Diamond League
University of Pittsburgh

USA

University of Pittsburgh, 4200 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, United States

51 World
rank
30 Country
rank
Foundation year:
1787
Short name:
Pitt
Type:
State-related
Students:
26480
Faculty:
4570
Faculty/Students Ratio:
6
:
1
Web-site:
www.pitt.edu
Region:
North America
Location:
Pittsburgh, PA
  Dimension Rank Score
Overall 51 81.84
Teaching 36 87.585
Research 97 80.841
International Diversity 355 48.833
Financial Sustainability 165 75.973
Additional Rankings Rank Score
Reputation Rankings 54 92.572
Research Perfomance Rankings 141 76.125
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TEACHING
World Rank: 36
Country rank: 23
Score: 87.585
League: Diamond League
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40 %
Academic staff per students 20 %
Academic staff per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per academic staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
World teaching reputation 20 %
RESEARCH
World Rank: 97
Country rank: 47
Score: 80.841
League: Diamond League
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name
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40 %
Citations per academic and research staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per admitted PhD 20 %
Normalized citation impact 20 %
Papers per academic and research staff 20 %
World research reputation 20 %
INTERNATIONAL DIVERSITY
World Rank: 355
Country rank: 77
Score: 48.833
League: Bronze League
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name
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10 %
Share of international academic staff 20 %
Share of international students 20 %
Share of international co-authored papers 20 %
Reputation outside region 20 %
International level 20 %
FINANCIAL SUSTAINABILITY
World Rank: 165
Country rank: 60
Score: 75.973
League: Golden League
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name
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10 %
Institutional income per academic staff 20 %
Institutional income per students 20 %
Papers per research income 20 %
Research income per academic and research staff 20 %
Research income per institutional income 20 %

Overview

Founded in 1787, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the world?s most distinguished comprehensive research universities and is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU). The University is among the nation's top ten American higher education institutions in terms of federal funding, as reported by the National Science Foundation. It also ranks among the top five universities nationally in annual research support awarded by the National Institutes of Health. Pitt enrolls more than 35,000 students on its campus in Pittsburgh and four regional campuses in Western Pennsylvania. The University employs more than 5,200 faculty, 7,000 staff, and 800 research and postdoctoral associates. The University's annual operating budget is more than $1.8 billion.

Mission Statement

The University's mission is to: ? provide high-quality undergraduate programs in the arts and sciences and professional fields, emphasizing those of special benefit to the citizens of Pennsylvania; ? offer superior graduate programs in the arts and sciences and the professions that respond to the needs of Pennsylvania, the nation and the world; ? engage in research, artistic, and scholarly activities that extend the frontiers of knowledge and creativity; ? Copperate with industrial and governmental institutions to transfer knowledge in science, technology, and health care; ? offer continuing education programs for the personal and professional development of adult students; and ? make available to local communities and public agencies the expertise of the University in ways that are consistent with the primary teaching and research functions that contribute to the betterment of the Commonwealth, the nation, and the world. The trustees, faculty, staff, students, and administration of the University are committed to accomplishing this mission and determined that the University shall continue to be counted among the prominent institutions of higher education throughout the world.