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University of Florida

Gainesville, FL

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.

Institution TypePublic
Undergraduate Students35,043
   Women19,355 (55.2%)
   Men15,688 (44.8%)
Graduate Students17,243


Entrance DifficultyVery difficult
Overall Admission Rate48% of 29,837 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Decision OfferedNo
Regular Admission DeadlineNovember 1
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPANot reported
SAT Math633 average
590-680 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading622 average
580-670 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing619 average
570-670 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite28 average
27-31 range of middle 50%


Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $21,251
Out-of-state: $43,528
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $6,381
Out-of-state: $28,658
Room and Board
Average Percent of Need Met99%
Average Freshman Award$12,522
Average Indebtedness of
2015 Graduates


Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
Not reported
Regular Class SizeNot reported


Gainesville Population127,488
Nearest Metropolitan AreaJacksonville
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing 
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division I
Sororities22% of women participate
Fraternities 22% of men participate


Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
7.9% Asian
6.5% Black/African-American
21.0% Hispanic/Latino
3.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.5% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
58.1% White
2.8% Unknown
International Students1.3% from 133 countries
First-Year Students Returning96.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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CLASS OF 2021 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
Interested in This College
Average 3.62 4.20 640 644 28
Low 2.34 2.50 500 500 17
High 4.00 5.00 800 800 36
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• The scenic northeast corner of the UF campus is listed as an Historic District on the National Register of Historic Places.

• UF campus features two large lakes and several smaller bodies of water.

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Annual Survey of Colleges 2016, copyright © 2016 The College Board. All rights reserved.
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