About University of Florida:

The University of Florida (commonly referred to as Florida or UF) is an American public land-grant, sea-grant, and space-grant research university on a 2,000-acre (8.1 km2) campus in Gainesville, Florida. It is a senior member of the State University System of Florida that traces its origins to 1853, and has operated continuously on its Gainesville campus since September 1906. The University of Florida is one of sixty-two elected member institutions of the Association of American Universities (AAU), the association of preeminent North American research universities, and the only AAU member university in Florida. The University is classified as a Research University with Very High Research by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The university is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). It is the third largest Florida university by student population, and is the eighth largest single-campus university in the United States with 54,854 students enrolled for the fall 2016 semester. The University of Florida is home to sixteen academic colleges and more than 150 research centers and institutes. It offers multiple graduate professional programs—including business administration, engineering, law, dentistry, medicine, and veterinary medicine—on one contiguous campus, and administers 123 master's degree programs and seventy-six doctoral degree programs in eighty-seven schools and departments. The university's seal is also the seal of the state of Florida which is on the state flag. The University of Florida's intercollegiate sports teams, commonly known by their "Florida Gators" nickname, compete in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I and the Southeastern Conference (SEC). In their 111-year history, the university's varsity sports teams have won 40 national team championships, 35 of which are NCAA titles, and Florida athletes have won 275 individual national championships. In addition, University of Florida students and alumni have won 126 Olympic medals including 60 gold medals.



World University Rankings

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
World University Rankings 44 42 47 39 35 37 35 41 47 53 58 58 58

ByField

Field 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Agriculture 6 6 6 5 5 4 5 6 5 6 3 4
Engineering 47 48 55 46 49 57 62 77 96 112 126 128
Life Sciences 76 74 60 79 61 61 66 74 73 67 70 73
Medicine 60 72 67 64 66 64 72 77 76 87 88 89
Natural Sciences 57 52 54 47 56 57 62 68 77 72 83 85
Social Sciences 45 39 59 57 52 52 57 60 61 64 64 72

BySubject

Subject 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Agricultural Sciences - 6 5 5 8 8 8 9 11 11
Biology & Biochemistry - - - - - - - - - 44
Chemical Engineering 184 157 147 141 136 152 139 160 190 186
Chemistry 53 52 59 63 70 85 94 109 132 114
Civil Engineering 43 44 36 24 27 33 31 37 48 56
Clinical Medicine - - - - - - - - - 89
Computer Science 57 70 71 54 82 75 85 83 89 93
Economics & Business - - - - - - - - - 76
Electrical Engineering 46 45 40 48 57 61 72 78 82 80
Environment / Ecology - 16 6 9 15 13 8 14 14 14
Geosciences 101 105 88 81 85 98 89 99 97 92
Immunology - - - - - - - - - 93
Materials Science 55 53 61 76 83 87 109 135 162 154
Mathematics 59 90 79 65 100 110 133 133 130 159
Mechanical Engineering 51 59 61 81 97 86 90 114 152 161
Microbiology - - - - - - - - - 40
Molecular Biology & Genetics - - - - - - - - - 89
Neuroscience & Behavior - - - - - - - - - 72
Pharmacology & Toxicolog - - 54 43 34 43 40 49 52 46
Physics 65 67 68 63 71 76 81 80 89 99
Plant & Animal Science - 4 5 5 5 6 5 5 3 2
Psychiatry / Psychology - - - - - - - - - 85
Social Sciences, General - - - - - - - - - 68
Space Science - - - - - - - - - 90