University of Florida

Gainesville, FL

University of Florida

Gainesville, FL

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Tuition & Fees

$6,381

$27,598

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
720
25th
650
75th
740
25th
640
75th
35
25th
28
75th
31
25th
26
75th
33
25th
29
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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

18

students

1

faculty

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Very Selective

31%

acceptance rate

Accepted 15,002
Declined 33,191
Total Received 48,193
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Public

37,975

undergraduate students

20,882

graduate students

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Location

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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 58,857
Established in 1853
Coeducational Coeducational

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2,000-acre, suburban campus in Gainesville (population: 132,249), 70 miles from Jacksonville. Served by air and bus; major airport serves Orlando (90 miles); train serves Waldo (10 miles). School operates transportation to downtown area. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

University of Florida
None
Gainesville, FL
32611

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
22%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
78%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

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

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
720
25th
650
75th
740
25th
640
75th
35
25th
28
75th
31
25th
26
75th
33
25th
29

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
Other application fee (waived if applicant has an SAT Reasoning or ACT fee waiver form)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Application deadline (priority deadline) November 1
Application deadline (final deadline) March 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Very Selective

31%

acceptance rate

Accepted 15,002
Declined 33,191
Total Received 48,193

Admissions Factors

Required

Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Neither required nor recommended

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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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

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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Financial Aid

85%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$10,500

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $4,477
Room $5,990
Board $4,600
Additional fees $1,904
Books & supplies $890
Total $17,861
Average Financial Aid - $10,500
Total with Avg. Aid $7,361

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $49,114,228
State $14,475,202
Institutional $23,368,250
Other external $34,998
Total $86,992,678

Non-need-based

Federal $1,815,456
State $137,550,884
Institutional $22,547,391
Other external $10,572,391
Total $172,486,122

Scholarships

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Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

aikido, badminton, canoe, crew, cycling, equestrian sports, fencing, ice hockey, judo, karate, lacrosse, racquetball, roller hockey, rugby, running, sailing, scuba diving, skateboarding, soccer, surfing, table tennis, tae kwon do, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo, waterskiing, wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

aikido, badminton, break dancing, canoeing, crew, cycling, equestrian sports, fencing, ice hockey, judo, karate, lacrosse, racquetball, roller hockey, rugby, running, sailing, scuba diving, skateboarding, soccer, surfing, table tennis, tae kwon do, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo, waterskiing, wrestling

Intramural/Recreational Sports

baseball, basketball, bowling, flag football, free-throw shooting, golf, kickball, indoor contest, racquetball, soccer, softball, volleyball (indoor/sand), walleyball

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Advertising.
Aerospace, Aeronautical, and Astronautical/Space Engineering, General.
African-American/Black Studies.
Agricultural Economics.
Agricultural Engineering.
Agricultural Teacher Education.
Agricultural and Food Products Processing.
Agronomy and Crop Science.
Animal Sciences, General.
Anthropology, General.
Architecture.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Art Teacher Education.
Asian Studies/Civilization.
Astronomy.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist.
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering.
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other.
Biological/Biosystems Engineering.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biostatistics.
Botany/Plant Biology.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology.
Chemical Engineering.
Chemistry, General.
City/Urban, Community, and Regional Planning.
Civil Engineering, General.
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services.
Community Health and Preventive Medicine.
Comparative Law.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician.
Counseling Psychology.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Creative Writing.
Criminology.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Dance, General.
Dental Clinical Sciences, General.
Design and Visual Communications, General.
Dietetics/Dietitian.
Digital Arts.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other.
Ecology.
Economics, General.
Education, General.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational Psychology.
Educational Statistics and Research Methods.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Law.
Engineering/Engineering-Related Technologies/Technicians, Other.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Entomology.
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies.
Environmental Health.
Environmental Science.
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering.
Epidemiology.
Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology.
Family and Community Services.
Finance, General.
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Fire Science/Fire-fighting.
Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management.
Food Science.
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General.
Forestry, General.
French Language and Literature.
Genetics, General.
Geography.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
German Language and Literature.
Graphic Design.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration.
Historic Preservation and Conservation, General.
History, General.
Horticultural Science.
Informatics.
Interior Design.
International Relations and Affairs.
International/Globalization Studies.
Jewish/Judaic Studies.
Journalism.
Landscape Architecture.
Latin American Studies.
Latin Language and Literature.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Linguistics.
Management Science.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling.
Mass Communication/Media Studies.
Materials Engineering.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical Engineering.
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology.
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Museology/Museum Studies.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Nuclear Engineering.
Nursing Science.
Nutrition Sciences.
Occupational Therapy/Therapist.
Ocean Engineering.
Ornamental Horticulture.
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Facilities Management, General.
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration, Other.
Philosophy.
Physician Associate/Assistant.
Physics, General.
Plant Molecular Biology.
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology.
Plant Sciences, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Portuguese Language and Literature.
Psychology, General.
Public Health, General.
Public Relations/Image Management.
Radio and Television.
Reading Teacher Education.
Real Estate.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Rehabilitation Science.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other.
Russian Language and Literature.
School Psychology.
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
Social Studies Teacher Education.
Sociology, General.
Soil Science and Agronomy, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Statistics, General.
Surveying Technology/Surveying.
Sustainability Studies.
Systems Engineering.
Tax Law/Taxation.
Veterinary Sciences/Veterinary Clinical Sciences, General.
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management.
Women's Studies.
Zoology/Animal Biology.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Biology
  3. Mechanical Engineering

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

58,857

total students

82%

in-state

18%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

65%

37,975
students

Female
56%
21,229

Male
44%
16,746

35%

20,882
students

Female
55%
11,580

Male
45%
9,302

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

88%

33,329
students

Female
57%
18,977

Male
43%
14,352

12%

4,646
students

Female
48%
2,252

Male
52%
2,394

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
22%
Hispanic/Latino
51%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

0%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Not reported

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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