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The University of Pittsburgh ranked 34th in the United States and 40th in the World 2021 overall rankings, plus got TOP 10 in 23 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for the University of Pittsburgh is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 208,690 publications and 11,392,231 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 363 notable alumni .

RankRanking
#40 of 14,160In the World
#36 of 2,624In North America
#34 of 2,523In the United States
#3 of 155In Pennsylvania
#1 of 10In Pittsburgh
#1 of 1,005For Sports Medicine
#3 of 1,027For Critical Care Nursing
#3 of 1,001For Audiology
#149 of 8,209For Alumni Impact
#87 of 14,160For Non-academic Prominence
Top10For 20 other topics

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Medicine

The University of Pittsburgh ranked 7th for Medicine in the United States and 7th in the World with 110,048 publications made and 6,301,681 citations received. Main research topics: Surgery, Oncology and Cancer research, Immunology, Health Science, Pathology.

RankRanking
#7 of 1,086In the United States
#7 of 1,156In North America
#7 of 4,839In the World

University of Pittsburgh
Medicine Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199010912783
199112533253
199211622957
199313203720
199413793707
199514764834
199615776077
199716037120
199815536318
199916818079
200016378945
200117849760
2002203110702
2003229214092
2004233113490
2005288418802
2006316719846
2007340520832
2008344623378
2009391724135
2010404925673
2011436028522
2012484431131
2013495835688
2014540531054
2015549833777
2016557440555
2017584337912
2018494226133
2019556225439
2020661529514

Biology

The University of Pittsburgh ranked 21st for Biology in the United States and 26th in the World with 51,681 publications made and 3,425,698 citations received. Main research topics: Oncology and Cancer research, Immunology, Neuroscience, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry.

RankRanking
#21 of 904In the United States
#22 of 970In North America
#26 of 4,578In the World

University of Pittsburgh
Biology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990447946
19915171267
19925571416
19935621700
19946242104
19957202436
19967643065
19977633636
19988274206
19997704670
20008605475
20019096090
200210576651
200311087038
200411826911
200513989883
200614899700
2007163110383
2008167912500
2009194213502
2010207014738
2011221616894
2012235618746
2013244518330
2014269219247
2015263119573
2016251719769
2017254820565
2018201816610
2019220913328
2020259915197

Psychology

The University of Pittsburgh ranked 9th for Psychology in the United States and 11th in the World with 25,084 publications made and 1,973,425 citations received. Main research topics: Psychiatry, Neuroscience, Clinical Psychology, Child Psychology, Social Psychology.

RankRanking
#9 of 1,033In the United States
#10 of 1,099In North America
#11 of 3,753In the World

University of Pittsburgh
Psychology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19902681033
19913131141
19922841009
19933251304
19943291313
19953241503
19963532032
19974122699
19984202540
19993862782
20004194041
20014314417
20025264009
20035394054
20045615274
20056666176
20067506501
20077476734
20088737220
20099317212
20109066660
20119517443
201210117578
201310907997
201411157493
201511957608
201612266711
201712617755
20189936625
201910824496
202012373901

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

The University of Pittsburgh ranked 23rd for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in the United States and 33rd in the World with 24,884 publications made and 1,153,616 citations received. Main research topics: Demography, Political Science, Sociology, Communications and Public Relations, Sports / Exercise science.

RankRanking
#23 of 1,311In the United States
#25 of 1,393In North America
#33 of 5,152In the World

University of Pittsburgh
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990248629
1991263750
1992239458
1993273557
1994324836
1995314945
1996325706
19973001822
19983471479
19993651665
20003321581
20013781781
20023941970
20034602374
20045492373
20055943819
20066093073
20076823970
20087874356
20099314327
20108474553
20119155063
201210705150
201310815505
201411174866
201511625752
201612347957
201712587092
201810945424
201912655570
202014685394

Computer Science

The University of Pittsburgh ranked 26th for Computer Science in the United States and 32nd in the World with 20,319 publications made and 1,227,668 citations received. Main research topics: Neuroscience, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Bioinformatics and Computational biology, Cognitive Science, Machine Learning.

RankRanking
#26 of 897In the United States
#28 of 967In North America
#32 of 4,494In the World

University of Pittsburgh
Computer Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990175327
1991207907
1992212697
1993204417
1994248781
1995225802
1996285836
19973021436
19983431509
19993141682
20003442014
20013342723
20024162434
20034372465
20045034013
20055853644
20065893349
20076343553
20086904042
20097203849
20107574713
20118163935
20128245960
20139045615
20149846972
201510326768
20169856697
201710397529
20189998078
201910935352
202012914758

Physics

The University of Pittsburgh ranked 50th for Physics in the United States and 124th in the World with 17,567 publications made and 994,685 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Quantum and Particle physics, Biophysics, Astrophysics and Astronomy, Nuclear Physics.

RankRanking
#50 of 746In the United States
#54 of 807In North America
#124 of 4,160In the World

University of Pittsburgh
Physics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990140168
1991156187
1992159264
1993163379
1994205368
1995227623
1996215504
1997219639
1998254579
1999244509
20002861215
20013271515
20023151388
20033551660
20044322485
20055062842
20065132958
20074732179
20085772496
20095873205
20106083354
20117165981
20128158359
20137767616
20147558458
20157888024
20167946000
20178126532
20187666069
20197646416
202073621838

Chemistry

The University of Pittsburgh ranked 41st for Chemistry in the United States and 102nd in the World with 16,594 publications made and 767,264 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Biochemistry, Organic Chemistry, Nanotechnology, Inorganic Chemistry.

