UF Description

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.

Quick Facts about University of Florida

Region

Southeast

Setting

Large Town Setting

Type

Public

Affiliation

Not applicable

Size

Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)

Mascot

Gators

Nickname

UF

Website

www.ufl.edu

On-Campus Housing Available

Yes

Selectivity

Highly Selective

In-State Tuition

$5,700

Out-of-State Tuition

$27,936

Retention Rate

90%

Enrollment

47,835

Year Established

1853

UF Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating: 5

5 star
  9 reviews
4 star
  1 review
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90% of students gave University of Florida 5 stars overall.

Student at This School - Grad Year 2015

Overall Rating:
5

Detailed Ratings

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:
5

Detailed Ratings

I love it. It's my dream school.

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UF Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students
34,654
Freshman Class
6,381
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)
47,835

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
72%
Graduate
28%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
98%
Part-Time
2%

Gender of Students

Women
59%
Men
41%

Ethnic Diversity

Latino
14%
African American
9%
Caucasian
64%
American Indian or Alaska native
1%
Asian
9%
Unknown and Other
4%

International Students

International
8%
Domestic
92%

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