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Ranking of University of Pittsburgh

University Ranking

Since the past four years, University of Pittsburgh has continuously been listed in the top 100 colleges across the country. Since 2018, University of Pittsburgh has been in the top 100-200 universities worldwide. University of Pittsburgh is ranked #58 nationally and #43 internationally by US News & World Report. Just one point has been added to national rankings since 2020, while three positions have been lost globally since rankings from 2020. The University of Pittsburgh's 2020 intake admissions process has not been particularly selective. Only applicants with above-average ACT or SAT scores were admitted, according to the 64% acceptance rate reported by University of Pittsburgh Admissions.

According to THE rankings, University of Pittsburgh rose 20 points from 2020 to rank #133 in 2021. The University of Pittsburgh received above-average scores on THE's rating criteria. Citations: 91.7/100, International Outlook: 43.6/100, Industry Outcome: 42.6/100, etc. are a few of them. QS ranks the University of Pittsburgh at #156, an improvement of 16 points since the rankings for 2020. For the University of Pittsburgh, QS ranks it worse in several categories than THE. For example, the professor-student ratio is 97.5, the number of citations is 43.9, the academic reputation is 42.3, etc., and the final score of 48.1 is below average.

Ranked By20182019202020212022
ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Universities Rankings908996101-150NA
QS - World University Ranking142136140156163
THE (Times Higher Education) - University Ranking100110113133140
US News & World Report - Global Universities4347474342
US News & World Report - National University Ranking7070575859



Course Ranking

The University of Pittsburgh provides its students with more than 600 different degree and certificate programmes. Law, business, engineering, nursing, arts & sciences, social work, computing & information, etc. are among the fields of study. For the year 2021, US News & World Report ranks the undergraduate business school at #38 and the graduate business school at #39 at the University of Pittsburgh. The University of Pittsburgh's PG Business & Economics courses are ranked 251-300 for 2021 by THE, while QS has the university's Global MBA ranked at #98 for 2021.4567

The University of Pittsburgh's PG Engineering & Technology courses are listed by THE in the range of 251-300 for the year 2021, in US News & World Report ranks its various specialities. Biomedical engineering ranks 19th among these disciplines, followed by chemical engineering at #33, computer engineering at #49, mechanical engineering at #50, electrical engineering at #54, etc. The University of Pittsburgh's PG Computers courses are similarly ranked by THE in the 251-300 range.

Ranking for Business Courses
Ranked By20182019202020212022
Bloomberg - Best Business School USA6854NA41NA
FT (Financial Times) - GMBA Ranking82737476NA
QS - Accounting & Finance151-200201-250201-250251-300NA
QS - Global MBA131-140101-1108298101-110
THE (Times Higher Education) - PG Business and EconomicsNA151-175176-200251-300251-300
US News & World Report - Graduate Business School5243393952
US News & World Report - UG Business3535313849


Ranking for Engineering Courses
Ranked By20182019202020212022
QS - Engineering and Technology323233251275NA
QS - Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering Rankings201-250251-300251-300251-300NA
THE (Times Higher Education) - PG Engineering and TechnologyNA176-200251-300251-300251-300
US News & World Report - Best UG Biomedical Engineering SchoolsNANANA2025
US News & World Report - Biomedical Engineering PGNANANA1924
US News & World Report - Chemical Engineering PGNANANA3333
US News & World Report - Civil Engineering PGNANANA5957
US News & World Report - Electrical Engineering PGNANANA5458
US News & World Report - Mechanical Engineering PGNANANA5049


Ranking for Computers Courses
Ranked By20182019202020212022
THE (Times Higher Education) - PG Computers86176-200251-300251-300251-300
US News & World Report - Computer Engineering PGNANANA4951


Ranking for Science Courses
Ranked By20182019202020212022
ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Shanghai Mathematics Rankings151-200151-200101-150101-150NA
ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Shanghai Physics Rankings101-150101-150101-150101-150NA
QS - Pharmacy & Pharmacology Rankings51-100434551-100NA
QS - Physics and Astronomy Rankings201-250201-250201-250151-200NA
QS - QS - Biological Sciences Rankings51-100101-150101-150101-150NA
QS - QS - Mathematics Rankings151-200151-200151-200151-200NA
THE (Times Higher Education) - Life Sciences RankingsNA101-125101-125101-125126-150
THE (Times Higher Education) - THE - Psychology Rankings98827794101-125


Ranking for Humanities Courses
Ranked By20182019202020212022
ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Shanghai Political Sciences Rankings51-7551-7551-7551-75NA
ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Shanghai Sociology Ranking101-15076-100101-150101-150NA
QS - Communication and Media Studies Rankings151-200151-200151-200151-200NA
QS - Politics Rankings101-150151-200101-150151-200NA
QS - QS - Sociology Rankings251-300NA251-300201-250NA
THE (Times Higher Education) - Arts & Humanities Rankings5368716864


Ranking for Medicine Courses
Ranked By20182019202020212022
ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Shanghai Nursing Rankings51-754676-100101-150NA
QS - QS - Medicine Rankings43434846NA
QS - QS - Nursing Rankings16181621NA
THE (Times Higher Education) - Clinical and Health Rankings4247515055
US News & World Report - Best Graduate Medical Schools1314141734
US News & World Report - Best Graduate Nursing Schools87126NA


Ranking for Law Courses
Ranked By20182019202020212022
ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Shanghai Law Ranking76-100101-15076-100101-150NA
QS - QS - Law Rankings251-300251-300NANANA
THE (Times Higher Education) - THE - Law RankingsNA151-175151-175201+201+
US News & World Report - Best Graduate Law Schools82NANA7667



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Frequently asked questions

Everything you need to know about University of Pittsburgh
Where is University of Pittsburgh located?
University of Pittsburgh is located in Pittsburgh, USA
How much does it cost to study in University of Pittsburgh?
The average first year cost to study in University of Pittsburgh is INR 4088942
What is the acceptance rate for University of Pittsburgh?
University of Pittsburgh has an acceptance rate of 12.5%
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