Tampa – In its first annual rankings, QS Quacquarelli Symonds, a global higher education research company and publisher of the “QS World University Rankings,” has named The University of Tampa as a top university for excellence, equity and employability.
In the rankings, UT was ranked the 11th top university in Florida, and in the 251-300 band nationally. In total, QS has named 300 institutions as the best four-year universities in the U.S.
The QS World University Rankings: USA is designed to assess how well universities are responding to social, intellectual and economic challenges. In seeking to provide both domestic and international students with a highly relevant set of criteria for comparison, QS evaluates universities according to four key metric groups: 1) Research, 2) Learning Experience, 3) Diversity and Internationalization, and 4) Employability.
QS Quacquarelli Symonds is the world’s leading provider of services, analytics and insight to the global higher education sector, whose mission is to enable motivated people anywhere in the world to fulfill their potential through educational achievement, international mobility and career development.
The University of Tampa is a private, comprehensive university located on 110 acres on the riverfront in downtown Tampa. Known for academic excellence, personal attention and real-world experience in its undergraduate and graduate programs, the University serves approximately 10,000 students from 50 states and about 130 countries.