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    University of Florida: Global Ranking 2020-21, National Ranking, Subject-wise Ranking

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    The University of Florida is a public institution that was founded in 1853 in Gainesville, Florida. This University has a campus of size 2000 acres with more than 50,000 students enrolled in various programs.

    The University of Florida is a leading research institution with more than 200 outstanding opportunities for higher education in the US. Currently, it is ranked in the top 20 public universities of the U.S. this University offers 30 Certificate, 100 Undergraduate, and 200 Graduate programs.

    University of Florida Global Rankings

    The Times Higher Education 2021

    Times Higher Education (THE) is a university ranking agency which ranks universities based on several factors such as teaching quality, a number of citations, type of research conducted, industry income, and international outlook.

    The University of Florida is ranked #152 in World University Rankings released by Times Higher Education (2021).

    THE- World Reputation Ranking (2020)

    Times Higher Education releases World reputation ranking which explores the reputation of the world's leading universities, based on the largest invitation-only academic opinion survey.

    As per THE World Reputation Rankings 2020, the University of Florida has been ranked between #91 -100.

    Rankings by QS Top University

    Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) is a ranking agency that ranks various Universities on the basis of six matrics Academic Reputation, Employer Reputation, Faculty/Student Ratio, Citations per faculty, International Faculty Ratio, International Student Ratio.

    The University of Florida has been placed at Rank #162 as per QS Global World Rankings.

    Ranking Criteria Ranks
    Academic Reputation 49.7
    Employer Reputation 51.9
    Faculty Student 75.3
    Citations per Faculty 26.8
    International Faculty 20.6
    International Students 12.9
    Overall Score 47.4

    QS Graduate Employability Ranking

    QS also releases Graduate Employability Ranking on the basis of several factors such as Employer Reputation, Alumni Outcomes, Partnership with Employers, and Employer-Student Connections.

    As per the QS Graduate Employability Ranking University of Florida ranked between #111-120.

    Center for World University Rankings

    Center for World University Ranking (CWUR) is a University Ranking agency that accesses a university based on the quality of education, employment of alumni, quality of faculty, and research performance.

    As per the CWUR University of Florida is ranked as #62 among the world university rankings (2020-21). Given below is the score breakdown for University of Florida CWUR rankings:

    Institution Name University of Florida
    Location USA
    World Rank #62
    Quality of Education Rank #472
    Alumni Employment Rank #485
    Quality of Faculty Rank #113
    Research Output Rank #40
    Quality Publications Rank #44
    Influence Rank #90
    Citations Rank #43

    CWUR Score Universities on a scale of 100 out of which the University of Florida was given a score of 83.6 overall.

    Ranking by US News & World Report

    As per US News Rankings (2021), the University of Florida Ranks #107 in Best Global Universities in the World, #49 in Best Undergraduate Teaching, and #32 in the Best Undergraduate Engineering Program.

    Following are the indicators used by US News to calculate Global Rankings of Universities:

    Ranking Indicators Ranks Weight
    Global research reputation #77 12.5%
    Regional research reputation #42 12.5%
    Publications #44 10%
    Books #60 2.5%
    Conferences #196 2.5%
    Normalized citation impact #538 10%
    Total citations #64 7.5%
    Number of publications that are among the 10% most cited #68 12.5%
    Percentage of total publications that are among the 10% most cited #521 10%
    International collaboration - relative to the country #252 5%
    International collaboration #782 5%
    Number of highly cited papers that are among the top 1% most cited #81 5%
    Percentage of highly cited papers that are among the top 1% most cited #506 5%

    University of Florida National Ranking

    The University of Florida is among the top High Ranked Universities in The United States. The Times Higher Education Ranked University of Florida as #56 in US college Ranking 2021.

    US News and World Report ranked it as #30 in the United States whereas QS ranked it #35.

    Center for World University Rankings (CWUR) has placed the University of Florida at Rank #38 in the top universities of the USA.

    University of Florida Subject Wise Ranking

    As per US News

    According to the US News and World Report Subject Wise Ranking, A total of 35 subjects were ranked out of those 35 subjects 34 were placed in Top-200 with 13 subjects in top-100 and 5 in top-50.

    Of all the subjects making up to the top-50 Plant and Animal Science acquired a global rank of #5 Followed by Agricultural Science at #14.

    Here is the list of top-100 subjects in the World as per US News and World Report Ranking 2021.

    Subjects US News Rankings, 2021
    Plant and Animal Science #5
    Agricultural Science #14
    Environment/Ecology #28
    Biotechnology and Applied Microbiology #35
    Pharmacology and Toxicology #50
    Infectious Diseases #52
    Microbiology #62
    Gastroenterology and Hepatology #68
    Surgery #68
    Endocrinology and Metabolism #74
    Economics and Business #95
    Psychiatry/Psychology #99
    Clinical Medicine #100

    Some of the other courses that ranked in the top-150, according to US News Ranking of 2021 are Neuroscience and behavior, Social science and public health, Space Science, Chemistry, Engineering, Biology and Biochemistry, and Computer Science, etc.

    As per QS Rankings

    The list of top-50 subjects in the world as per QS World University Rankings are given below:

    • Sports-related subjects - #15
    • Hospitality & Leisure Management - #25
    • Agriculture & Forestry - #32
    • Archaeology - #36
    • Anatomy & Physiology - #37
    • Veterinary Science - #39

    Trivial Rankings

    • US News and World Report Ranked University of Florida no.6 among Public Universities in 2021.
    • The University of Florida Ranked No.1 among AAU institutions for the number of Master’s degrees awarded to Hispanic students and No.2 for Bachelor’s degrees awarded to Hispanic students.
    • As per US News and World Report Ranked #48 in Top Performers on Social Mobility and Ranked #116 in Best Value Schools.
    • Ranked between #111-120 in Graduate Employability Rankings 2021 by QS Rankings.
    • Niche ranked the University of Florida as No.1 out of 1,401 in Best College Athletics in America.
    • The University of Florida ranks No. 4 Nationwide for Veterans.
    • As per the Niche, the University of Florida has Ranked #4 out of 564 in Best Colleges for Kinesiology and Physical Therapy in America and Ranked #16 out of 1580 in Colleges with the Best Student Life in America.

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