Field/School/Subject Ranking

Subject 2017

Center for World University Rankings (Subject)

Biomedical Engineering 10
Clinical Neurology 10
Critical Care Medicine 3
Emergency Medicine 3
Endocrinology & Metabolism 3
Gastroenterology & Hepatology 8
Geriatrics & Gerontology 2
Gerontology 1
History & Philosophy of Science 1
Medical Laboratory Technology 5
Medicine, Research, & Experimental 10
Obstetrics & Gynecology 4
Orthopedics 5
Otorhinolaryngology 3
Pathology 4
Physiology 8
Psychiatry 6
Psychology 8
Biological Psychology 8
Clinical Psychology 3
Developmental Psychology 7
Rehabilitation 7
Respiratory System 8
Sport Sciences 2
Substance Abuse 8
Surgery 3
Transplantation 2
Women's Studies 6

Please Note:  Not all categories are ranked each year. If a category was not ranked for that particular year, it is left blank. If a category was ranked and Pitt did not make the list, NR is displayed.  

Field 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017

QS World University Rankings (Field)

Arts & Humanities 121 124 127 111 119 141
Health Sciences 133 124 47 71 72 71
Engineering & Technology 335 297 254 270 287 303
Natural Sciences 502 362 238 242 292 266
Social Sciences 242 281 224 301 319 289
Field 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Subject 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019

QS World University Rankings (Subject)

Accounting & Finance 101-150 NR NR 151-200 NR 151-200 151-200 201-250
Archaeology         NR 101-150 101-150 51-100
Biological Sciences 51-100 101-150 101-150 101-150 101-150 101-150 51-100 101-150
Business & Management Studies       NR NR 251-300 NR 251-300
Chemical Engineering 101-200 151-200 NR 101-150 151-200 151-200 151-200 101-150
Chemistry NR NR 151-200 201-250 201-250 151-200 151-200 151-200
Civil & Structural Engineering 151-200 NR NR NR NR NR NR DNR
Communication & Media Studies 51-100 51-100 101-150 101-150 151-200 151-200 151-200 151-200
Computer Sciences & Information Systems 151-200 151-200 NR 151-200 201-250 201-250 151-200 151-200
Earth Science  NR NR NR NR NR NR NR DNR
Economics & Econometrics 101-150 151-200 NR 151-200 201-250 251-300 201-250 201-250
Education       51-100 51-100 101-150 101-150 51-100 51-100 101-150 101-150
Electrical & Electronic Engineering 151-200 NR NR 251-300 251-300 251-300 301-350 251-300
English Language & Literatures NR NR 101-150 101-150 151-200 151-200 101-150 151-200
Environmental Sciences NR 151-200 NR 201-250 251-300 251-300 251-300 DNR
Geography 151-200 NR NR NR NR NR NR 151-200
History 101-150 151-200 101-150 151-200 151-200 101-150 101-150 151-200
Law 51-100 101-150 151-200 NR NR NR 251-300 251-300
Library Management             9 15
Linguistics 101-150 151-200 151-200 NR NR 251-300 251-300 251-300
Materials Sciences 151-200 151-200 151-200 101-150 NR 101-150 151-200 151-200
Mathematics 151-200 151-200 NR 201-250 201-250 201-250 151-200 151-200
Mechanical, Aeronautical, & Manufacturing Engineering 101-150 151-200 NR 201-300 201-250 201-250 201-250 201-250
Medicine 37 41 46 42 46 38 36 43
Modern Languages 101-150 151-200 151-200 201-250 251-300 201-250 251-300 151-200
Nursing         12 17 16 18
Pharmacy & Pharmacology 51-100 43 51-100 51-100 51-100 51-100 51-100 43
Philosophy 18 7 3 2 1 1 1 1
Physics & Astronomy 151-200 151-200 151-200 151-200 151-200 201-250 201-250 201-250
Politics & International Studies 151-200 101-150 151-200 151-200 101-150 101-150 101-150 151-200
Psychology 51-100 101-150 151-200 101-150 101-150 101-150 101-150 51
Sociology  101-150 151-200 151-200 NR NR 201-250 251-300 DNR
Sports-Related Subjects           40 51-100 DNR
Statistics & Operational Research 101-150 101-150 101-150 151-200 151-200 101-150 101-150 151-200

Please Note:  Not all categories are ranked each year. If a category was not ranked for that particular year, it is left blank. If a category was ranked and Pitt did not make the list, NR is displayed.  

