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University of Florida
|Setting:||Large Town Setting|
|Size:||Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)|
|Mascot:||Albert the Alligator|
|On-Campus Housing Available:||Yes|
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.
90% of students gave University of Florida 5 stars overall.
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.
I love it. It's my dream school.
University of Florida
355 Tigert Hall
Gainesville, FL 32611
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Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.
Seasonal average temperatures for Gainesville, FL
|Full-Time Undergrad Students||35,908|
|Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)||56,683|
- Latino: 18%
- African American: 9%
- Caucasian: 60%
- Asian: 8%
- Unknown and Other: 5%
|Unknown and Other||5%|