University of West Florida

Pensacola, FL

University of West Florida

Pensacola, FL

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Tuition & Fees

$18,628

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
38%
500-599
51%
400-499
7%
700-800
3%
600-699
26%
500-599
61%
400-499
10%
30-36
9%
24-29
49%
18-23
40%
12-17
2%
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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

57%

female

1

teacher

20

students

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Very Selective

30%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,230
Declined 4,964
Total Received 7,194
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Public

9,531

undergraduate students

3,051

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

University of West Florida, founded in 1963, is a public institution. Its 1,600-acre campus is located in Pensacola.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 12,582
Established in 1963
Coeducational Coeducational

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1,600-acre campus in Pensacola (population: 52,590); branch campus at Fort Walton Beach. Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Pensacola International

University of West Florida
11000 University Parkway
Pensacola
32514-5750

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
15%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
no
No freshman housing consideration
yes
Coed housing

Top Organizations

  • National Society of Leadership and Service
  • Baptist Collegiate Ministries
  • Alpha Chi Omega
  • Alpha Delta Pi
  • Student Alumni Association

Top Events

  • Argo Arrival
  • Homecoming
  • CAB After Dark
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Campus Facts

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

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
15%
Top 1/4
42%
Top 1/2
80%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
38%
500-599
51%
400-499
7%
700-800
3%
600-699
26%
500-599
61%
400-499
10%
30-36
9%
24-29
49%
18-23
40%
12-17
2%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $30
Application deadline June 1
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.78

Very Selective

30%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,230
Declined 4,964
Total Received 7,194

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
state residency
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
religious affiliation/commitment

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International Facts

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 $16,587
Room & board $10,248
Additional fees $2,041
Books & supplies $1,600
Other fees $2,300
Total $32,776

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

Scholarships

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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Bowling, Fencing, Football, Sailing

Intramural Sports Women

Bowling, Cheerleading, Fencing, Football, Sailing

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 2

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Anthropology
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art/Art Studies, General
Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemistry, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling
Computer Engineering, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Economics, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering Technology, General
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Science
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
French Language and Literature
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
History, General
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Information Technology
International Relations and Affairs
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Management Information Systems, General
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Social Sciences, General
Social Sciences, Other
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education
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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
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Doctorial degree - other

12,582

total students

89%

in-state

11%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

76%

9,531
students

Female
57%
5,390

Male
43%
4,141

24%

3,051
students

Female
71%
2,160

Male
29%
891

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

69%

6,601
students

Female
55%
3,623

Male
45%
2,978

31%

2,930
students

Female
61%
1,767

Male
39%
1,163

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 82%
Student 4 year graduation rate 25%
Student 5 year graduation rate 16%
Student 6 year graduation rate 5%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
11%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
65%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

1,146

Transfer students enrolled

9%

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 yes
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
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 no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: June 1

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

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

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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