USF advances to Top 50 in U.S. News rankings
The University of South Florida is ranked No. 44 on U.S. News and World Report’s new list of best public universities. It’s the highest position USF has ever held on the list. USF has been raising rapidly, climbing 44 spots from No. 88 in 2015. U.S. News also measured schools for the first time this year on “social mobility,” or success in enrolling, retaining and graduating students who receive Pell grants and are from low-income families. USF ranked No. 9 in this category.