About University of Florida
On Campus Housing
The University of Florida is a public institution located in Gainesville, Florida. UF was established 160 years ago and has continued pushing its boundaries to reach excellence. The university opened as a school in Gainesville, known as the Gainesville academy and was relocated in exchange for the East Florida Seminary.
The Florida Museum of National History became a part of the university in 1906 and in 2000, the McGuire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity was opened in the University. In 1928, the grant-in-aid athletic scholarship program was established by John J. Tigert.
The university became a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU) in 1985. The Philips Center for Performing Arts was founded in 1985. The Dance Marathon Program is another great program at the university where students stay on feet for more than 26.2 hours.
The total population of the university is 52,367 out of which 43,825 are full-timers and 8,542 are part-timers.
The student-faculty ratio of the university is 20:1.
University's graduation rate of the university is 87%.
Online Education at the University of Florida
The credits of these courses can be transferred conveniently.
The university offers programs in Bachelors, Masters and Doctorate levels along with a few Certificate level programs. The flexibility in the programs offered is very high and enables students to take up their courses from the comfort of their own place.
University's majors include Accounting, Agriculture, Animal Science, Anthropology, Safety, Science, Sociology, Human Services, Media Studies and many more.
- The college also has its own students log in the site that will enable students to sign up to their account with the credentials provided by the university upon enrolling for a course.
Florida is the perfect state with Atlantic on one side and the Gulf of Mexico on the other part.
Few reviews that the university has received are as follows.
Rigorous academic programs and high competition level enable students to perform at their personal maxima.
The campus is clean and beautiful.
The professors are dedicated and the staff is really helpful.
The university offers a diverse environment and a vibrant community.
The university offers a number of programs to get students involved.
As per the US News, a few reviews that the university has received are as follows.
The University has bagged 2nd rank in 'Best Online Graduate Education Program'.
The University of Florida is ranked 6th in 'Best Online MBA Programs'.
The university has received 12th rank in 'Best Online Bachelor's Program'.
It ranked 21st in 'Best Online Graduate Engineering Programs'.
Annual Cost to Attend
Average Annual Cost
Residents of Florida pay an annual total price of $21,211 to attend the University of Florida on a full-time basis. This fee is $4,477 for tuition, $10,120 room and board, $1,030 for books and supplies and $1,904 for other fees.
Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $42,428 which is 100% higher than Florida residents. The tuition charge is $25,694 while room and board are $10,120, books and supplies are $1,030 and other fees come in at $1,904. The average reported annual net price for the University of Florida for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $15,283. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and the average cost for room and board and other expenses.
They have modelled a ten-year student loan with an original principal value of $46,316. The loan balance of $46,316 is a four year multiple of the $11,579 average net price.
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$60,120 per year
Campus Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants
Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants
Scholarships, grants,work-study programs, and loans are the provisions of financial aid. Students looking for financial aid facilities can fill the FAFSA Form. University of Florida federal school code is 001535.
Federal Aid includes Pell Grant, TEACH Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, Direct Subsidized Loans, Direct PLUS Loans and many more.
State Aid includes Florida Student Assistance Grants, Benacquisto Scholarship, Florida College Transfer Scholarships (FCTS), Florida Prepaid College Plan, Minority Teachers Education Scholarship (MTES) and many more.
Institutional Aid includes Grad-A-Gator Grant, UF Micro-Grant, UF Graduate Grant, Douglas Turner Grant, SFA Awarded Scholarships, Machen Florida Opportunity Scholarships, Non-Endowed Scholarships and many more.
Military Aid includes Post 9/11 GI Bill and the Tuition Assistance program.