U.S. News & World Report ranks Pitt 43rd on its list of the best global research universities. The publication collected data from the world's top 1,250 universities.
Pitt was one of 22 institutions with at least one subject ranked at No. 1 in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018. The University's philosophy program was recognized with a No. 1 ranking for the third consecutive year.
Pitt also ranks high among universities in the number of alumni serving as Peace Corps volunteers, and it’s a top producer of Fulbright awards for U.S. students. In addition, 45 Pitt students and alumni have received David L. Boren Awards for International Study.