University of Florida

WORLD RANK

2012-13
122

Gainesville, United States

Region: North America

  • Overall score
    54.5
  • Teaching
    52.0
  • International outlook
    31.2
  • Industry income
    No Data Supplied
  • Research
    62.9
  • Citations
    56.0

The institution is now the oldest university in Florida and was founded as East Florida Seminary by Governor Thomas Brown in 1853. It is home to 16 colleges and more than 150 research centres and institutes. Some 50,000 students enrol annually. Tracy Caulkins, an Olympic Gold medallist, is a Florida alumnus.