University of Florida
- QS World University Ranking (2017–18) 178
- THE World University Ranking (2017–18) 120
- The University of Florida began as a small seminary in 1853 and opened as a university in 1906.
- Women were accepted into the university in 1947.
- It is now one of the largest universities in the US.
Notable Alumni and Famous Faces
- John Atanasoff (inventor of the digital computer).
- Michael Connelly (best-selling mystery novelist).
- Bob Graham (former US senator and Florida governor).
- Ryan Lochte (Olympic medallist).
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, United States