Florida Tech Named a 2020 Best Global University
Florida Tech has recently been recognized in the 2020 edition of the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Global Universities, which evaluated 1,500 of the world’s top universities based on their reputation and academic research. Only 249 U.S. institutions were included in the final rankings.
Robert Morse, Chief Data Strategist at U.S. News & World Report noted that the rankings continue to expand in order to incorporate the needs of prospective students. He pointed out that institutions are judged on the quality of their research and this gives the rankings a unique methodology.
The edition evaluated institutions from 81 countries and Florida Tech ranked 12th for ‘International Collaboration – Relative to Country’ as well as 29th for ‘Percentage of Highly Cited Papers Among the Top One Percent Most Cited’. The institution was also acknowledged with a joint third ranking, out of 750 universities, for specific subjects, including physics (particle & nuclear mathematical quantum and theoretical). Florida Tech was one of eight universities in the state to be included in the 2020 rankings.