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Pitt’s Office of Admissions and Financial Aid announced Wednesday afternoon that it extended its ACT and SAT test-optional policy through fall 2023 for first-year applicants in all programs, majors, schools and colleges.

Pitt goes test-optional through fall 2023

By Rebecca Johnson, News Editor February 12, 2021
Pitt’s Office of Admissions and Financial Aid announced Wednesday afternoon that it extended its ACT and SAT test-optional policy through fall 2023 for first-year applicants in all programs, majors, schools and colleges.
Pitt’s Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences announced in July that it too would become test-optional, joining the University’s branch campuses.

Pitt goes test-optional for 2021

By Benjamin Branch-Trevathan, For The Pitt News September 2, 2020
Pitt’s Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences announced in July that it too would become test-optional, joining the University’s branch campuses. The College of Business Administration, Swanson School of Engineering and School of Computing and Information have followed suit.
Amid the COVID-19 outbreak, the Department of Education is waiving annual standardized test requirements.

Editorial: All universities should suspend SAT, ACT admission requirements

By The Pitt News Editorial Board April 2, 2020
Because access to these tests is now limited and they statistically don’t represent intelligence or ability fairly, all universities in the United States should follow UC’s lead and suspend entrance test requirements.
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