Shanghai Ranking's Global Ranking (Field)

Clinical Medicine & Pharmacy 10 10 12 9 11 10 10 11 14 17
Engineering/Technology & Computer Sciences NR NR NR NR NR 101-150 101-150 151-200 151-200 NR
Life & Agriculture Sciences 49 43 40 40 41 43 45 44 45 44
Natural Sciences & Mathematics 76-110 77-107 NR NR NR 101-150 101-150 101-150 101-150 151-200
Social Science 37 36 47 50 52-75 48 46 51-75 51-75 76-100
Subject 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019

Please Note:  Not all categories are ranked each year. If a category was not ranked for that particular year, it is left blank.  If a category was ranked and Pitt did not make the list, NR is displayed.  

 

Shanghai Ranking's Global Ranking (Subject)

Subject 2010  2011  2012  2013  2014  2015  2016  2017   2018   2019 
Biological Sciences               51-75 76-100 51-75
Biomedical Engineering                14 18 11
Biotechnology               101-150 101-150 101-150
Business Administration               28 35 47
Chemical Engineering             101-150 NR 301-400 301-400
Chemistry 51-75 51-75 51-75 49 51-75 51-75 51-75 101-150 101-150 101-150
Civil Engineering               201-300 201-300 NR
Clinical Medicine               8 9 22
Communication               NR 101-150 151-200
Computer Science & Engineering 76-100 52-75 76-100 76-100 101-150 151-200 101-150 101-150 101-150 101-150
Dentistry & Oral Sciences               20 19 20
Earth Sciences               NR 301-400 301-400
Ecology               NR 201-300 304-400
Economics 51-75 51-75 51-75 51-75 51-75 51-75 51-75 101-150 151-200 101-150
Education               16 21 26
Electrical & Electronic Engineering             201-300 151-200 151-200 201-300
Energy Science & Engineering             151-200 201-300 201-300 201-300
Environmental Science & Engineering             201-300 201-300 151-200 201-300
Finance               76-100 101-150 101-150
Geography NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR 201-300
Human Biological Sciences               17 16 21
Instruments Science & Technology             NR  201-300 NR 201-300
Law                76-100 76-100 101-150
Library & Information Science               32 23 15
Management               101-150 101-150 101-150
Material Sciences & Engineering             76-100 101-150 101-150 151-200
Mathematics 76-101 77-100 76-100 76-101 76-100 101-150 101-150 151-200 151-200 151-200
Mechanical Engineering             201-300 NR NR NR
Medical Technology               34 37 40
Nanoscience & Nontechnology               101-150 151-200 151-200
Nursing               51-75 51-75 46
Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences               76-100 76-100 22
Physics               101-150 101-150 101-150
Political Sciences               45 51-75 51-75
Psychology               30 26 22
Public Administration               51-75 51-75 101-150
Public Health               34 50 51-75
Sociology               76-100 101-150 76-100
Statistics                76-100 76-100 76-100

Please Note:  Not all categories are ranked each year.  If a category was not ranked or data was unavailable for that particular year, it is left blank. If a category was ranked and Pitt did not make the list, NR is displayed.  

 

Shanghai Ranking's Global Ranking of Sport Science Schools and Departments (School)

School 2016 2017 2018
Sport Science  51-100  33  40

 

Times Higher Education World University Rankings (Subject)

Arts & Humanities 18/51 25/50 45/50 47/100 53/101 NR 43   53 68
Business & Economics             NR  NR 151-175
Clinical, Pre-Clinical, & Health 24 23 24 24 22 37 36 42 47
Computer Science             NR 86 126-150
Education               73 56
Engineering & Technology NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR 176-200
Law               NR 151-187
Life Science NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR 101-125
Physical Sciences NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR 201-250
Psychology               98 82
Social Sciences NR NR NR 72/100 81/100 31/100 96/100 126-150 126-150
Field 2012  2013  2014  2015  2016  2017  2018  2019

Please Note:  Not all categories are ranked each year. If a category was not ranked for that particular year, it is left blank. If a category was ranked and Pitt did not make the list, NR is displayed.  

