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.
Additional News Coverage:
“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.”
“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.”
“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.”