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Colleges / University of Florida

University of Florida

Gainesville, FL 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate30%

About UF

University of Florida prides itself for student engagement and service-learning initiatives. As a top-ranked university, UF is renowned for their cutting-edge facilities and strong research programs. The campus is known to be energetic and spirited with a diverse student population. 

University of Florida offers over 300 degree programs from within their 16 colleges and they are known for their highly ranked online programs that allow students to earn their UF degree fully online.

Some of the most popular topics of study at University of Florida include the health sciences, psychology, biological sciences, engineering, and business administration. Students of all majors are encouraged to engage with their community through service-learning, volunteer programs, community partnerships, and fundraising. 

University of Florida athletic teams compete in NCAA Division I as a member of the Southeastern Conference. UF Gators are ranked among the top college sports teams in the country and have won several national and conference championships. Football is a strong part of the campus culture at the University of Florida and students are very enthusiastic in their support. 

Did You Know? 

University of Florida is home to a bat colony in roosting spaces known as the Bat Houses. The Bat Houses contain one of the largest colonies of bats in North America and the bats help control the mosquito presence on campus. 

The CC Community on University of Florida

"The energy and camaraderie surrounding the many sporting events is pretty awesome. With all the clubs and other organizations offered, finding your tribe isn’t hard. However, you have to put yourself out there."

"The coursework is rigorous and the size of the school forces the student to become self-sufficient."

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University of Florida is a public, state university in the suburb of Gainesville, Florida. UF was founded in 1853. The college enrolls around 55,782 students per year, including 34,882 undergraduate students.

UF Acceptance Rate 2022

It is very difficult to get into UF. UF admitted 30% of all applicants in 2022. Out of 51,207 applications received in 2022, 15,431 students were offered admission.

University of Florida Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 30%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.9
Test Optional May require tests
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 79%

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University of Florida is located in the town of Gainesville, Florida, in the suburbs of Jacksonville.

If you want to see UF for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 75 to Gainesville, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Gainesville Regional.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what University of Florida and Gainesville are like without leaving home.

College Info

201 Criser Hall Gainesville, FL 32611

Campus Setting: Suburban

UF Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Mar 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Not available

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to UF is Mar 1.

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University of Florida is a member of the Coalition for College.

More than an application, the Coalition provides free tools and resources to help students through the college admissions process, beginning as early as 9th grade.

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UF SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1320 - 1450


Math SAT Range

650 - 750


Reading SAT Range

650 - 720

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Wondering what life at UF is like? There are approximately 55,782 students enrolled at UF, including 34,882 undergraduate students and 20,900 graduate students. 90% percent of students attend school full-time, 90% percent are from FL and 10% percent of students are from other states.


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