RankRanking
#41 of 744In the United States
#45 of 805In North America
#102 of 4,409In the World

University of Pittsburgh
Chemistry Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990184256
1991200271
1992240406
1993264500
1994270516
1995240615
1996261663
1997273913
1998247774
19992681005
2000252920
20012851325
20023201311
20033511446
20044091920
20054231777
20064442639
20074532129
20085022090
20095342883
20105983416
20116213072
20126042923
20136453176
20146723295
20156772898
20166493147
20176843718
20184892134
20195152606
20204881635

Engineering

The University of Pittsburgh ranked 46th for Engineering in the United States and 134th in the World with 15,359 publications made and 639,893 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Biomedical Engineering, Nanotechnology, Optical Engineering, Chemical Engineering.

RankRanking
#46 of 781In the United States
#52 of 846In North America
#134 of 4,716In the World

University of Pittsburgh
Engineering Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990150485
1991171186
1992170208
1993181358
1994198305
1995177326
1996183296
1997208494
1998219420
1999255617
2000217552
2001212693
2002246692
2003310860
20043921568
20054111440
20064702337
20074641447
20085382291
20095672626
20105982636
20116272489
20126832685
20137142839
20147109664
20156922417
20167042773
20177153127
20186282503
20196803714
20206531885

Business

The University of Pittsburgh ranked 32nd for Business in the United States and 43rd in the World with 7,243 publications made and 517,551 citations received. Main research topics: Occupational Safety and Health, Management Information Systems, Public Policy / Administration, Project Management, Management.

RankRanking
#32 of 866In the United States
#34 of 932In North America
#43 of 4,080In the World

University of Pittsburgh
Business Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199078470
199175574
199285182
199388288
199479337
199595306
1996109295
1997114413
1998114540
1999103736
2000115587
2001110718
2002136987
2003129505
20041671187
2005200971
20062151587
20072581514
20082852015
20093201343
20102831077
20113331395
20123201572
20133041018
20143098400
20153661318
20163521297
20173541286
2018228704
2019300816
20203341037

Mathematics

The University of Pittsburgh ranked 38th for Mathematics in the United States and 48th in the World with 5,192 publications made and 346,415 citations received. Main research topics: Statistics, Math Teachers, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Blockchain and Cryptography, Applied Mathematics.

RankRanking
#38 of 720In the United States
#41 of 781In North America
#48 of 3,475In the World

University of Pittsburgh
Mathematics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199075573
199171105
199283203
199364178
199488148
199591391
1996100273
199790640
199896380
199986199
2000103411
200192394
200294401
2003124434
2004125594
2005170611
2006145628
2007166663
20081811275
2009191711
2010177483
2011161383
2012179451
2013170498
20141847442
20151861655
2016223728
2017205698
20181731026
2019200437
2020224493
SpecialityUnited States rankNorth America rankWorld rank
Math Teachers161617
Operations Research111217
Statistics404558
Actuarial Science434766
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics444768
Blockchain and Cryptography5358111
Applied Mathematics5258130

Environmental Science

The University of Pittsburgh ranked 98th for Environmental Science in the United States and 311th in the World with 3,635 publications made and 150,106 citations received. Main research topics: Geology, Ecology, Geography and Cartography, Environmental Management, Environmental Chemistry.

RankRanking
#98 of 789In the United States
#118 of 857In North America
#311 of 4,129In the World

University of Pittsburgh
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19903643
19914142
19922425
19932545
19942751
19953548
19964186
19973340
199834123
199945146
200037152
200144241
200257491
200360297
200458314
200558477
200670357
200767258
2008107731
200994459
201094512
2011124658
2012142612
20131931095
20142241472
2015219733
2016188612
2017202967
2018161649
2019179827
2020194551

Economics

The University of Pittsburgh ranked 45th for Economics in the United States and 72nd in the World with 3,571 publications made and 176,551 citations received. Main research topics: Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Political Economy, Development Studies, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Finance.

RankRanking
#45 of 690In the United States
#47 of 753In North America
#72 of 3,117In the World

University of Pittsburgh
Economics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199037162
19914356
199244125
199346161
199444103
19955879
199673126
199757498
199871367
199972337
200067338
200160142
200263502
200386467
200466449
2005100295
200691454
2007104457
2008131546
2009132555
2010135570
2011129425
2012150344
2013142561
2014131300
2015141567
2016152466
2017161267
2018114744
2019127318
2020176653

Art & Design

The University of Pittsburgh ranked 36th for Art & Design in the United States and 59th in the World with 2,726 publications made and 61,687 citations received. Main research topics: Multimedia, Art History, Creative Writing, UX/UI Desgin, Literature.

Please note that our approach to topical rankings is based on scientific outputs and therefore prefers institutions researching arts through computer science.

RankRanking
#36 of 731In the United States
#41 of 796In North America
#59 of 2,801In the World

University of Pittsburgh
Art & Design Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19903623
19913138
19922513
19933735
19944018
19953218
19963128
19973120
19983324
19993838
200056102
20014264
200255147
200379166
200475136
200590168
200666183
200790233
2008100157
200994174
2010101305
2011105189
2012131638
2013130544
2014142269
2015103230
2016127208
2017156228
2018100241
201999185
2020114109