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Tuition & Fees

$6,313

$28,590

not including room and board

in-state out-of-state More Financial Details

Selective

46%

acceptance rate

Accepted 12,618
Declined + 14,489
Total Received 27,107
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undergraduateRatios

45%

55%

male

female

1  :  21

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Biology
  3. Mechanical Engineering
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School Facts

The University of Florida, founded in 1853, is a public, comprehensive university. The 2,000-acre suburban campus is located in Gainesville, 70 miles from Jacksonville.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 49,878
Established in 1853
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AAMFT (American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  ACCE (American Council for Construction Education)
•  ACEJMC (Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication)
•  ACPE (American Council on Pharmaceutical Education)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  ALA (American Library Association)
•  AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  ASLA (American Society of Landscape Architects)
•  AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CIDA (Council for Interior Design Accreditation)
•  CORE (Council on Rehabilitation Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  JRCERT (Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology)
•  NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASD (National Association of Schools of Dance)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NASPAA (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration)
•  NAST (National Association of Schools of Theatre)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)
•  NRPA (National Recreation and Park Association)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  SAF (Society of American Foresters)

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Codes

SAT 5812
ACT 0758

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Public

33,168

undergraduate students

16,710

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
19%
600-699
49%
500-599
30%
400-499
4%
300-399
-1%
200-299
-1%
700-800
23%
600-699
53%
500-599
22%
400-499
3%
300-399
-1%
200-299
0
700-800
19%
600-699
50%
500-599
28%
400-499
5%
300-399
-1%
200-299
-1%
30-36
42%
24-29
43%
18-23
14%
12-17
2%
6-11
-1%
Below 6
0
30-36
31%
24-29
58%
18-23
9%
12-17
2%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
38%
24-29
53%
18-23
8%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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Gainesville, FL

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Fun Facts

  • A team of researchers at the University of Florida developed the original Gatorade in response to a request in 1965 by an assistant football coach to discover why players were having difficulty in the heat.
  • Gatorade is named after the University of Florida Gators athletic teams.
  • Do you know how to Gator Chomp? It's an important part of being a University of Florida fan at a game! You just extend your arms out in front of you, palms facing each other, and get those gator jaws going!

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Gainesville, FL

2,000-acre suburban campus in Gainesville (population: 126,047), 70 miles from Jacksonville. Served by airport and bus; major airport serves Orlando (90 miles); train serves Waldo (10 miles). School operates transportation to downtown area. Public transportation serves campus.

University of Florida
P.O. Box 113115
Gainesville, FL 32611

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
23%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
85%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
77%
Top 1/4
97%
Top 1/2
100%
Bottom 1/2
0%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
19%
600-699
49%
500-599
30%
400-499
4%
300-399
-1%
200-299
-1%
700-800
23%
600-699
53%
500-599
22%
400-499
3%
300-399
-1%
200-299
0
700-800
19%
600-699
50%
500-599
28%
400-499
5%
300-399
-1%
200-299
-1%
30-36
42%
24-29
43%
18-23
14%
12-17
2%
6-11
-1%
Below 6
0
30-36
31%
24-29
58%
18-23
9%
12-17
2%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
38%
24-29
53%
18-23
8%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline November 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Selective

46%

acceptance rate

Accepted 12,618
Declined + 14,489
Total Received 27,107

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Secondary school record
Volunteer Work

Important

Geographical residence
Standardized test scores
Work Experience

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
State residency

Not Considered

Interview
Minority affiliation
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Zina Evans
Vice President for Enrollment Management
P: 352 392-1365
F: 352 392-2115
webrequests@admissions.ufl.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,313
Room $5,340
Board $4,290
Books & supplies $1,290
Total $17,233
Average Financial Aid - $12,673
Total with Avg. Aid $4,560

Financial Aid

70%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$12,673

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $46,272,819
State $7,000,644
Institutional $27,036,779
Other external $76,000
Total $80,386,242

Non-need-based

Federal $1,765,163
State $63,435,764
Institutional $19,160,101
Other external $11,573,854
Total $95,934,882

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
diving
football
golf
gymnastics
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Southeastern Conference (Division I, Football I-A)
Mascot
Albert the Alligator
School colors
orange and blue
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Advertising
Aerospace Engineering
African-American Studies
Agribusiness
Agricultural Education/Communication
Agricultural Operations Management
Agriculture
Animal Sciences
Anthropology
Applied Physiology/Kinesiology
Architecture
Architecture Studies
Art
Art Education
Art History
Astronomy
Athletic Training
Audiology
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Biological Engineering
Biological Illustration
Biology
Biomedical Engineering
Botany
Building Construction
Business Administration
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Classical Studies
Communication Sciences/Disorders
Comparative Law
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Construction Management
Criminology/Law
Dance
Dental Medicine
Dietetics
Digital Arts/Sciences
East Asian Language/Literature
Economics
Education
Education/Early Childhood
Electrical Engineering
Elementary/Special Education
Engineering
English
Entomology/Nematology
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Management
Environmental Science
Exercise/Sport Science
Family/Youth/Community Sciences
Film/Media Studies
Finance
Fine Arts
Fire/Emergency Services
Fisheries
Food Science
Food/Resource Economics
Forest Resources
Forest Resources/Conservation
French/Francophone Studies
Geography
Geology
Geomatics
German
Graphic Design
Health Administration
Health Education/Behavior
Health Science
Health Science Education/Evaluation
Health Sciences
History
Horticultural Science
Industrial/Systems Engineering
Information Systems
Interdisciplinary Studies
Interior Design
International Studies
International Taxation
Jewish Studies
Journalism
Juridical Science
Landscape Architecture
Latin
Linguistics
Management
Marine Science
Marketing
Mass Communication
Materials Science/Engineering
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Medicine
Medieval/Early Modern Studies
Microbiology/Cell Science
Modern European Studies
Music
Music Education
Natural Resource Conservation
Nuclear Engineering
Nursing
Nutritional Sciences
Occupational Therapy
Pharmacy
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Physics
Plant Medicine
Plant Sciences
Political Science
Portuguese
Pre-Pharmacy
Psychology
Public Health
Public Relations
Recreation Studies
Religion
Russian
Sociology
Soil/Water Sciences
Spanish
Sport Management
Statistics
Sustainability Studies
Taxation Law
Teaching
Telecommunications
Theatre
Urban/Regional Planning
Veterinary Medicine
Visual Arts Studies
Wildlife Ecology/Conservation
Women's Studies
Zoology
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Undergraduate

66%

33,168
students

Female
55%
18,189

Male
45%
14,979

Graduate

34%

16,710
students

Female
52%
8,661

Male
48%
8,049

undergraduateFull-time

91%

30,314
students

Female
56%
16,887

Male
44%
13,427

undergraduatePart-time

9%

2,854
students

Female
46%
1,302

Male
54%
1,552

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
19%
Hispanic/Latino
57%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

38%

Transfer applicants accepted

75%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview
Standardized test scores Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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