University of Pittsburgh

Pitt Law Ranked Among the Best Law Schools in the World

Publish Date/Time: 
May 17, 2013


The University of Pittsburgh School of Law has again been ranked as one of the best law schools in the world by the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2013 (Law).  Pitt Law was ranked among the top 29 U.S. law schools, private or public, among the top 12 public U.S. law schools, and second only to the University of Pennsylvania among all law schools in Pennsylvania. 

The QS World University Rankings are published by Quacquarelli Symonds. The world university rankings by subject measure a number of factors, among them academic reputation as reported through a global survey of academics; employer reputation as reported through a global survey of employers; citations per paper, which measures faculty productivity over a five-year period; and H-index citations, which measure both the number of faculty papers produced and the impact of the published works.

The 2013 QS law school report again places Pitt Law ahead of such peers as Vanderbilt University, Case Western Reserve University, Ohio State University, Pennsylvania State University, and Temple University.

Read more about the QS University Rankings here.

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