Entity | University of Florida

University of Florida
The University of Florida (Florida or UF) is a public land-grant research university in Gainesville, Florida. It is a senior member of the State University System of Florida, traces its origins to 1853, and has operated continuously on its Gainesville campus since September 1906. After the Florida state legislature's creation of performance standards in 2013, the Florida Board of Governors designated the University of Florida as a "preeminent university". For 2022, U.S. News & World Report ranked Florida as the fifth (tied) best public university and 28th (tied) best university in the United States. The University of Florida is the only member of the Association of American Universities in Florida and is classified among "R1: Doctoral Universities – Very high research activity".
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Inception: 1853

Alternate Names: University of Florida, Florida. University, Universidad de Florida, University of Florida Ehemalige Vorzugsbenennung SWD, UF Abkuerzung, University of the State of Florida, Florida University, UF
Associated Place(s): Gainesville, United States of America, University of Florida, Florida--Gainesville, Florida