39%

Acceptance Rate

$10,233

Avg.Financial Aid

001535

FAFSA Code

About University of Florida

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

52,218

Website

N/A

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

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%.

University of Florida is a public university located in Gainesville, FL. The university covers an area of 2,000 acres. The foundation of University of Florida was laid down in the year 1853. Keeping the pursuit of research, innovation, and excellence at the center, University of Florida has been imparting quality education to its students. The motto of the varsity is Civium in moribus rei publicae salus (Latin) and its official colors are orange and blue. In addition to over 35,405 undergraduate students, UF also boasts of over 17,002 students in its postgraduate courses, taking the total enrollment to over 56,567 (Fall 2019 total) 52,770 (on-campus) 3,797 (online). The school has an academic staff of 8,231 (2018) who teach various courses to the students. Around 56% of the students are females and 44% are males. Notably, University of Florida is also home to an ethnically diverse student population. At UF around 52% are white, 23% belong to Hispanic ethnicity, and 9% are Asian. Moreover, around 97% of the students are 24 and under. The college has produced several achievers in its 167 years of existence and some of the notable alumni are Erin Andrews (Journalist, Actor), Tim Tebow (Athlete, American football player), Marco Rubio (Politician, Lawyer), and Faye Dunaway (Television producer, Film Producer). University of Florida's sporting teams are affiliated to NCAA Division I FBS – SEC. Taking into account all the undergraduate and graduate degrees, including both residential and online, UF offers around 606 programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by AAMFT (American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy), ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.), ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs), and ACCE (American Council for Construction Education). $1 billion (2019) is the total value of endowment of the University of Florida.

Location & Contact

Address

Tigert Hall

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 3523923261
Fax: N/A
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Rankings

The rankings provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere, as long as US universities are concerned. University of Florida has been ranked at the 70th position among other universities by Forbes. It is to be noted that Forbes decides on the rankings of the university based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

1st Nov

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

39%

SAT Range

1280 - 1440

ACT Range

27 - 32

Application Fee

$30

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

Admission to UF is moderately difficult. However, the university is selective in taking in students. Candidates are required to fill the form and submit a fee of $30, as part of the admission process at UF. The SAT score in the range of 1310-1470 would boost a student's chances of securing admission. The average ACT score at University of Florida is 30. However, those getting an ACT score less than 28 might also be offered admission. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at Tigert Hall, Gainesville, Florida 32611. To gather more information, they can call them at (352) 392-3261.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$11,313

Average Annual Cost

$4,477

Books And Supplies

$1,030

Other Fees

$1,904

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$10,120

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,680

Total One Year Cost

$21,211

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to UF are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $32,350 per year. If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Associate degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

18:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

97%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

81%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$16,197

Faculty Overview

61%

Male Professors

39%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Biology, General

471 Graduates

Psychology, General

418 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

370 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

345 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

325 Graduates

Political Science and Government

309 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

293 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

222 Graduates

Economics

211 Graduates

Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...

209 Graduates

Health Services/Allied Health/Healt...

204 Graduates

Microbiological Sciences and Immuno...

203 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

192 Graduates

Physiology, Pathology and Related S...

186 Graduates

Marketing

178 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

170 Graduates

Criminology

167 Graduates

Anthropology

158 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

157 Graduates

Public Health

152 Graduates

History

137 Graduates

Sociology

135 Graduates

Systems Engineering

133 Graduates

Agricultural Business and Managemen...

131 Graduates

Chemistry

131 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

127 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

123 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

121 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

120 Graduates

Animal Sciences

119 Graduates

Food Science and Technology

119 Graduates

Civil Engineering

117 Graduates

Chemical Engineering

114 Graduates

Journalism

106 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

91 Graduates

Computer Engineering

90 Graduates

International/Global Studies

90 Graduates

Communication Disorders Sciences an...

86 Graduates

Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astrona...

85 Graduates

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facil...

78 Graduates

Mathematics

73 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

72 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

68 Graduates

Architecture

67 Graduates

Management Sciences and Quantitativ...

65 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

65 Graduates

Construction Engineering Technologi...

64 Graduates

Wildlife and Wildlands Science and...

59 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

57 Graduates

Sustainability Studies

55 Graduates

Plant Sciences

53 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

52 Graduates

Statistics

52 Graduates

Forestry

50 Graduates

Visual and Performing Arts, General

47 Graduates

Philosophy

46 Graduates

Environmental/Environmental Health...

44 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

42 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

40 Graduates

Zoology/Animal Biology

40 Graduates

Materials Engineering

39 Graduates

Nutrition Sciences

39 Graduates

Biological/Biosystems Engineering

36 Graduates

Biomedical/Medical Engineering

34 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

32 Graduates

Physics

32 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

30 Graduates

Dance

28 Graduates

East Asian Languages, Literatures,...

27 Graduates

Nuclear Engineering

27 Graduates

Geography and Cartography

25 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

25 Graduates

Music

23 Graduates

Classics and Classical Languages, L...

20 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

18 Graduates

Engineering-Related Technologies

16 Graduates

Fire Protection

16 Graduates

Astronomy and Astrophysics

14 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

13 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

12 Graduates

Landscape Architecture

11 Graduates

Botany/Plant Biology

8 Graduates

Slavic, Baltic and Albanian Languag...

8 Graduates

Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Se...

7 Graduates

Soil Sciences

3 Graduates

Agricultural Engineering

2 Graduates

Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

2 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

35,491

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

26%

Full-time

91%

Part-time

9%

Students Gender

Male

44%

US National: 44%

Female

56%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

53% White

3% Unknown

6% Black

22% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

3% Non Resident alien

9% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

13%

Out Of State

80%

In State

7%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

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 Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

24%

Averege Housing Cost

$5,650/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,470/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,470/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Albert the Alligator

School Colors

orange and blue

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

41

Total Male Athletes

285

Total Female Athletes

240

Intramural Sports

13

Sports Club

57

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Gymnastics

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by UF. At UF, $10,220 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. University of Florida has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at UF costs around $4,470 per year. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 44% male and 56% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$42,600/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$56,000/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$13,250

$23,497

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$138 - 244

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

91%

Average Aid Per Year

$10,233

Students Receiving Federal Grants

24%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,014

Students Receiving State Aid

86%

Average Aid Per Year

$7,796

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

30%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,888

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$17,637

$30K - $48K

$18,192

$48K - $75K

$17,345

$75K - $110K

$13,484

> $110K

$7,065

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$77,049,372

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$172,486,122

The financial aid department of University of Florida helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average financial aid at University of Florida is around $3,323 and the federal grant is $6,277. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $8,140 as well as institutional aid worth $3,323. At UF, the total amount of need-based scholarships/grants awarded to students stands at $77,049,372 per year. On the other hand, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants offered in a year add up to $172,486,122.

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