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 61 leading doctorate-granting research institutions in the United States and Canada.  The University has identified the AAU as an appropriate peer group for purposes of various data and policy comparisons.  The 28 AAU institutions that are private are preceded below by an asterisk; the remaining 33 are public.
 
 
   University State Year of
Admission
  University State Year of
Admission
*  Brandeis University MA  1985    University of California, Davis CA 1996
*  Brown University RI 1933    University of California, Irvine CA  1996
*  California Institute of Technology CA 1934    University of California, Los Angeles CA 1974
*  Carnegie Mellon University PA 1982    University of California, San Diego CA 1982
*  Case Western Reserve University OH 1969    University of California, Santa Barbara CA 1995
*  Catholic University of America Wash. D.C. 1900 *  University of Chicago IL 1900
*  Columbia University NY 1900    University of Colorado CO 1966
*  Cornell University NY 1900    University of Florida FL 1985
*  Duke University NC 1938    University of Illinois IL 1908
*  Emory University GA 1995    University of Iowa IA 1909
*  Harvard University MA 1900    University of Kansas KS 1909
   Indiana University IN 1909    University of Maryland MD 1969
   Iowa State University IA 1958    University of Michigan MI 1900
*  Johns Hopkins University MD 1900    University of Minnesota MN 1908
*  Massachusetts Institute of Technology MA 1934    University of Missouri MO 1908
*  McGill University Canada 1926    University of Nebraska NE 1909
   Michigan State University MI 1964    University of North Carolina NC 1922
*  New York University NY 1950    University of Oregon OR 1969
*  Northwestern University IL 1917 *  University of Pennsylvania PA 1900
   Ohio State University OH 1916    University of Pittsburgh PA 1974
   Pennsylvania State University PA 1958 *  University of Rochester NY 1941
*  Princeton University NJ 1900 *  University of Southern California CA 1969
   Purdue University IN 1958    University of Texas TX 1929
*  Rice University TX 1985    University of Toronto Canada 1926
   Rutgers, The State Univ. of New Jersey NJ 1989    University of Virginia VA 1904
*  Stanford University CA 1900    University of Washington WA 1950
   State University of New York at Buffalo NY 1989    University of Wisconsin WI 1900
*  Syracuse University NY 1966 *  Vanderbilt University TN 1950
*  Tulane University LA 1958 *  Washington University MO 1923
   University of Arizona AR 1985 *  Yale University CT 1900
   University of California, Berkeley CA 1900



 
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