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Two Florida Universities Ranked Among Top 50 By U.S. News

The University of Miami and the University of Florida ranked in the top 50 on U.S. News and World Report’s annual list released Tuesday. Florida State University ranked 91st while the the University of Central Florida and the University of South Florida tied for 170.

In the U.S. News analysis, UF was graded as slightly overperforming (+3) in graduation rates. UM, on the other hand, was graded as slightly underperforming (-5).

Leaders at UF said they expect the school’s ranking will continue to rise in future years. In a written statement, UF Provost Joseph Glover said the university had shown resiliency during the recession.

“University faculty, staff, students, and supporters helped pull UF through five difficult years of a down national economy and state budget cuts,” Glover said. “UF’s national ranking is in large part due to their efforts and reflects our continued quest to increase our standing among the nation’s top public universities.”

Read more at: www.miamiherald.com

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