Top Universities in Florida

Barry University is ranked highly in granting degrees to Hispanic students in the United States, according to Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education. It is also included in Hispanic Outlook’s “Top 100 List of U.S. Colleges and Universities Graduating Hispanics”.

University of Florida is ranked 15th in the U.S. News "Top Public Universities" (2010). It is consistently ranked among the top 10 universities in licensing.

University of Miami is listed as one of the 141 "Best Southeastern Colleges" in the 2009 edition of Best 371 Colleges by The Princeton Review.

Florida Institute of Technology was named a “Best in the Southeast” institution in The Princeton Review's 2010 Best Colleges: Region by Region.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) is ranked 1st for its aerospace engineering program in the annual “America’s Best Colleges” guide published by U.S. News & World Report (2010). In the category of “Best Universities – Master’s (South)”, Embry-Riddle’s Daytona Beach campus was ranked 12th among 56 master’s degree-granting institutions.

Florida A & M University (FAMU) faculty was ranked 2nd in the nation by the National Science Foundation in the production of research publications in global science issues.

Florida Atlantic University was named one of the 146 "Best Southeastern Colleges" in the United States by the Princeton Review.

Florida International University is ranked 3rd in granting bachelor's degrees to minorities and 9th in granting master's degrees to minorities (among the top 100 degree producing colleges and universities), according to Diverse Issues in Higher Education (2006).

Florida Gulf Coast University is fully accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The College of Business received accreditation from AACSB International.

Florida State University is rated as one of the world's best institutions by ARWU, Webometrics Ranking of World Universities and THE-QS World Rankings.

Lynn University has the highest concentration of international students among peer institutions in the South in the 2008 issue of U.S. News.

Nova Southeastern University is a Comprehensive Doctoral Research University with high research activity as determined by the Carnegie Foundation.

Hodges University has received specialized accreditation from IACBE for its degree programs such as Bachelor of Science degrees in Accounting, Business Administration, and Management; and the Master of Public Administration, MBA, and Master of Science in Management.

University of Central Florida was ranked in the top 303-401 universities worldwide for the year 2008 by ARWU.

Palm Beach Atlantic University is placed 43rd in the Tier One Top 60 category of "Universities-Master's (South)" by US News.

University of North Florida is included in the list of best universities in the Southeast by The Princeton Review.

The graduate entrepreneurship program at the University of South Florida has been rated as the 5th best program in the nation, and is the only Florida public university included in the 2008 ranking compiled by The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur Magazine.

University of Tampa was named to the President’s Service Honor Roll for its work on service-learning programs and volunteer opportunities for students, faculty and staff (2008).

Webber International University has been recognized by the Princeton Review as one of "America's Best Value Colleges" and a "Best in the Southeast" school.

Carlos Albizu University (CAU) Master’s Program in Industrial and Organizational Psychology has been ranked No. 3 of its kind in an article published by The Industrial-Organizational Psychologist. All academic programs at CAU, Miami Campus are regionally accredited by The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSACHE). The Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology is accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA).

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