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Colleges / University of West Florida

University of West Florida

Pensacola, FL 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate53%
Acceptance Rate53%

UWF Academics

University of West Florida requires a minimum of 120 semester hours to complete a bachelor's degree.

Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal. UWF accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, UWF has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

NOTE: Around 48% of students who start college at UWF complete all the credits required within six years.

UWF offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Academic Options Yes No
Accelerated Degree Program
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: UWF may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

Which Courses Will I Take At UWF?

UWF has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are required to fulfill a lanuage requirement as well as a math and science requirement.

Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for UWF.

Course Required?
2nd Language Yes
Math Yes
Science Yes
Computer Yes

Reminder: Check with UWF directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at UWF

When choosing a major, UWF students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at UWF.

Student Designed Majors

Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.

Senior Projects

UWF does not require a senior project for all students.

Double Majoring at UWF

UWF offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Double majoring may mean taking more courses, but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to a graduate program.


Frequently Asked Questions About University of West Florida


Does UWF Offer Learning Disability Services?

Check with UWF directly for information on any possible available services for students with disabilities.

Does UWF Have An Online Program?

✅ UWF has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does UWF Offer Credit for AP Classes?

✅ UWF offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does UWF Have An Honors Program?

✅ UWF offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.

Does UWF Require Internships?

✅ UWF does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.


Additional Information About University of West Florida


University of West Florida Library

The main library on campus is the John C. Pace Library and there are 2 other libraries on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at UWF

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

UWF offers these dual degree programs:

  • 3-2 dual degree program in business administration

ROTC

What is ROTC?

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Does UWF have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

UWF has an Army ROTC program and an Air Force ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at UWF include:

  • an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus
  • an Air Force branch unit on campus

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

13,317

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

53%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$6,360

Out-of-State

$18,628

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Jun 1
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