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FSU celebrates historic rise to No. 18 in national rankings

Gov. Ron DeSantis and other state officials joined President John Thrasher, longtime faculty, key administrators and staff members, and high-achieving students at Florida State University’s historic Dodd Hall to celebrate FSU’s ascent to No. 18 among national public universities in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings.

Florida State University joins nation’s Top 20

Florida State University soared eight spots to No. 18 among national public universities in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings, meeting and well exceeding its goal of joining the Top 25. It’s the greatest single-year improvement in university history. The rankings appear in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges 2020” guidebook.