Gov. DeSantis Announces Florida Receives #1 Ranking in Higher Education for Third Consecutive Year

Jordan Kirkland - May 14th, 2019

On Tuesday, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced that has named Florida the top state in the country for higher education. This is the third year in a row Florida’s higher education system has earned the top ranking, reflecting the emphasis that elected leaders have placed on student success and affordability.

“It is no surprise that U.S. News & World Report has again named Florida the top state in the nation for higher education,” said Governor DeSantis. “Our state colleges and universities have prioritized affordability and pathways for career and life and, as a result, they are transforming our state. I look forward to celebrating continued success as we build on this positive momentum.”


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