Magazine Assessed 1,500 Colleges and Universities
BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – Florida Tech is a top national university and among the elite schools in Florida, according to the 2023 Best Colleges rankings from U.S. News & World Report.
The magazine assessed an all-time high of 1,500 U.S. bachelor’s degree-granting institutions on 17 measures of academic quality, including retention and graduation rates, peer assessment surveys, class sizes, and faculty compensation.
From that long list, the magazine ended up ranking 443 national universities, and for the 13th consecutive year, Florida Tech was part of that list, coming in at No. 202.
In the Sunshine State, Florida Tech was No. 8 among all 79 Florida-based colleges and universities ranked by the magazine. It was No. 2 among the nine private universities in the state ranked by U.S. News.
Florida Tech was included among the top 212 national undergraduate engineering programs at schools with doctoral degrees, moving up 12 spots from 2022 to No. 150.
In the Best Value Schools category, Florida Tech was fourth among the 10 ranked Florida schools, ahead of the University of Miami, University of Central Florida and others, and 95th nationally out of 223 total schools.
Elsewhere in the voluminous U.S. News material, Florida Tech was included on multiple unranked lists that highlight several of the university’s key strengths, including campus ethnicity diversity; economic diversity; the highest 4-year graduation rates; and the highest proportion of classes with fewer than 20 students.
The full rankings and Florida Tech rankings are now available.
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