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%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
78%
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 yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Gymnastics yes
Lacrosse yes
Soccer yes
Softball yes
Swimming and diving yes yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes

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

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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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