Association of American Universities  
Member-Institutions and Year of Admission  
             
The University of Pittsburgh is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), a prestigious organization comprised of the 62 leading doctorate-granting research institutions in the United States and Canada. The University has identified the AAU as an appropriate peer group for the purposes of various data and policy comparisons. The 29 AAU institutions that are private are preceded below by an asterisk; the remaining 33 are public.            
             
University   State   Year of Admission    
* Brandeis University   MA   1985    
* Brown University   RI   1933    
* California Institute of Technology   CA   1934    
* Carnegie Mellon University   PA 1982    
* Case Western Reserve University   OH   1969    
* Catholic University of America   Wash. D.C.   1900    
* Clark University   MA   1900    
* Columbia University   NY   1900    
* Cornell University   NY   1900    
* Duke University   NC   1938    
* Emory University   GA   1995    
* Harvard University   MA   1900    
Indiana University   IN   1909    
Iowa State University   IA   1958    
* Johns Hopkins University   MD   1900    
* Massachusetts Institute of Technology   MA   1934    
* McGill University   Canada   1926    
Michigan State University   MI   1964    
* New York University   NY   1950    
* Northwestern University   IL   1917    
Ohio State University   OH   1916    
Pennsylvania State University   PA   1958    
* Princeton University   NJ   1900    
Purdue University   IN   1958    
* Rice University   TX   1985    
Rutgers, The State Univ. of New Jersey   NJ   1989    
* Stanford University   CA   1900    
State University of New York at Buffalo   NY   1989    
* Syracuse University   NY   1966    
* Tulane University   LA   1958    
University of Arizona   AR   1985    
University of California, Berkeley   CA   1900    
University of California, Davis   CA   1996    
University of California, Irvine   CA   1996    
University of California, Los Angeles   CA   1974    
University of California, San Diego   CA   1982    
University of California, Santa Barbara   CA   1995    
* University of Chicago   IL   1900    
University of Colorado   CO   1966    
University of Florida   FL   1985    
University of Illinois   IL   1908    
University of Iowa   IA   1909    
University of Kansas   KS   1909    
University of Maryland   MD   1969    
University of Michigan   MI   1900    
University of Minnesota   MN   1908    
University of Missouri   MO   1908    
University of Nebraska   NE   1909    
University of North Carolina   NC   1922    
University of Oregon   OR   1969    
* University of Pennsylvania   PA   1900    
University of Pittsburgh   PA   1974    
* University of Rochester   NY   1941    
* University of Southern California   CA   1969    
University of Texas   TX   1929    
University of Toronto   Canada   1926    
University of Virginia   VA   1904    
University of Washington   Wash. D.C.   1950    
University of Wisconsin   WI   1900    
* Vanderbilt University   TN   1950    
* Washington University   MO   1923    
* Yale University   CT   1900    

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