This September, the University of Florida moved up to No. 6 in public universities, according to the U.S. News & World Report in their 2021 Best Colleges rankings.
The university improved on its No. 6 spot on the list last year. It is tied with the University of California – Santa Barbara right behind 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.
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“The University of Florida is continuing its climb up the U.S. News & World Report rankings, tying for No. 6 in the 2021 public school rankings.”
“By nearly every measure, UF is continuing to make gains, and I’m thankful to the elected leaders, faculty, staff and supporters of the university who have made that possible,” UF President Kent Fuchs said in a statement.
“The announcement marks the fourth consecutive year UF rose in the rankings for public universities, advancing from No. 14 in 2017 to No. 6 today. ”