U.S. News and World Report Florida State University Breaks Into 'Top 25' List Of Public College Rankings, Lands At No. 18 By Lynn Hatter • Sep 9, 2019 Florida State University / Florida State University Florida State University has accomplished a major milestone. It’s broken into U.S. News & World Report’s “Top 25” list of public colleges and universities, coming in at the number 18 spot. Chiles and Lincoln High Schools Make Lists Of Nation's Best By Lynn Hatter • May 13, 2015 Two Leon County high schools have earned national accolades. Lincoln High and Chiles High schools are being recognized for strong academic performance.