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Report: 2 Florida Universities Make List of 100 Best Colleges & Universities

MIAMI (CBSMiami) -- Two universities in the state of Florida made the cut when it came to ranking the 100 best colleges and universities in the U.S.

They are the University of Florida, which came in No. 29 and Florida State University, which came in No. 63 in the Wallethub report.

Wallethub compared more than 1,000 higher-education institutions in the U.S. across 30 key measures including student selectivity, cost and financing, faculty resources, campus safety, campus experience, educational outcomes and career outcomes.

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The study ranked a total of 500 schools.

In addition to UF and FSU, which made it into the top 100, eight other Florida universities made the list.

No. 109: Florida Polytechnic
No. 128: University of South Florida
No. 148: University of Central Florida  (UCF had one of the highest student-to-faculty ratios)
No. 171: Florida Southern College
No. 214: Florida A&M University
No. 231: University of West Florida
No. 257: Florida International University
No. 354: University of North Florida

So who made the top ten? Plenty of Ivy league schools.

Harvard, Yale, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Princeton, California Institute of Technology, Stanford, Rice, Northwestern, Duke and University of Pennsylvania.




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