University of Florida (UF)

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Gainesville, FL

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University of Florida

University of Florida

University of Florida Student Essentials

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Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)
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About UF

Ranked consistently among the nation’s top public universities, the University of Florida (UF) offers undergraduate and graduate academics across a wide range of disciplines. The university is organized into 15 different colleges, which combine to provide more than 100 majors and about 200 graduate degree programs.

Research is a key component in UF’s academics. The university has about 150 research centers and institutes, and receives nearly $620 million per year in research awards. These extensive research opportunities make UF a great destination for graduate study.

The university also has a strong alumni base. There are more than 330,000 Gators around the world, including all 50 American states and about 135 countries.

NCAA athletics are central in UF student life. The Gators are particularly successful in football, where they’ve won three national championships and produced as many Heisman winners. The Florida men’s basketball team has also emerged as a powerhouse in recent years, winning back-to-back championships in 2006 and 2007.

All of UF’s application materials are available on its website. To apply, simply create an account and follow the step-by-step process. Admissions requirements vary depending on the type of applicant and the program you’re applying to.

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UF Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 5 of 5 Stars 10 Reviews

90% of students gave University of Florida 5 stars overall.

9 reviews 1 review 0 reviews 0 reviews 0 reviews

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2015

Overall Rating

University of Florida is an amazing school, they provide endless amounts of opportunities not only in education, but building ones character. I love the diversity the campus brings, where I am constantly learning not only in my classroom but the cultures of people around me. UF provides high standards and I can see it in the people around me.

Student at This School - Grad Year 2016

Overall Rating

I love it. It's my dream school.

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UF Map & Location

University of Florida

355 Tigert Hall

Gainesville, FL 32611

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Getting Around UF


Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

9/10 walk


Seasonal average temperatures for Gainesville, FL

Winter Dec 68 44 Jan 66 42 Feb 70 45 Spring Mar 75 50 Apr 80 55 May 87 62 Summer Jun 90 69 Jul 91 72 Aug 90 72 Fall Sep 87 69 Oct 81 61 Nov 74 51

UF Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students Freshman Class Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 18%
  • African American: 9%
  • Caucasian: 60%
  • Asian: 8%
  • Unknown and Other: 5%
]]> Latino African American Caucasian Asian Unknown and Other
Undergraduate 63% Graduate 37% Full-Time 98% Part-Time 2% Women 59% Men 41% International 1% Domestic 99%

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