UF Ranked No. 7 in Public Universities

This September, the University of Florida moved up to No. 7 in public universities, according to the U.S. News & World Report in their 2020 Best Colleges rankings.

The university improved on its No. 8 spot on the list last year. It is now tied with the University of California – Santa Barbara right behind the Georgia Institute of Technology and the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill.

UF administrators want to climb further up the list to secure a top-5 position, the Gainesville Sun reports.

No. 7 University of Florida’s ranking for public universities, according to the U.S. News & World Report

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No. 34 University of Florida’s ranking for national universities, according to the U.S. News & World Report

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Additional News Coverage:

The Gainesville Sun

UF reaches No. 7 among top public schools

“The University of Florida has risen again as the seventh top public school in the 2020 U.S. News and World Report Best Schools rankings. This is UF’s third consecutive year on the list as a top-10 public school.”

The Independent Florida Alligator

Gov. Ron DeSantis announces UF’s rise to No. 7 public university in U.S.

“Gov. Ron DeSantis entered a small room packed with faculty and media this morning in UF’s Emerson Alumni Hall to give a ‘major announcement’: UF is now the seventh best public university in the U.S.”

University of Florida News

UF rises again in U.S. News & World Report rankings, this year to No. 7 among public universities

“For the third year in a row, the University of Florida has risen in the U.S. News & World Report Top Public Schools rankings, climbing to No. 7.”