UF Facts and Rankings

The University of Florida is one of the nation's top ranked universities. With a strong reputation for academic excellence, UF is among the nation's top research universities, and houses some of the world's highest ranking and prestigious degree programs.

  • In 1985, UF became a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), the prestigious higher-education organization comprised of the top 62 public and private institutions in North America
  • UF ranked third in degrees awarded to African American students in 2000-01 and fifth among AAU public universities in the number of Ph.D.s awarded to Latino students
  • More than 367,000 UF alumni can be found in all 50 states and more than 135 countries
UF Facts and Rankings

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UF ranks second among public institutions in the U.S. for the number of National Merit Scholars enrolled and ranks fifth among all colleges and universities in the U.S. for the number of National Merit Scholars enrolled

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UF ranked 3rd among all universities in Kiplinger magazine’s “Top 10 Best Values in Public Colleges” (2014)

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The University of Florida is ranked as a top national university by U.S. News & World Report (2015)