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

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

-

students

1

faculty

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Very Selective

38%

acceptance rate

Accepted 15,077
Declined 23,828
Total Received 38,905
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Public

35,491

undergraduate students

16,727

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 52,218
Established in 1853
Coeducational Coeducational

Scholarships

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: Suburbs
  • Metropolitan area: Jacksonville
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Gainesville Regional

University of Florida
None
Gainesville, FL
32611

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
22%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
no
No freshman housing consideration
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government
  • Hispanic Student Association
  • Black Student Union
  • Inter-Residence Hall Association
  • Asian American Student Union

Top Events

  • Gator Growl/Homecoming
  • New Student Convocation
  • Welcome Assemblies

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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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • crime and rape prevention programs

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

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

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $30
Application deadline March 1
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 4.4

Very Selective

38%

acceptance rate

Accepted 15,077
Declined 23,828
Total Received 38,905

Admissions Factors

Very Important

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
application essay
academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
talent/ability
volunteer work

Important

first generation
geographical residence
standardized test scores
work experience

Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
class rank
state residency

Not Considered

interview
racial/ethnic status
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 140
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $4,477
Room & board $10,590
Additional fees $1,904
Books & supplies $890
Other fees $2,450
Total $20,311

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

Scholarships

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Financial Facts

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Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
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 Sports Men

Archery, Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Crew, Cross-country running, Equestrian sports, Fencing, Field hockey, Football, Golf, Ice hockey, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Rock climbing, Rugby, Sailing, Sand volleyball, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Track and field, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Water polo, Weight lifting, Wrestling

Intramural Sports Women

Archery, Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Cheerleading, Crew, Cross-country running, Equestrian sports, Fencing, Field hockey, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Rock climbing, Rugby, Sailing, Sand volleyball, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Track and field, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Water polo, Weight lifting, Wrestling

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Divison I

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Advertising
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
African-American/Black Studies
Agricultural Economics
Agricultural Teacher Education
Animal Sciences, General
Anthropology
Architecture
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art Teacher Education
Astronomy
Athletic Training/Trainer
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Biological/Biosystems Engineering
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Botany/Plant Biology
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry, General
Civil Engineering, General
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Community Health and Preventive Medicine
Computer Engineering, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
Criminology
Dance, General
Dietetics/Dietitian
Digital Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
Economics, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Entomology
Environmental Science
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Exercise Physiology
Family and Community Services
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Fire Science/Fire-fighting
Food Science
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
Forestry, General
French Language and Literature
Geography
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Language and Literature
Graphic Design
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
History, General
Horticultural Science
Interior Design
International/Global Studies
Jewish/Judaic Studies
Journalism
Landscape Architecture
Linguistics
Management Science
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Materials Engineering
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Nuclear Engineering
Nutrition Sciences
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
Philosophy
Physics, General
Plant Sciences, General
Political Science and Government, General
Portuguese Language and Literature
Psychology, General
Public Health, General
Public Relations/Image Management
Radio and Television
Real Estate
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Russian Language and Literature
Sociology
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
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
Women's Studies
Zoology/Animal Biology
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctorial degree - other
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

52,218

total students

92.92%

in-state

7.08%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

68%

35,491
students

Female
56%
19,987

Male
44%
15,504

32%

16,727
students

Female
55%
9,138

Male
45%
7,589

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

90%

32,209
students

Female
58%
18,425

Male
42%
13,784

10%

3,282
students

Female
48%
1,562

Male
52%
1,720

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2,171

Transfer students enrolled

4%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Very difficult

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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