The University of Pittsburgh ranks third among public institutions of higher education and fifth among all universities, public and private, in its federally financed research and development (R&D) expenditures, according to the latest figures issued by the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF).
Recognized as a major nursing research center, the University of Pittsburgh has attracted national, state and local recognition for its commitment to high quality, innovative research. The School is ranked fifth among schools of nursing in the amount of funding and number of grants received from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and has been designated a Research Intensive Environment by the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) The school of nursing has three active National Research Service Awards (NRSA) Institutional Research Training Grants (T32) grants.
The University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing is committed to providing a Research-intensive environment that generates new knowledge in health care as related to direct clinical practice and public health policy. Our researchers are addressing some of the most challenging issues facing today's health care practitioners.