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Latest UF National Rankings
|1st||Value Colleges – Top 50 Best Value Colleges|
|2nd||Kiplinger’s Best College Values (In-State)|
|6th||New York Times – College Access Index|
|7th||Educate to Career (ETC) College Rankings Index|
|8th||U.S. News Best Colleges – National Universities|
|8th||Business Insider 50 Best Colleges in America|
|8th||Washington Monthly – National Universities|
|9th||Forbes Top Colleges|
|10th||Forbes Best Value Colleges|
Top Colleges Doing the Most for the American Dream
The New York Times ranked UF 6th among both public and private universities in helping low-income students succeed. Importantly, the Times’ methodology takes into account the number of low-income students who actually graduate. UF was the only public university not in the University of California system ranked among the top 10. UF ranked above Harvard, Princeton and Stanford Universities.
Growth in Faculty
UF is growing its ranks of world-class faculty by 500 new positions, reducing the size of classes and student-to-faculty ratio and growing scholarship and research.
Record in Research
UF received a record $838 million in research awards in FY2018, up 22%.
UF #3 in Nation for Tech Transfer
The Milken Institute ranked UF 3rd in the Best Universities for Technology Transfer, ahead of peers including Stanford and MIT.
UF #1 in World for Biotech Incubator
UF’s Sid Martin Biotechnology Institute was named the 2017 Incubator of the Year among more than 7,500 incubators worldwide by the International Business Innovation Association.
UF has the most National Academy Members in the Florida state university system.
|28 National Academy Members|
UF has raised nearly $1.7 billion in philanthropy toward its $3 billion campaign goal in its first four years. Only 6 public universities are engaged in capital campaigns of $3 billion or more.
UF is a leader in four-year and six-year graduation rates.
|SUS Graduation Rates|
Applications Hit Record High
A record 41,407 students applied to UF for the 2019-20 academic year.