USF ranks among top 50 public universities, reaches highest overall ranking ever from U.S. News

For the fifth consecutive year, the University of South Florida has placed among the top 50 public universities in America, according to U.S. News & World Report’s annual ranking of the best colleges.

USF also reached its highest overall position, ever, at no. 89, among all universities public or private. USF ranked no. 45 among public universities.

“The University of South Florida is proud to celebrate our fifth consecutive year as a top 50 public university and our highest overall position in U.S. News & World Report’s annual rankings,” said Rhea Law, president of USF. “Our ranking as a top-tier university and our recent invitation to join the Association of American Universities show that the value of a USF degree is on the rise. We are focused on sustaining this positive momentum as we continue our pursuit of excellence.”

U.S. News ranked USF as the “best value” among all public universities in Florida and no. 1, in Florida, and no. 16 nationally, for social mobility. U.S. News analyzes social mobility measures of an institution’s success at graduating Pell Grant recipients.

The U.S. News methodology for its best college rankings combines a host of factors including student graduation and retention rates, first generation student success, student-to-faculty ratio, faculty excellence and academic reputation.

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