 

University Ranking by Academic Performance (Field)

Agriculture & Veterinary Sciences NR NR 123 141 NR NR 471 453
Anthropology             101 110
Archaeology     NR NR NR NR 123 NR
Astronomy & Astrophysics             128 129
Biological Sciences     44 45 48 49 54 54
Biomedical Engineering             11 12
Business         NR 198 163 NR
Chemical Engineering         382 336 236 251
Chemical Sciences     107 109 134 140 173 166
Civil Engineering          323 347 NR NR
Commerce, Management, Tourism & Services     153 132 130 123 172 222
Dentistry         54 37 21 22
Earth Sciences     NR NR NR 486 NR NR
Economics     148 168 141 135 203 28
Education     21 25 25 27 25 26
Electrical & Electronics Engineering         NR 357 271 294
Engineering 130 152 156 184 202 195 210 244
Environmental Sciences     316 353 332 NR 307 NR
Food Engineering         NR NR 169 223
Geology         NR NR 453 468
History     NR NR NR 65 29 132
Human Movement & Sport Science             13 11
Information & Computing Sciences     111 97 127 112 133 144
Language, Communication & Culture     53 55 71 95 84 67
Law and Legal Studies     NR NR NR NR 94 NR
Library & Information Science 18 17         41 45
Life Science 18 17            
Materials Engineering         NR 265 209 232
Mathematical Sciences     232 215 181 216 153 164
Mechanical Engineering         169  201 231 254
Medical and Health Sciences 6 5 15 15 15 15 13 14
Moleculary Biology & Genetics             46 48
Multidisciplinary     66 60        
Nanoscience & Nanomaterials             169 189
Natural Sciences 91 95            
Neuroscience             17 17
Nursing             18 17
Pharmacology & Pharmacy         27 33 34 35
Philosophy     34 34 17 28 34 32
Physical Sciences     154 116 140 152 178 177
Political Science             75 83
Psychology         20 20 1720 18
Psychology and Cognitivie Sciences     23 19 19 17 15 20
Sociology  25 25     NR 119 160 149
Statistics         68 77 NR 86
Studies in Creative Arts & Writing     NR NR 30 72 NR NR
Studies in Human Society     93 95 97 99 81 74
Technology     118 148 162 162 157 169
Zoology             156 NR
Subject 2015  2016 2017 2018 2019

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U.S. News and World Report Best Global Universities (Subject)

Arts & Humanities NR 46 38 37 41
Biology & Biochemistry 40 40 43 55 49
Chemistry NR 131 145 161 160
Clinical Medicine 16 18 17 17 16
Computer Science NR NR 148 147 179
Economics & Business NR NR 186 175 154
Engineering NR NR 324 317 342
Immunology 29 31 42 46 42
Material Science NR 121 129 139 187
Mathematics NR NR 170 NR 178
Microbiology 36 43 45 57 56
Molecular Biology & Genetics 60 54 76 106 105
Neuroscience & Behavior 23 25 23 27 25
Pharmacology & Toxicology 20 21 23 27 41
Physics NR 150 154 216 210
Psychiatry/Psychology 7 7 9 14 15
Social Sciences & Public Health 38 38 42 49 53
Space Science NR 89 102 91 111
School  2012  2013  2014  2015  2016  2017  2018 2019 2020

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U.S. News and World Report Best Graduate Professional Schools

Business (Full-Time MBA) 85 68 61 52 48 55 53 52 43
Education 23 24 32 22 27 30 27 34 35
Engineering 52 47 45 43 43 43 42 47 47
Law 71 69 91 81 78 78 82 74 77
Library & Information Studies 10   10       10    
Public Affairs 27 33       34   34 35
Social Work  14 11       10   11 17
Field 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Program 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
School  2012   2013   2014   2015   2016   2017   2018   2019  2020

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U.S. News and World Report Best Graduate Professional Schools in Medicine/Health Sciences

Medical School – Primary Care   18   18 19 11 13 14 14
Medical School – Research   15   17 16 16 15 14 13
Nursing – Master's 7       5 13 8 7 12
Nursing – Doctor of Nursing Practice           8 7 5 9
Pharmacy   14       9      
Public Health 11       13       13

Please Note:  Not all categories are ranked each year. If a category was not ranked for that particular year, it is left blank. If a category was ranked and Pitt did not make the list, NR is displayed.  

