Features Features (News) — 10 September 2013
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‘U.S. News & World Report’ Again Declares Florida Tech ‘Tier 1’

Florida Tech Lauded as Second Most Internationally Diverse National University
Florida Tech has been recognized as a top tier National University by U.S. News & World Report for the fourth straight year. In the just-released 2014 edition, the university was named a Tier 1 Best National University. U.S. News assesses more than 1,500 of the country’s four-year colleges and universities in its annual study. Florida Tech was again listed as the second-highest ranked private National University in Florida, behind only the University of Miami. Lesser rankings in the report include Tier 2 and unranked schools.

Florida Tech is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a Doctoral Research Intensive university, which distinguishes it from institutions that only offer degrees at the bachelor’s or master’s level.

Also significant in the rankings, Florida Tech was recognized as the #2 National University in the country for fostering international student experiences, behind only New School in New York. U.S. News states: “In a global culture, befriending and learning to collaborate with students from other countries can be rewarding personally and professionally.”

The exclusive U.S. News rankings are available at www.usnews.com/colleges. U.S. News college rankings, which group schools based on categories created by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, has grown to be the most comprehensive research tool for students and parents considering higher education opportunities.

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