35,246
Students
Financial aid thermometer
12,982
Avg. Financial Aid
Very Selective
Admission Difficulty
42
42%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

University of Florida is a University institution located in Gainesville, FL, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 114000
Gainesville, FL  32611-4000
United States
Contact Office of Admissions
Phone: 352-392-1365

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Animal Sciences Checkmark
Food Science Checkmark
Horticultural Science Checkmark
Plant Sciences Checkmark
Soil Science And Agronomy Checkmark
Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Botany/plant Biology Checkmark
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Exercise Physiology Checkmark
Medical Microbiology And Bacteriology Checkmark
Zoology/animal Biology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management Checkmark
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Management Science Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Journalism Checkmark
Public Relations/image Management Checkmark
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
Agricultural Teacher Education Checkmark
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Elementary Education Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
Aerospace, Aeronautical And Astronautical/space Engineering Checkmark
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
Biological/biosystems Engineering Checkmark
Chemical Engineering Checkmark
Civil Engineering Checkmark
Computer Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Environmental/environmental Health Engineering Checkmark
Materials Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Nuclear Engineering Checkmark
Systems Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Construction Engineering Technology Checkmark
Surveying Technology Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
East Asian Languages Related Checkmark
Foreign Languages And Literatures Checkmark
French Checkmark
German Checkmark
Linguistics Checkmark
Portuguese Checkmark
Russian Checkmark
Spanish Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Audiology And Speech-language Pathology Checkmark
Community Health And Preventive Medicine Checkmark
Dietetics Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Nutrition Sciences Checkmark
Sustainability Studies Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Forestry Checkmark
Wildlife, Fish And Wildlands Science And Management Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Parks, Recreation And Leisure Facilities Management Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Jewish/Judaic Studies Checkmark
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Religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Chemistry Checkmark
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Fire Science/firefighting Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Criminology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Sociology Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Dance Checkmark
Digital Arts Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
Interior Design Checkmark
Music Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

32,747
Applied
13,758
Accepted
35,246
Enrolled
42%
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Female Admissions

18,966
Females Applied
8,358
Females Accepted
44%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

13,781
Males Applied
5,400
Males Accepted
39%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

30
Application Fee
4.4
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Essay
Required for some programs Transcript of high school record

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen March 1st February 9th
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 655 620 700
SAT Math 663 620 710
ACT Composite 30 28 32

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

4,477
In-state
25,694
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,904
Full-time student fees
9,910
Room & board
5,440
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

12,982
Avg. Financial Aid Package
13,685
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,472
Avg. Loan Aid
2,717
Avg. Grant Aid
7,612
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
97% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
97%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
23%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

35,246
Total undergrad students
3%
International Students
6%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 21.4%
Black or African American 6.29%
White or Caucasian 54.37%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.21%
Asian 8.09%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.61%
Two or more races 3.32%
Other 3.19%

Gender

Male (44.04%)
Female (55.96%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 22%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Gator Growl/Homecoming, New Student Convocation and Welcome Assemblies

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
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Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
VISA - Volunteers for International Student Affairs, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Black Student Union, Hispanic Student Association and Asian American Student Union

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
crime and rape prevention programs

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Badminton Checkmark No No
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Bowling Checkmark Checkmark No
Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Crew Checkmark No No
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Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
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Gymnastics No No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark Checkmark No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark No
Softball Checkmark No No
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Table Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
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Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
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Bowling Checkmark Checkmark No
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Crew Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
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Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark Checkmark No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Tennis Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
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Water Polo Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No