Florida International University jumped 17 spots — now ranking number 78 — among top public universities in the nation on the U.S. News and World Report rankings.
The school also ranked No. 2 for international business, as well as highly as a school for veterans, and No. 5 for upward mobility.
The University of Florida also broke into the prestigious top five rankings for public universities, tying with UNC-Chapel Hill and UC Santa Barbara.
"I'm just proud of our state. I think we're doing a lot of stuff across the board," Gov. Ron DeSantis said in Gainesville Monday. "But to have a top five university really makes a difference."
Florida State University came in at No. 19 in the nation. The University of South Florida was ranked at 46, the University of Central Florida at 67, Florida A&M University at 104, and Florida Atlantic University at 140.
Florida A&M also ranked No. 7 on the list for best historically Black colleges and universities.