University of Florida (UF)

Gainesville, FL

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University of Florida

University of Florida

University of Florida Student Essentials

University of Florida Student Essentials
Region: Southeast
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Albert the Alligator
Nickname: UF
Website: www.ufl.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Highly Selective
In-State Tuition: $6,143
Out-of-State Tuition: $28,420
Retention Rate: 96%
Enrollment: 56,683
Year Established: 1853

About UF

Ranked consistently among the nation’s top public universities, the University of Florida (UF) offers undergraduate and graduate academics across a wide range of disciplines. The university is organized into 15 different colleges, which combine to provide more than 100 majors and about 200 graduate degree programs.

Research is a key component in UF’s academics. The university has about 150 research centers and institutes, and receives nearly $620 million per year in research awards. These extensive research opportunities make UF a great destination for graduate study.

The university also has a strong alumni base. There are more than 330,000 Gators around the world, including all 50 American states and about 135 countries.

NCAA athletics are central in UF student life. The Gators are particularly successful in football, where they’ve won three national championships and produced as many Heisman winners. The Florida men’s basketball team has also emerged as a powerhouse in recent years, winning back-to-back championships in 2006 and 2007.

All of UF’s application materials are available on its website. To apply, simply create an account and follow the step-by-step process. Admissions requirements vary depending on the type of applicant and the program you’re applying to.

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UF Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 5 of 5 Stars 10 Reviews

90% of students gave University of Florida 5 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2015

Overall Rating

University of Florida is an amazing school, they provide endless amounts of opportunities not only in education, but building ones character. I love the diversity the campus brings, where I am constantly learning not only in my classroom but the cultures of people around me. UF provides high standards and I can see it in the people around me.


Student at This School - Grad Year 2016

Overall Rating

I love it. It's my dream school.


UF Map & Location

University of Florida
355 Tigert Hall
Gainesville, FL 32611


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Getting Around UF

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

9/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Gainesville, FL

Winter
Dec
68
44
Jan
66
42
Feb
70
45
Spring
Mar
75
50
Apr
80
55
May
87
62
Summer
Jun
90
69
Jul
91
72
Aug
90
72
Fall
Sep
87
69
Oct
81
61
Nov
74
51

UF Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 35,908
Freshman Class 6,381
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 56,683

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 18%
  • African American: 9%
  • Caucasian: 60%
  • Asian: 8%
  • Unknown and Other: 5%
Latino 18%
African American 9%
Caucasian 60%
Asian 8%
Unknown and Other 5%

Undergraduate 63%
Graduate 37%
Full-Time 98%
Part-Time 2%
Women 59%
Men 41%
International 1%
Domestic 99%

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