PO Box 114000
201 Criser Hall
Gainesville, FL 32611
(352) 392-3261
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At a Glance

The University of Florida (UF) is a major, public, comprehensive, land-grant, research university. The state’s oldest and most comprehensive university, UF is among the nation’s most academically diverse public universities.  UF has a long history of established programs in international education, research and service. It is one of only 17 public, land-grant universities that belongs to the Association of American Universities.

University of Florida (UF) is a Public institution located in the North region of Florida. UF has Regional Accreditation and is affiliated with the AAU Association of American Universities.

The main campus in Gainesville, FL has a City feeling. 24% of students take advantage of the On-Campus Housing.

University of Florida offers programs that lead to the following types of degrees:

  • Associate (2 yr.)
  • Bachelor's (4 yr.)
  • Graduate Degree
  • Certificate
Highest Enrollment Programs
  • Biology
  • Computer Science
  • Psychology
  • Business Administration | General Studies | BABA
  • Finance
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Student Body (as of Fall 2022)

Enrollment Status
Enrollment Status
Enrollment Type Number of Students
Full Time 46484
Part Time 14311

Full-time students outnumber part-time students (3.25:1) at University of Florida.

Ethnicity Percentage of Students
American Indian/Alaska Native 0.24
Asian 7.62
Black/African American 6.27
Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.31
Hispanic/Latino 17.72
White/Caucasian 53.59
Other/Unknown 14.25

The most common ethnicity is White/Caucasian (53.6%) followed by Hispanic/Latino (17.7%.)

Gender Percentage of Students
Female 56.57
Male 43.43

At 56.6%, female students outnumber male students by a significant margin. Percentages are based on "as reported" values.

Additional Information

Additional facts are available at: www.ir.ufl.edu  

In addition to studying at nation’s the No. 5 public university with some of the world’s leading faculty, University of Florida students will now be part of an $80 million artificial intelligence initiative in which UF will incorporate AI across the curriculum. The initiative includes a commitment from UF to hire 100 more faculty members focused on AI. They will join 500 new faculty recently added across disciplines -- many of whom will weave AI into their teaching and research. UF is also home to HiPerGator AI, recently ranked one of the world’s most powerful supercomputers.

With a highly diverse student body representing all 50 states and more than 130 countries, UF also offers over 1,000 student groups, more than 120 undergraduate majors and more than 250 graduate degree programs, giving students the opportunity to thrive academically and socially in almost any way imaginable.

Enrollment Stats
Total Students: 60,795
Undergraduate Students: 41,052
Graduate Students: 19,743
Average Student Age: 24
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Costs and Financial Aid (as of Spring 2023)

Credit Hours
for Full-Time
In-State Tuition
per Credit Hour
Out-Of-State Tuition
per Credit Hour
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Additional Information

Averages 2023-2024 fee structure at this update.

For the UF Online tuition and fees information, please visit https://www.sfa.ufl.edu/contact-sfa/

Undergraduate Cost of Attendance Information: https://www.sfa.ufl.edu/cost/ 


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Estimated Full-Time Costs
Estimated Full-Time Costs
Category Cost
Full-Time Tuition 6380.00
Books and Supplies 1450.00
Housing Costs 6350.00

The total estimated full time costs of $14,180.00 consists of $6,380.00 for Tuition, $1,450.00 for Books and Supplies, and $6,350.00 for Housing.

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Admissions (as of 2023)

Freshman Applicants
Application Fee
Tuition Deposit
Average GPA
for Merit Scholarship
Admissions Policy
University of Florida follows a Competitive Admissions policy. Acceptance depends on the number and qualifications of those who apply for admission for a given term.
Admission Notification Plan
Single Deadline
Additional Information

Nursing: 352-273-6400 requires addtl form and test: AHPAT 1-800-622-3231

All the above may require audition/portfolio/special tests/additional forms. Contact departments listed.

