Our Rankings

Pitt Nursing's Rankings

U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 Best Nursing Grad Schools: DNP Programs Ranked 9th
U.S News & Worlds Report's 2020 Best Nursing Grad Schools: MSN Programs Ranked 12th
U.S News & Worlds Report's 2020 Best Nursing Grad Schools, Concentrations:

Administration (now Health Systems Executive Leadership)*: 10th

Clinical Nurse Leader: 7th

Nurse Anesthesia*: 4th (ranked in 2017)

Nurse Practitioner*

   Adult/Gerontology, Acute Care: 9th
   Pediatric, Primary Care: 7th
   Psychiatric/Mental Health: 7th

*Now offered at the DNP level only

The National Institutes of Health, Research Dollars Awarded Ranked 4th
QS World University Rankings by Subject Ranked 18th
National Research Council, Nursing PhD Programs Ranked 10th
Healthcare Management Degree Guide Top 20 CNL and Nursing Administration programs: 9th
College Choice

Best Nurse Practitioner Program

Ranked 11th, Undergraduate Programs


Pitt's Rankings

  • Pitt is one of the nation's best institutions for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review's  2016 edition of its annual college guide, "The Best 380 Colleges."
  • For the eleventh consecutive year (2016), Kiplinger's Personal Finance ranks Pitt as the top value among all public colleges and universities in Pennsylvania.
  • The Princeton Review also highlighted Pitt in its 2016 Colleges That Pay You Back: The 200 Schools that Give You the Best Bang for Your Tuition Buck, a guide to the nation’s academically best and most affordable colleges that also have a excellent records of alumni employment.
  • Pitt also is the only Pennsylvania public college or university included in The Princeton Review-USA TODAY national "Best Value Colleges for 2014" list, based on academic quality, cost, and financial aid.
  • Pitt ranks in the top 10 percent in teaching, the top 20 percent in research, and the top 10 percent in citations in the 2016 edition of the Times Higher Education World University Rankings of the world's top 800 universities.
  • In 2015, College Factual ranked Pitt as the best U.S. School in which to study the health profession.

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