 

U.S. News and World Report Best Graduate School Programs in Arts and Sciences

Biological Sciences NR 46 NR 42 NR NR NR
Chemistry NR 38 NR 35 NR NR NR
Computer Science NR 53 NR 52 NR NR NR
Earth Science NR 81 NR 88 NR NR NR
Economics NR 39 NR 36 NR NR 39
English NR 35 NR 39 NR NR 35
History NR 42 NR 36 NR NR 44
Mathematics NR 59 NR 60 NR NR NR
Physics NR 52 NR 50 NR NR NR
Politcal Science NR 39 NR 40 NR NR 40
Psychology NR 36 NR 30 NR NR 26
Sociology NR 54 NR 52 NR NR 57
Statistics NR 45 NR 49 NR NR NR
Program  2012   2013   2014   2015   2016   2017   2018   2019  2020

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U.S. News and World Report Best Graduate School Programs in Health Sciences

Audiology   8       7      
Clinical Nurse Leader         3 4 3 3 7
Clinical Psychology   18       11      
Healthcare Management 25       29       17
Nursing Administration         5   4 10 10
Nursing Anesthesia 3       1 4      
Nursing Informatics         6   6 7 NR
Nurse Practitioner (Adult/Gerontology/Acute Care)         5   6 7 9
Nurse Practitioner (Adult Gerontology/Primary Care)         12   13 12 NR
Nurse Practitioner (Family)         17   15 12 NR
Nurse Practitioner (Pediatric/Primary Care)         3   9 6 7
Nurse Practitioner (Psychiatric/Mental Health)         5   12 12 7
Occupational Therapy   6       4      
Physical Therapy   3       1      
Physician Assistant         57       93
Rehabilitation Counseling 23       18       20
Speech – Language Pathology   8       7      
Program   2014     2015     2016     2017     2018     2019   2020

Please Note:  Not all categories are ranked each year. If a category was not ranked for that particular year, it is left blank. If a category was ranked and Pitt did not make the list, NR is displayed.  

 

U.S. News and World Report Best Graduate School Programs Sub-Disciplines

Business

             
Part-Time MBA 64 53 64 66 71 56 48

Education

             
Education Policy 17 NR NR NR NR NR NR
Education Psychology 13 14 13 NR NR NR NR

Engineering

             
Biomedical Engineering/Bioengineering 16 15 16 18 12 18 18
Chemical Engineering 38 39 39 36 33 32 32
Civil Engineering 56 61 53 56 60 55 56
Computer Engineering 50 58 54 48 43 43 45
Electrical Engineering 55 58 52 55 55 55 55
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering 53 55 48 54 48 48 58
Industrial/Manufacturing/Systems Engineering 21 23 22 23 17 17 18
Materials Engineering 47 56 53 55 43 50 54
Mechanical Engineering 49 52 49 51 57 48 47

Medical/Health Science Programs

             
Anesthesiology           10 NR
Drug & Alcohol Abuse   9 11 8 10    
Geriatrics   9 10 10 9    
Internal Medicine   16 18 13 16 NR 19
Obstetrics & Gynecology    4 4 5 6 6 NR
Pediatrics   7 11 9 8 7 8
Psychiatry           9 10
Radiology           NR 8
Surgery           10 NR

Law

             
Clinical Training NR NR NR NR NR NR 112
Health Care Law 13 14 14 12 18 20 27
Intellectual Property Law NR NR NR NR NR NR 60
International Law NR NR 29 NR NR 27 45
Tax Law NR NR NR NR NR NR 25
Trial Law NR NR NR NR NR NR 76

Library & Information Studies

             
Archives & Preservation 6       6    
Digital Librarianship 10       11    
Health Librarianship 3       1    
Information Systems 4       9    
School Library Media 13       NR    

Public Affairs

             
City Management & Urban Policy 19     NR   NR NR
International Global Policy           7 10
Local Government Management           19 NR
Public Management & Leadership           37 29

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U.S. News and World Report Best Online Programs (Field)

Online Graduate Nursing 5 56 21 23 12 23 35
Online Graduate Education 31 50 68 66 47 28 22
Online Graduate Engineering NR 44 NR NR NR NR NR
School  2003   2004   2005  2006   2007   2008   2009   2010   2011   2012   2013   2014   2015   2016   2017   2018   2019 2020

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U.S. News and World Report Best Undergraduate Programs (School)

Biomedical Engineering  NR NR NR NR NR NR 24 21 NR NR NR NR 19 21 NR 21 18 26
Business 35 NR 38 40 42 38 43 42 42 41 47 47 39 39 38 31 35 31
Engineering 61 NR 60 57 53 52 51 51 56 48 50 49 51 51 50 49 48 54

Please Note:  Not all categories are ranked each year. If a category was not ranked for that particular year, it is left blank. If a category was ranked and Pitt did not make the list, NR is displayed.