Pitt is in pretty good company — tied at 43rd with the Sorbonne University in Paris — in the 2021 U.S. News & World Report global universities rankings, which were released this week.
In addition, Pitt ranked in the top 20 in several medical field: Surgery (3); infectious diseases (13); clinical medicine (18); and psychiatry/psychology (20). See the full subject rankings here.
The top five global universities were: Harvard, Massachusetts Institute for Technology, Stanford, University of Oxford and Columbia.
Carnegie Mellon University ranked 94th overall, while Penn State was 75th.
Nearly 1,500 institutions spread across 86 countries were included in the seventh annual rankings. The ranks are based on the schools’ academic research performance and global and regional reputations, according to U.S. News & World Report.
— Susan Jones
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