QS World University – Sustainability Rankings

Released for the first time for 2023, the QS World University Rankings in Sustainability are focused on the social and environmental sustainability performance in higher education institutions globally.  The University of Pittsburgh is proud to rank #34 of U.S. institutions and #126 globally.
QS World University Sustainability Rankings 2023

Released for the first time for 2023, the QS World University Rankings in Sustainability are focused on the social and environmental sustainability performance in higher education institutions globally.  The University of Pittsburgh is proud to rank #34 of U.S. institutions and #126 globally.

700 universities were featured in the first (2023) first edition using a defined methodology designed by QS to measure an institution’s ability to tackle the world’s greatest environmental, social and governance (ESG) challenges.  Indicators are split into environmental sustainability measures – including sustainable institutions, sustainable education and sustainable research – and social impact measures, which includes equality, knowledge exchange, educational impact, employability and opportunities, and quality of life.