University of Florida

Awards & Rankings

Notable University Rankings and Accolades

U.S. News & World Report

  • #5 top Public Universities
  • #28 National Universities
  • #10 Best Colleges for Veterans
  • #29 Most Innovative Schools
  • #2 Best Online Graduate Education Programs

Washington Monthly

  • #15 National Universities

University Value Rankings

  • #2 Best Values in Public Colleges—Kiplinger’s
  • #3 Best Buy Colleges: Public—Fiske Guide to Colleges
  • #16 Best Colleges for Your Money, Money
  • #20 America’s Best Value Colleges—Forbes
  • 2020 Princeton Review Best Value Colleges list

Program Rankings

  • Guide to Online Schools
    • #1 Best Online Master’s in Exercise Science Degrees
    • #13 Most Affordable Online Master’s in Exercise Science Degrees

Florida Gators Sports Standings

  • 41 national team championships
  • More than 10 teams are currently in the top 10 nationally
  • More than 15 teams are currently in the top 10 for the Southeastern Conference
  • More than 180 Gator Olympians have earned 126 medals since 1972

Other University Facts

  • UF is ranked number 1 among AAU institutions for the number of master’s degrees awarded to Hispanic students.
  • More than 400,000 alumni reside in every state and in more than 135 countries.
  • UF helped launch more than 190 start-ups based on researchers’ technologies in 15 years.
  • UF received a record $838 million in research awards this past fiscal year.
  • Through its research and other activities, UF contributed more than $12.56 billion to Florida’s economy in fiscal year 2014–15.
  • Last year, UF contributed $7.83 billion to the state gross domestic product.
  • UF is home to two Pulitzer Prize–Winning faculty members.
  • UF has nearly 5,000 faculty members, the vast majority of whom have distinguished teaching and research records.
  • UF is committed to sustainability with a goal to become carbon neutral by 2025.

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