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Colleges / University of West Florida

University of West Florida

Pensacola, FL 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate53%

About UWF

University of West Florida is a public, state university in the suburb of Pensacola, Florida. UWF was founded in 1963. The university enrolls around 13,317 students a year, including 9,325 undergrad students.

UWF Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into UWF. Around 53% of applicants get into UWF each year. In 2022, 4,573 out of 8,660 total applicants were accepted.

University of West Florida Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 53%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.6
Test Optional May require tests
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 57%

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University of West Florida is located in the town of Pensacola, Florida,.

If you want to see UWF for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 10 to Pensacola, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Pensacola International.

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College Info

11000 University Parkway Pensacola, FL 32514-5750

Campus Setting: Suburban

UWF Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jun 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Jun 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to UWF is Jun 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to UWF is Jun 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

UWF SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1020 - 1200


Math SAT Range

490 - 590


Reading SAT Range

520 - 620

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Student Life

Wondering what life at UWF is like? There are approximately 13,317 students enrolled at UWF, including 9,325 undergraduate students and 3,992 graduate students. 67% percent of students attend school full-time, 89% percent are from FL and 11% percent of students are from other states.


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