The U.S. News and World Report released its 38th annual “Best Colleges” list earlier this week, leaving schools clamoring to see how they rank for 2022-2023. For Florida, several universities took record-level spots.
Ranking at No. 5 among the nation’s public universities as the first in the state to reach that level, is the University of Florida (UF) in Gainesville. Among all U.S. colleges, both public and private, it came in at No. 29. Then Florida State University (FSU) in Tallahassee follows in at No. 19 among public universities, while ranking at No. 55 among all colleges in the nation.
In Miami, Florida International University (FIU) took the No. 151 spot nationally, while rising six spots to No. 72 among public universities. This gave the school the No. 1 spot as the fastest-rising public university in the country!
The University of Miami (UM) in Coral Gables remained at No. 55 among public and private universities. And in Miami Gardens, Florida Memorial University (FMU) ranked No. 45 on the list of best regional colleges in the South, while Miami Gardens-based St. Thomas University (STU) classified between No. 331 and No. 440 among public and private universities.
Here’s how other schools ranked throughout the state:
- Barry University in Miami Shores between No. 331 and No. 440
- The University of South Florida in Tampa at No. 97
- The University of Central Florida in Orlando at No. 137
- Florida A&M University in Tallahassee at No. 202
- Keiser University in Fort Lauderdale at No. 219, tied with Nova Southeastern University in Davie
- Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton at No. 263
- Florida A & M University in Tallahassee at No. 202
For a the full list of rankings, visit U.S. News and World Report.