University of Florida

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School Overview

The University of Florida is a four-year public university, whose main campus is in Gainesville, Florida. The school is a land-grant university situated on an expansive 2,000-plus acre campus. It offers hundreds of undergraduate programs and multiple graduate degrees, including more than 120 master’s degrees and 76 doctoral degree programs.

The university is made up of 87 academic colleges, schools and departments, and is home to over 150 research centers. In terms of student population, it is the second-largest state university and the seventh-largest single-campus university in the U.S.

The University of Florida is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

University of Florida Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (352) 392-3261
Website: www.ufl.edu/
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online: www.admissions.ufl.edu/
Address: Tigert Hall, Gainesville, FL 32611
Setting: City: Midsize
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 52,218
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 87%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 18 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 25,939 (50% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $6,381
Out-of-state Tuition: $28,659
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 93%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $10,233

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

University of Florida Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at University of Florida.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 866
Architecture and Related Services 231
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 32
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 61313
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 561
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 421
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 122
Education 45168
Engineering 1131313
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 22
English Language and Literature/Letters 121
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 11
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 964
Health Professions and Related Programs 27139
History 111
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 11
Legal Professions and Studies 41
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mathematics and Statistics 222
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 431
Natural Resources and Conservation 333
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 22
Philosophy and Religious Studies 322
Physical Sciences 444
Psychology 2134
Social Sciences 676
Visual and Performing Arts 872
Grand total 9110212685

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at University of Florida and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $6,381
Out-of-state $28,659
Books and supplies $1,030

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $12,737
Out-of-state $30,130

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 5,978 93%
Grant or scholarship aid 5,801 91% $10,233
Student loan aid 1,186 19% $6,387

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 28,827 82% $9,169
Federal student loans 8,325 24% $6,271

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for University of Florida. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled University of Florida students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 38,905 16,465 22,440
Percent admitted 100% 36% 41%
Percent admitted who enrolled 17% 16% 18%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

University of Florida Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 52,218
Undergraduate enrollment 35,491
Graduate enrollment 16,727

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

University of Florida Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship
    • Didactic Program in Dietetics
  • Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education
    • Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses
  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
    • Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs
  • American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
    • Law (LAW) - Professional schools
  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Predoctoral
    • Post Doctoral - Advanced dental education programs (advanced education in general dentistry and general practice residency)
    • Dental Public Health
    • Endodontics
    • Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology- (OMP)
    • Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology (OMR)
    • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS)
    • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
    • Pediatric Dentistry
    • Periodontics
    • Prosthodontics (including maxillofacial prosthetics and combined prosthodontics/maxillofacial prosthetics)
  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy (OTM) - Programs leading to a Master's Degree
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
  • American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
    • Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
    • Counseling Psychology (COPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
    • Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs
    • Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs
    • School Psychology (SCPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
    • Audiology (AUD) - Graduate degree programs
    • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
    • Clinical doctoral program in Audiology
  • American Veterinary Medical Association, Council on Education
    • Veterinary Medicine (VET) - Programs leading to a D.V.M. or D.M.V. degree
  • Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education
    • Health Services Administration (HSA) - Graduate programs in health services administration
    • Health Services Administration (HSA) - Graduate programs in health services administration
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
  • Commission on English Language Program Accreditation
    • English Language
  • Council on Education for Public Health
    • Public Health (PHG) - Graduate level school of public health
  • Liaison Committee on Medical Education
    • Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Dance, Commission on Accreditation
    • Dance (DANCE) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
    • Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

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