2013 U.S. News Rankings Put Seven Fla. Universities In Top 100

MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Although its ranking fell this year, the University of Miami again placed top among Florida colleges in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges 2013.

The South Florida Business Journal reports UM ranked No. 44 in the rankings released on Wednesday. That’s down from No. 38 last year.

As for public universities, the University of Florida ranked highest in the state with a ranking at No. 54, up from No. 58 last year. Florida State University came in at No. 97, up from No. 101.

Other South Florida universities that were ranked:

  • Palm Beach Atlantic University ranked No. 50 among regional colleges in the South.
  • St. Thomas University ranked No. 56 among regional colleges in the South.
  • Keiser University ranked No. 71 among regional colleges in the South.
  • Everglades University ranked No. 75 among regional colleges in the South.

Florida Atlantic University, Florida International University, Nova Southeastern University and Lynn University did not earn rankings in the national university category.

The South Florida Business Journal contributed material for this report.

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