Stats and Rankings

The University of Pittsburgh’s College of Business Administration and Katz Graduate School of Business are annually recognized as being among the best in the world when it comes to our academic programs, exceptional value, faculty quality, and innovative research. Our programs are regularly awarded rankings that reflect our excellence. That’s where you, as a Pitt alumnus, come in. Your feedback and participation are essential to maintaining our reputation and positive momentum in the rankings.

CBA and Katz have both achieved their highest rankings ever in recent years. The rankings in which we actively participate include U.S. News & World Report, Forbes, Financial Times, Poets & Quants, The Economist, and Bloomberg Businessweek. These rankings are widely viewed by prospective students, alumni and employers around the world.

Our success in the rankings is directly linked to our alumni participation. If you receive one of these surveys, please take a few minutes to share your Pitt experience.

Alumni of the Katz Full-Time MBA program can generally expect to receive the ranking surveys below in the years after graduation:

The Economist

Financial Times


Bloomberg Businessweek
1 Year after Graduation

3 Years after Graduation

5 Years after Graduation

6 Years after Graduation

CBA alumni can expect to receive a ranking survey for the Poets & Quants Undergraduate Business School Ranking two years after graduation.

All rankings have different methodologies, weightings, and survey groups which often lead to different results. We are proud of our many impressive accolades, but our priority will always continue to be preparing students for successful careers in a global business environment.

Please consider updating your information in order to make sure ranking surveys are sent to your current email address. Survey groups and participation requirements may change at the discretion of each ranking publication. Contact for additional ranking questions and to find out how you can help expand our University’s impressive legacy of success.