10,200
Students
Financial aid thermometer
10,166
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
41
41%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

University of West Florida is a Comprehensive institution located in Pensacola, FL, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address Admissions
11000 University Parkway
Pensacola, FL  32514
United States
Contact Katie Condon
Director of Admissions
Email: admissions@uwf.edu
Phone: 850-474-2230
Fax: 850-474-3460

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Marine Biology And Biological Oceanography Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Community Health Services Counseling Checkmark
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Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Oceanography (chemical And Physical) Checkmark
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

7,104
Applied
2,951
Accepted
10,200
Enrolled
42%
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Female Admissions

3,975
Females Applied
1,672
Females Accepted
42%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

3,129
Males Applied
1,279
Males Accepted
41%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

30
Application Fee
3.58
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2.5

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen June 1st Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer June 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 23 21 26

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

4,319
In-state
16,587
Out-of-state
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Fees

2,041
Full-time student fees
9,942
Room & board
5,880
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

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

Financial Aid

10,166
Avg. Financial Aid Package
10,648
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,092
Avg. Loan Aid
1,722
Avg. Grant Aid
7,347
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
96% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
64%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
13%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

10,200
Total undergrad students
3%
International Students
9%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.97%
Black or African American 12.99%
White or Caucasian 64.69%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.45%
Asian 3.09%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.29%
Two or more races 4.83%
Other 1.84%

Gender

Male (43.35%)
Female (56.65%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 18%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Argo Arrival, Homecoming and CAB After Dark

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
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Most popular organizations:
National Society of Leadership and Service, Baptist Collegiate Ministries, Alpha Chi Omega, Alpha Delta Pi and Student Alumni Association

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Checkmark Checkmark
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Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No No No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Fencing Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
Sailing Checkmark No No
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Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
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Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
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Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Fencing Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
Sailing Checkmark No No
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Faculty

606
Total Faculty
21:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 338
Part-time - 268
Male - 319
Female - 287