn State University(McKeesport)| Penn State University (Fayette)| St. Vincent College | University of Pittsburgh (Greensburg) | Washington & Jefferson College|Waynesburg College|Westminster College City nickname: The Steel City Location in the state of Pennsylvania Founded 1758 Mayor Tom Murphy (Dem) Area  - Total  - Water 151. ... The State of California runs two separate 4-year university systems: University of California California State University There is also a California University of Pennsylvania in the town of California, Pennsylvania. ... Carlow University is a Catholic university and was founded in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on September 24th, 1929 by the Sisters of Mercy from Carlow, Ireland. ... Carnegie Mellon University is a private research university located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ... Duquesne University of the Holy Ghost is a private Catholic University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ... The Indiana University of Pennsylvania (or IUP) is a public university in Indiana, Pennsylvania and is a member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. ... Penn State University (Beaver) is the branch campus of Penn State University in the western suburbs of Pittsburgh. ... Penn State University is a branch campus of Penn State University located in the northern suburbs of Pittsburgh. ... Point Park University is a liberal arts university located in downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ... Robert Morris University is a private co-educational college founded in 1921. ... Seton Hill University (not to be confused with Seton Hall University) is a small liberal arts university in Greensburg, Pennsylvania. ... Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania (also known as The Rock or SRU) is an American university, and a member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. ... The University of Pittsburgh is a state-related, doctoral/research university in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ... City nickname: The Steel City Location in the state of Pennsylvania Founded 1758 Mayor Tom Murphy (Dem) Area  - Total  - Water 151. ... Chatham College is a small (1,200 undergraduate and graduate students) liberal arts college located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvanias neighborhood Squirrel Hill . ... Geneva College was the original name of Hobart College in Geneva, New York. ... LaRoche College (or La Roche College) is a private college in McCandless, Pennsylvania, just outside Pittsburgh. ... Penn State University(McKeesport) is a branch campus of Penn State University offering bachelor degrees. ... Penn State University (Fayette) is a branch campus of Penn State University offering bachelor degrees. ... St. ... Washington and Jefferson College is a private, coeducational, liberal arts college located in Washington, Pennsylvania. ... Westminster College is the name of several colleges including: In the UK: Westminster College, Cambridge, UK Westminster College, Oxford, UK In the United States: Westminster College, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA Westminster College, Missouri, USA Westminster College, Pennsylvania, USA This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other...

Pittsburgh area Speciality Schools:
Community College of Allegheny County|Duff's Business Institute|Pennsylvania Institute of the Culinary Arts|Pittsburgh Flight Training Center|Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics| Pittsburgh Institute of the Mortuary Sciences| Pittsburgh Technical Institute | Pittsburgh Youth Ballet|Triangle Tech

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Pittsburgh is located at the center of a fairly expansive set of river valleys, and much of the city's residential population is situated on or near the slopes of those valleys with certain neighborhoods (particularly south of the Monongahela) nigh inaccessible by car during the winter.
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Gary is a High Honor graduate of the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science (Fall of 1974) and holds a WV Board of Regents, Bachelor of Arts degree.
The Art Institutes of Pittsburgh, founded in 1922, was one of the first commercial arts schools in the country.
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