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USF is No. 31 among public universities in the U.S., according to the 2020 Times Higher Education (THE) World Universities Rankings. By increasing seven spots from last year, USF now ranks ahead of, or tied with, seven public members of the Association of American Universities (AAU), including the University of Iowa, University at Buffalo, University of Oregon and Stony Brook University. The AAU is a group of the top 62 universities (36 public) in the U.S. and Canada that USF continues to position itself for future membership.
The University of South Florida (USF) has a long history of engagement with Ghana, including a formal partnership with the University of Ghana (UG). In 2016, UG received funding from the Carnegie Corporation for the “Next Generation of Academics in Africa” initiative.
In the past three years, events have been held in the United Kingdom, Italy, China, Switzerland Colombia, United Arab Emirates, France, Trinidad and now Jamaica. The most recent event was held in Brussels, Belgium where alumni gathered to watch the USF vs. South Carolina State football game.
USF is the number one producer of Fulbright Scholars in the United States for 2018-2019. With 12 faculty members earning the highly competitive awards, USF finished ahead of other major research institutions including Florida State University, University of Arizona, and Michigan State University.
Peace Corps announced that the University of South Florida (USF) ranked No. 3 among graduate schools on the agency’s list of top volunteer-producing colleges and universities in 2019. There are 16 USF alumni currently volunteering in countries around the world.
USF is rapidly rising on the list of best public universities in America, now No. 44, according to new rankings by U.S. News and World Report. The No. 44 ranking is 14 spots higher than last year and represents USF’s highest position ever on the U.S. News list of best universities. Since 2015, USF has climbed 44 spots from No. 88 to No. 44, an unparalleled trajectory among public or private universities in the United States.
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