University of Florida - Rankings

The University of Florida (UF) is a top public research university located in Gainesville, Florida, United States. It is one of the "research flagship universities" within the State University System of Florida designated by the Florida Legislature.

The University of Florida has the following Colleges: College of Agricultural and Life Sciences; College of Dentistry; Warrington College of Business Administration; College of Design, Construction and Planning; College of Education; College of Engineering; College of Fine Arts; College of Health and Human Performance; College of Journalism and Communications; Levin College of Law; College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; College of Medicine; College of Nursing; College of Pharmacy; College of Public Health and Health Professions; College of Veterinary Medicine.

It is one of three universities to be the first in the country to offer an Organic Agriculture undergraduate degree program (2006).


- University of Florida is rated 53rd overall among best national universities (public and private) in the 2011 U.S. News & World Report rankings.

- 193rd among the world's best institutions in the QS World University Rankings 2010.

- University of Florida is ranked 68th in the world (Academic Ranking of World Universities 2010).

- 23rd best in the world according the Webometrics Ranking of World Universities (July 2010).

- University of Florida is ranked 26th overall in the Washington Monthly College Rankings (2009).

- 2nd among all universities in Kiplinger's magazine "Top 10 Best Values in Public Colleges" (2008).

- Rated 37th in the world according to a study by the Research Center for Chinese Science Evaluation of Wuhan University.

- Named one of the "Top 25 Hottest Schools" (Newsweek 2007).

- Rated the best overall in top values amongst all the public flagship universities by USA Today (2006).

- University of Florida has been named one of the top-five U.S. institutions in the transfer of biotechnology research to the marketplace (Milken Institute, 2006).

- 4th in The Scientist magazine's "Best Places to Work in Academia" (2005).

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