Application deadline for admitted freshman due by November 1, 2023

For UF Online admssions information and application deadlines, please visit: https://ufonline.ufl.edu/admissions/ 

Average Test Scores
ACT Score: 30 – 34
SAT Score: 1,350 – 1,490
Average GPAs
High School: 4.4 – 4.6
For Merit Scholarship: N/A
Application Deadlines
Academic Period Admissions Deadline Financial Aid Deadline
2023 Summer 11/01/2022 08/04/2023
2023 Fall 11/01/2022 12/15/2023
Additional Deadlines Information
Admissions URL
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Distance Learning (as of Spring 2023)

UF Online is ranked #1 in the 2022 U.S. News & World Report Best Online Programs. Learn more about rankings, affordability, and undergraduate programs offered at: https://ufonline.ufl.edu/
Enrollment Procedures

Visit this page: http://www.distance.ufl.edu

Click on the Prospective Students tab to access programs by level.  When you find a program you are interested in click on that program for specific information on how to apply.

Distance Learning Fees

The average University of Florida Distance Learning Fee is $14.23 per credit hour.

If a course has a DL fee the amount will be listed in our schedule of courses in the

Add'l Course Fees: field.

SOC Page: www.registrar.ufl.edu/soc/

Additional Information

Expanding access to a world-class education through distance learning is of increasing importance to UF.  With undergraduate degrees offered through UF Online and more than 180 graduate degree, certificate, and non-credit professional development continuing education programs, the institution recognizes leveraging technology to enhance both access and quality is mission-central.  Student enrollment in distance learning programs is now more than 8,000 students.  Recently, UF’s online MBA program was ranked No. 1 in the U.S. and among the best in the world.  UF prides itself on offering high-quality online degree and certificate programs at an affordable rate.   

Nationally Recognized Programs
  • Business Administration | General Studies | BABA
  • Business Administration | General Business | BSBA
  • Computer Science
  • Sport Management
  • Fire and Emergency Services
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Distance Learning Courses

University of Florida publishes Distance Learning courses on the FloridaShines Course Catalog. Students enrolled in other Florida public institutions can start registration as transient students directly from the catalog.

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Main Campus
PO Box 114000
201 Criser Hall
Gainesville, FL  32611
(352) 392-3261
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Campus Life (as of 2023)

Greek Academic Organizations
Greek Fraternities
Greek Sororities
Social Fraternities
Social Sororities
Academic Honor Societies
Professional Associations
Marching Band
Special Interest Clubs / Organizations
Symphony Orchestra
Student Government Association
On-Campus Housing Options
Female Only
Male Only
University of Florida offers Co-Ed, Female Only, and Male Only housing. 24.00% of students live on campus.
On-Campus Services
Fitness Services
Child Care Services
Medical Services
University of Florida offers Fitness, Child Care, and Medical services.
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Florida is the only program in the nation to finish among the nation’s top 10 in each of the last 38 national all-sports standings.
Intercollegiate Sports
Sport Men's Team Women's Team
Scholarships Available
Cross Country
Intramural Sports
Basketball, Football, Soccer, Softball, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball
Additional Information

The UF Athletic Association has contributed $114 million since 2006 to help fund UF academic endeavors. UF has won 27 national team titles since the 2008-09 season.  UF is one of two programs to claim at least one national title in each complete season since 2008-09. Sixteen Gator teams have claimed national titles - that array is the fourth highest in the nation and leads any team east of the Mississippi River.  UF has had 129 Academic All-America honors since 1992. Florida is the only school in the nation to finish in the top 10 in national all-sports rankings every year since 1983-84, a span of 38 years. Since 1968, 206 Gators have represented 45 countries in 21 Olympiads with former and current Gator athletes claiming to 143 medals, including 69 gold. A total of 32 current and former UF athletes represented 16 countries in Tokyo at the 2020 Olympics and took home 17 medals, including nine gold.

Team Identity
University of Florida competes as part of the following organizations:
  • NCAA Div I
  • Southeastern Conference
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Returning Students (as of Fall 2023)

Admissions/Re-Admissions Instructions
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Contact Directory

Accelerated Options

General Contact Information
 (352) 392-1365


General Contact Information
 (352) 392-1365


UF Online Admissions
 (855) 994-2867

Disability/Special Needs

General Contact Information
 (352) 392-8565

Financial Aid

General Contact Information
 (352) 392-1275

Honors Program Admission Info

General Contact Information
 (352) 392-1519


General Contact Information
 (352) 392-2161

Returning/Adult Student Info

General Contact Information
 (352) 392-1711

Transfer Student Information

General Contact Information
 (352) 392-1365

Visitor Information

General Contact Information
 (352) 392-2959