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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.

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Institution TypePublic
Undergraduate Students33,720
   Women18,536 (55.0%)
   Men15,184 (45.0%)
Graduate Students16,630


Entrance DifficultyVery difficult
Overall Admission Rate47% of 27,852 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 Math637 average
590-690 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading626 average
580-670 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing625 average
580-670 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite28 average
26-31 range of middle 50%


Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $20,661
Out-of-state: $42,938
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $6,381
Out-of-state: $28,658
Room and Board
Average Percent of Need Met99%
Average Freshman Award$11,875
Average Indebtedness of
2011 Graduates


Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 18% of classes
10-19 students: 29% of classes
20-29 students: 21% of classes
30-39 students: 10% of classes
40-49 students: 6% of classes
50-99 students: 9% of classes
Over 100 students: 7% of classes


Gainesville Population127,488
Nearest Metropolitan AreaJacksonville
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing66% of freshmen, 20% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division I
Sororities22% of women participate
Fraternities22% of men participate


Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
7.7% Asian
6.8% Black/African-American
20.1% Hispanic/Latino
2.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.6% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
58.8% White
2.9% Unknown
International Students1.2% from 130 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 2020 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
Interested in This College
Average 3.55 4.13 614 603 589 27
Low 1.70 2.00 200 200 200 14
High 4.00 5.00 800 800 800 35
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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.

A portion of the College Profile data is provided under license by:
Annual Survey of Colleges 2014, copyright © 2014 The College Board. All rights reserved.
Peterson's Undergraduate and Undergraduate Financial Aid Databases,
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